May 1994 Issue

Nails: Tim Farquhar (Dayton, Ohio) and Kim Morgan (Auburndale, Fla.) did the nails for this month’s cover. Farquhar did tips with fiberglass overlay on the hand with pink nails; Morgan did Decathlon nails (tips with overlays on two nails; the other three nails include a sculptured acrylic nail, a fiberglass wrap, and a light-cured gel overlay) on the hand with red nails.

Photography: Partice Meigneux

Hair and makeup: Elizabeth Sloan/VIZ

Models: Katherine Durish and Karen Mayo Chandler, Brand Model & Talent Agency

Clients Come In From The Cold

May 1, 1994

Rain nor sleet nor snow could keep most clients away from the salon during this past winters record-breaking snowstorms.

Is Franchising For You?

May 1, 1994

When you buy a franchise, you are buying a salon’s blueprint for You provide the manpower and day-to-day dedication, and the franchisor provides the expertise on how to run the salon.

Graphics Contest Entries Win for Simplicity and Clarity

May 1, 1994

Technicians from all over the world sent in their entries for the NAILS 1994 Annual Graphics Contest, and this year, they were better than ever.

What's In A Name?

May 1, 1994

Choose a name for your salon that will stick in client’ minds, create a professional image, and attract the type of clientele you want to attract.

A Great Way to Show Clients They're Appreciated!

May 1, 1994

How Do I Deal With The Chronically Complaining Client?

May 1, 1994

Smile and remember that the client is always right. Appease her by being genuinely concerned about her complaint.

Opportunity Only Rings Twice

May 1, 1994

A client’s first telephone experience with your salon should include a quick response and a cheery hello.

Children in the Salon: Handle With Care

May 1, 1994

Should you allow children in your salon? What are the dangers inherent in doing so and have you trained your staff to respond to problem situations?

Londoners Love The American Touch

May 1, 1994

For another, people associate Los Angeles with the latest crazes, and SuperNail of Los Angeles brings the latest nail trends and techniques to the British public.

Winning Through Attitude

May 1, 1994

Nail competition champions say that while it’s nice to have a salon full of trophies, it’s what they learn in competition that gives them the greatest satisfaction

Tim Farquhar: A Man Who Likes To Keep His Hands Busy

May 1, 1994

Farquhar is the sort of person who is always positive, helpful, cheerful, affectionate, and funny. Yet he seems unaware of his host of admirable traits.

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