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Complimentary Class at ABS Helps Beauty Pros Spot Signs of Domestic Violence

ABS Chicago is offering complimentary classes in conjunction with Chicago Says No More on the subject of domestic violence.

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Illinois Passes Law Requiring All Licensed Beauty Professionals to Get Domestic Violence Training

Effective January 1, Illinois will require all licensed professionals within the state to be trained on how to handle situations of domestic violence when speaking with clients. 

L.A. Nail Salon Franchise Expands Nationwide

Bellacures plans to further expand its footprint nationwide by opening 20 new franchises through a targeted expansion strategy in Northern California as well as Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Mexico, and Texas.

Q&A With a Beauty Industry Advocate

Politics Beauty is an umbrella organization that consists of state-level, grassroots advocacy organizations that initiate and address legislation that affects the beauty and barber industry. At its head is nail tech Tamara Johnson. We asked Johnson to tell us about the organization and how readers can become involved.

La Palm Gains 18 Educators

A few months ago, we heard La Palm Spa Products was on a quest for educators, having launched their new Leadership & Artistry Academy (LLAA) to educate professionals and grow its brand. Over a two-day seminar

Day 285: Simply BCA Nail Art

Toni Cassidy, Simply Beauty by Toni, Surrey, U.K.Ashley Kilpatrick, Nebraska City, Neb.Jamie Panici, Headhunters Beauty Salon, Bourbonnais, Illinois

Sweet Potato Pedicure

All you need is a trip to the grocery store to get the ingredients for this Thanksgiving-appropriate pedicure by Chicago's Aracely's Nails.

Mobile Marketing

How do you attract clients when you have no storefront to draw them in? Target marketing, networking, and a little creativity can help mobile nail techs expand their businesses.

Where Are They Now?

Flash back to the ‘90s to catch up with past AVAs winners. Six Salon of the Year and Nail Technician of the Year Award recipients share their professional and personal triumphs since winning.

On the Road: Spa Space in Chicago

With services like the Mango-Pineapple Enzyme Manicure, Toe Pebble Pedicure, and Peppermint Patty Body Treatment, it’s no wonder Spa Space has garnered many accolades. O, The Oprah Magazine even named the spa one of its favourites in the country.