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Famous Names Announces Salon of the Year Award

Famous Names has announced the company’s first ever Famous Names Salon of the Year Award. The winning salon was Lacquer, an Austin, Texas salon owned by Carla Hatler.

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Find Tropical Soul and Southern Heart at AriaHouse Spa

After falling in love with a diver she met while working on a cruise ship, English hairstylist Rachel Smith took her passion for indulging vacationers to the Lone Star State.

Texas Salon Targets Athletic Clientele

Athletes may not be the stereotypical salon client, but there still is a market for sports lovers in the nail world!

Texas Salon Puts the "Bar" in Nail Bar

Two Texan sisters created a nail bar modeled after an actual bar, complete with free drinks, bartenders, and karaoke.

Embracing Eccentricity at Red Betty Nails

As Austin, Texas, basks in its budding trendiness and reputation as the “live music capital of the world,” Red Betty Nails distinguishes itself from other boutique nail salons by perfecting a blend of retro and modern, playful and professional.

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.

Texas Woman’s Death Linked to a Pedicure

State inspectors are investigating a Ft. Worth, Texas, salon where a 46-year-old paraplegic woman allegedly contracted a staph infection that led to her death.

Salon Infections Prompt Warnings, Rule Changes in Several States

iIn South Carolina, the Board of Cosmetology issued an alert to licensees, reminding them of the proper disinfecting procedures for footbaths after two salon patrons received skin infections from whirlpool pedicure spas in two different salons.

On the Road in Denton, Texas

This Dallas nail technician loves nails but wants to expand her horizons into skin care. 

A Salon That's Clean and Calm

Roula’s Nail Spa offers one-of-a-kind manicure and pedicure services in an impeccably clean environment. Clients walk in feeling frazzled and walk out feeling inspired by the Zen-like atmosphere.