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Mani Monday: Nail Art at ABS 2015

March 30, 2015  | Blog Post

America’s Beauty Show 2015 ended last Monday in Chicago, but the nail art is still fresh on our minds. While there was virtually every color of hair imaginable on the show floor, nail artists took it to the next level by bedecking their nails to show dazzling results.

Keywords: America's Beauty Show   Bio Seaweed Gel   Cinderella   Gelish   geode nail art  

Booking Bridal Services

April 22, 2013  | Blog Post

Refreshing our look, our services, and our salon is a great way to get ready for the busy coming season. It is a great reminder, Jill, that we need to periodically look at our ourselves and

Keywords: clients   customer service   salon services   Sandy Combs  

Going By The Book

March 13, 2013  | Blog Post

We as a salon started going through the book “Over the Top” by Michael Cole this January. We had our monthly staff meeting yesterday morning and we are doing one chapter a month as a full

Keywords: clients   employee management   Sandy Combs  

Referrals With a Call to Action

February 25, 2013  | Blog Post

I agree Jill, writing for NAILS has been an amazing experience. It has been an honor and a dream come true to be a part of the Coaching Chronicles. Thank you NAILS Magazine for the opportunity and

Keywords: clients   Sandy Combs  

Sharing Just the Right Amount

January 18, 2013  | Blog Post

It has been quite a year for you, Jill. I know it must have been difficult to write honestly about how your highs and lows for last year. I am humbled and reminded how easily we can

Keywords: professionalism   Sandy Combs  

Taking Inventory as the New Year Begins

January 2, 2013  | Blog Post

I hope that all of our readers had a wonderful holiday both personally and professionally, and that you were all as busy as you could be. My wish for all of you is that you all

Keywords: Sandy Combs  

Another Technique to Make Toes Glitter

December 3, 2012  | Blog Post

This week I am going to respond to both of Jill’s last posts. First I will talk about how a referral program during the holiday season has helped us to stay busy during January and February.

Keywords: clients   salon services   Sandy Combs   techniques  

Fun Fashion Show Benefits Local Charity

November 16, 2012  | Blog Post

Last week I mentioned that I was off to help with the makeup for our benefit fashion show. I have to say it was a great experience. Myself and about five of the other employees at the

Keywords: Sandy Combs  

Foil Nails: The Gelish Version

November 9, 2012  | Blog Post

That is a cool look, Jill. This look can be done in a variety of ways. It can be done with Gelish by following the steps below.  1. Sanitize your hands and the guest’s. 2. Push back

Keywords: Sandy Combs   techniques  

How We Handled Rachael’s Wedding

October 25, 2012  | Blog Post

Jill, those are great strategies to help you pre-book your clients. I know that remembering the statements about the client’s discomfort or length of her nails helps me to tailor the offering to the guest sitting in

Keywords: clients   customer service   Sandy Combs  

Giving Back During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 5, 2012  | Blog Post

The ways that Jill has suggested to use the seasonal scented products in your salon are great ways to freshen up your service menu for the holidays and can be extended throughout the year as well.

Keywords: Sandy Combs  

Dollars and Scents

September 24, 2012  | Blog Post

Seasonal scents are something we have used often to shake things up a little and provide a little treat for the guests in our nail department. We have used three main scents in our salon: pumpkin

Keywords: salon services   Sandy Combs  

Don’t Fool Around With Your Tools

September 14, 2012  | Blog Post

Jill has some good suggestions for which tools you should consider replacing and for ways to minimize the cost for you in purchasing new tools and brushes. Besides being a really nice treat to have new

Keywords: Sandy Combs   techniques  

Gearing Up for Back-to-School

August 31, 2012  | Blog Post

I can't believe it's time for back-to-school already. In Walla Walla our county fair is on Labor day weekend too, and school starts around it. We have two school systems right next to each other, so

Keywords: professionalism   Sandy Combs  

Lessons Learned From Holidays Past

August 17, 2012  | Blog Post

You are right Jill, it is much easier to get started with your holiday planning now. Figuring out the types of service and product promotions — and pre ordering all of the things you will need

Keywords: Sandy Combs  


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