What term do you use to describe lacquer that cures without a lamp and lasts longer than regular nail polish?
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?