Business Management

Salon Equipment Survey

Compare your salon to the salons of surveyed NAILS readers to find out which pieces of equipment are found most commonly in the salon.

Being a nail tech is mostly about your smarts and your supplies. Still, there’s that little matter of salon equipment. Which of you has what salon paraphernalia varies according to your clients’ needs, your health concerns, and your pocketbook.

NAILS surveyed readers to find out which pieces of equipment are found most commonly in the salon.

Which of the following items do you have in your salon?

paraffin unit 81%
electric file 80%
UV light 77%
portable, electric pedicure basin 55%
pedicure spa (throne-type) 44%
air purifier 40%
airbrush (for nails) 34%
vented manicure table 34%
local area exhaust system 29%
professional towel warmer 21%
autoclave 20%
other type of electrical sterilizing equipment 20%
tanning bed 15%
microdermabrasion equipment 15%
other specialized ventilation equipment 10%

See more beauty industry statistics and analyses at Nails’ Beauty Industry Research.

Originally published in NAILS Magazine, June 2007.


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