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Past Web Polls
During your standard manicure or pedicure, how many coats of nail polish do you typically apply to each nail?
More than 3 (12%)
I don’t offer polish manicures or pedicures (0.6%)
When it comes to nail color, should fingernails and toenails match?
Yes — they look best when they sport identical looks (20.8%)
Somewhat — they should have a cohesive, complementary look, but not exactly match (41.5%)
Ehh — they shouldn’t clash with each other, but they shouldn’t match either (20.4%)
No — fingernails and toenails should have independent looks (17.4%)
When you apply nail polish on clients, do you purposely leave a small gap between each side of the nail plate and the skin (lateral nail fold)?
I don't apply traditional polish (2.3%)
What was your primary source of money for your nail school tuition?
My own savings account (43.3%)
By working part-time while going to nail school (6%)
By working full-time while going to nail school (14.9%)
By borrowing money from family/friends (11.9%)
Monetary gifts from family/friends and/or scholarships (23.9%)
How quickly do you typically return client phone calls?
within 30 minutes (33.3%)
within 2 hours (28.2%)
within 6 hours (4.7%)
within 12 hours (3.8%)
within 24 hours (6.6%)
more than 24 hours (0.9%)
n/a (I always answer the phone when clients call.) (22.5%)
Do you have MSDS for all of the products in your salon?
Most of them (16.8%)
What are MSDS? (28.4%)
Do you wear gloves when performing nail services on clients?
When was the last time someone else (other than yourself) did your nails?
Within the past week (20.7%)
Within the past month (11%)
Within the past 3 months (7.2%)
Within the past 6 months (3.4%)
More than 6 months ago (57.8%)
What’s your favorite part of the holiday season?
the influx of clients who haven’t come in for a while (27.3%)
giving and getting client gifts (11.4%)
decorating the salon for the season (31.8%)
throwing a fun salon holiday party (11.4%)
the time off (Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, etc.) (18.2%)
Do you ask your clients to wash their hands before starting a manicure?