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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.

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SugarButter Pedicure

Maisie Dunbar uses her own product line, BluffaJo, to create this decadent buttery pedicure.

On The Road: DC-MD-VA

When visiting the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, we couldn’t just stop at just one salon since we don’t get over that way too often. Follow along as we discover unique salons in D.C., central Maryland, and northern Virginia.

Partner With Some Famous Names

Linda and Jim ­Nordstrom, founders of Famous Names LLC and makers of Lumos Top and Bottom Coats, have announced the Famous Names Partner Program.  

Partner With Some Famous Names

Got great people skills and a desire to branch out in the industry?  Linda and Jim Nordstrom, founders of Famous Names LLC and makers of Lumos Top and Bottom Coats, are looking for nail techs to participate

Day 3: Snowflakes and Glitter Nails

Tanaya Banks, Treasure Nothing Better Nail Salon (Baltimore, Maryland)

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.

All the Right Ingredients

Julie Nguyen, owner and founder of Blu Water Day Spa, has plenty of experience in the beauty industry. Coming to the United States when she was 16 and building on the beauty training she received in Vietnam, she worked in hair, then nails and cosmetics, and was quickly able to purchase her own salon.

Quite a Ride

The media likes feel-good stories this time of year and what could be happier than a woman who painted her entire car with nail polish? How about two women painting their cars with polish? One of the

Peppermint Spa Pedicure

Signature Service by Pamper Me Please Travel Spa, Washington D.C./Maryland/Virginia