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What do I wear to do on-site wedding nails?

February 28, 2013

I’ve recently started offering on-site wedding services (nails and hair). What clothes should I wear for these bookings?

Answer

As a professional, going on-site can greatly grow your business. Always remember: Image is everything and looking the part is key to gaining other clients.

The first option is all black or black and a color combination. Black is a classic but professional look for anyone in the beauty industry. This also allows you to look professional but be comfortable while working. If going with this option, I recommend wearing some type of name tag or salon information on your bag to verify who you are when arriving to your location.

The second option is to wear a salon shirt with dark bottoms. This option not only verifies who you are but is a great marketing tool. A salon shirt is great for a professional who works alone or with a team of professionals in a larger salon. Think stylish, professional, and comfortable when choosing your attire for weddings.  — Alica Best is the owner of Upscale Nail Bar in Griffin, Ga., and offers a variety of bridal services.

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