MODERN SALON, SALON TODAY and NAILS recently launched the comprehensive 2021 State of the Industry Research Study to analyze how the COVID-19 pandemic impacted salon businesses and beauty professionals and to assess how they are recovering in recent months. While the results of the study show the industry was particularly hard-hit, it also spotlights the resiliency of the beauty industry and showcases the optimism of beauty professionals.
Most states require that you maintain a log of when you clean your pedicure spa. Use this sample as a guide (it covers all the areas required by most state boards).
Reassure clients that their safety is your primary concern by keeping updated records and talking openly about salon sanitation to your clients.
Tradeshows, such as the International Salon & Spa Expo, America’s Beauty Show, and Premiere Orlando, are a convenient way to gain a lot of nail knowledge in a short amount of time.Here are some ways to help your students get the most out of their first show.
Help your students find the perfect first job to help them grow their nail business with this handout of questions to ask during the interview and things to observe at the prospective place of employment.
This handout, intended for nail students and newbie nail techs, tells it like it is, with advice from those who've been there on how to create your own success and provides a list of things you may not have realized about the job.
One of the biggest decisions new nail techs ponder is whether to rent a booth or to work on commission. Use this handout to help your students understand the difference between renting a booth and working in a full-service salon.
How do you help your students choose the right salon to work in after graduating from nail school? Use this handout to help your students approach the task methodically to make the process a little less difficult.
Although there is a universal sanitation procedure, which is to clean with soap and
water and then disinfect with an EPA-registered disinfectant, every state has its own
requirements and regulations for sanitation, so check with yours. Here are the basics.