Do you use the manufacturer’s UV light that is recommended for the gel-polish that you use?
Past Web Polls
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
Yes — this goes without saying. (61%)
She should have a license to do nails, but should only perform services in case of emergency. (29.1%)
No — she has too many other management priorities and it doesn’t matter if she has a nail license. (9.9%)
What is your favorite section of www.nailsmag.com?
Nail Art Gallery (76.3%)
Article Finder (2.7%)
Current Issue/Past Issues (1.5%)
Tech Forums (5.9%)
What's New (new products, news, contests, freebies) (8.9%)
NAILS Online Store (4.4%)
What is your best-selling service?
Do you change your menu around the holidays to offer special holiday services?
How often do you attend continuing education classes?
Only when I need to get my continuing education credits. (12.4%)
Several times a year. (17.8%)
As often as possible. (51.5%)
Every month. (3.1%)
Do you think autoclaves should be required in all nail salons?
Yes, I think they should be required. (41.8%)
I do not think they should be required, but I think it's a good idea to use them. (33.3%)
No, I do not think they should be required. (24.8%)
Are you seeing a decline in your pedicure business as a result of all the bad press concerning pedicure thrones?
How often do you change your service menu?
Once a month (6.7%)
Bimonthly (every other month) (3.2%)
Every season (four times a year) (13.5%)
Twice a year (7.3%)
Once a year (17%)
I don't change my menu, but I do have changing promotional services. (37.7%)
What do you like best about doing pedicures?
Massaging my clients' legs and feet. (6.3%)
Seeing how relaxed my clients get during the service. (28.5%)
Using all the different products during the service, such as a mask and lotion. (8.5%)
Seeing how great my clients' feet look after the service. (43.3%)
I don’t like giving pedicures. (10.3%)
How long does it take you to do a full set of acrylics?
Less than 1 hour (34.5%)
1-2 hours (53.8%)
2-3 hours (9.6%)
More than 3 hours (2%)