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Amp-Up Your Offerings: Eyelash Extensions

In this new series, NAILS explores services you can easily add to your menu to increase your revenue and offer your clients convenience. This month, we take a look at eyelash extensions.

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30 Timeless Tips for Thriving in the Nail Industry

NAILS Magazine has made it to our 30th anniversary — and we want to help you get to your 30th career anniversary too! We present 30 timeless tips, culled from our three decades of experience, to help you build your book, run your nail salon, and, dare we say it, retire.

A Fitting Occupation

Not long ago, Clayton, N.C.-based nail tech Melodie Hand held a Bra Fit Clinic at her salon, Tickled Pink. It sold her on the service and inspired her to become a “Bra Lady” herself.

The Beauty Collective: A Learning Experience

Sometimes a new service or a new tech just isn’t ready for primetime. That’s why Audra Senkus and Gabrielle Ophals developed the concept of “The Beauty Collective” at their New York City-based salon Eve.

Sole Love: A Reflexology Primer

Reflexology is a massage technique that is gaining popularity in salons. It differs from traditional massage by releasing pressure points instead of rubbing muscles.   

On My Mind: Use the “Nail Polish Index” to Your Advantage

NAILS editor Hannah Lee discusses the effect of the "nail polish index" and how your salon can get in on the action.

Nails and Henna Go Hand in Hand

Before she was a nail tech, Ena Rodriguez was a tarot-reading gypsy at Universal Studios Orlando. That’s where she first came across the art of henna tattooing.

In with the Om: Eastern Influences on Western Salon Services

 Westerners are cultivating an appreciation for the ancient Eastern philosophies and practices. Here are some Eastern twists on a few salon services.

25 Business-Building Tips for Booth Renters

Being your own boss is a rewarding choice, but it takes commitment and perseverance. Seasoned techs offer tips to help you succeed.

The Next Generation of Polish

The new crop of UV-cured brush-on gel polishes has set the industry abuzz. But what exactly is the technology behind these so-called hybrids, and how can they affect your business?