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Bring the Little Ones to Lacquered Nail Lounge

Owner Jen Carr offers families a place to spend time together with two new salon add-ons: a supervised play area for children and a section just for men.

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Crowdsourcing: Do you have a no-child policy in your salon?

This month we asked nail techs: Do you have a no-child policy in your salon?

Munchkins Welcome

Michelle Phoenix, owner of Wet Paint Nail Spa in Cambridge, Mass., sent out the following announcement to her clients: “While we all enjoy a little quality ‘me-time,’ sometimes our kids need to join us in our daily rounds. To alleviate the fear of interrupting the relaxation of your fellow spa-goers, we are introducing Mothers’ Hours. Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., while open to anyone, are times that your munchkins are welcome to join you at your nail appointment.”

Charming Services and Sweet Treats

Located less than 10 minutes from Washington D.C. is the RiMahni Glo Girls salon, Prince George County, Md.’s first spa created just for little girls. The mini-salon is actually located within the full-service RiMahni Glo Day Spa in Capitol Heights, Md.

Honey… I’ve Brought the Kids

When clients walk through the door with their children in tow, do you cringe with disappointment or welcome them with open arms? Depending on your salon’s policy on children and the mood of your business, they can be a blessing… or a nightmare.

On the Couch Answers Your Sticky Situations

How do you handle kids in the salon and other touchy subjects. 

On the Couch: Salon Consultant Solves Your Management Problems

This month our consultant deals with an owner who has a constantly sick tech, a client whose tips don't stick, and a client who brings her kids in for inappropriate services. 

Children in the Salon: Handle With Care

Should you allow children in your salon? What are the dangers inherent in doing so and have you trained your staff to respond to problem situations?