What are the current trends in the ever evolving field of cosmetology? Here are some stats at a glance, courtesy of the NACCAS 1999 Job Demand Survey. [For the record, some of these statistics conflict with those in NAILS’ Fact Book.]

Salon Employment status

60% Full time

29% 20-30 hours

11% under 20 hours

Average number of clients per week

1990 158

1999 174

Percentage of salons that are primarily devoted to nail care

6% 1990

2% 1996

4% 1999


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