Skrocki, Renee

Like many technicians, Renee Skrocki was feeling embattled by discount salons that she suspected were using MMA because of all the nail damage she was witnessing, Skrocki took it upon herself to develop on “anti-MMA” campaign, complete with media coverage and a “tools” kit. She soon realized the demand was too much for her, which is when The Nailco Group stepped in to take over production and distribution of the kit. In the meantime, Skrocki mobilized 40 local salons to run an informational ad on MMA in the area newspaper, which became a model for similar campaigns across the country.


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Prominent Salon Owner Dies

June 1, 1999

Julie Skrocki, mother of Renee Skrocki, passed away March 19, 1999 after a brief fight with stomach cancer. The mother-daughter team had owned VIP Nails & Tans in Riverview, Mich., since 1986.

Just My Opinion: You Don’t Need MMA to Run Your Business

May 1, 1998

We may spend a lot of time working on our anti-MMA crusade, we also need to stay focused on being the best we can be, and providing the best possible service to our clients.

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