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4 Lessons Learned at VBP’s Dream Team Class

VBP International teamed up with three industry all-stars to offer a day-long technique and business building workshop. 

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Make Your Business Dreams Come True

Vowing to make the business part of the beauty biz fun and exciting, celebrity manicurist Naja Rickette and Valentino Beauty Pure president David Anthony have teamed up to create VBP International, a new business coaching venture.

Systems for Success

Improve your bottom line with Tech Success, a six-week program from Empowering You Consulting designed to empower you with five key business systems to be implemented into your everyday routine.

Dare to Take the VBP 90-Day Challenge

Celebrity manicurist Naja Rickette and Valentino Beauty Pure president David Anthony have teamed up to create VBP International business coaching.

Tech Shares Her Stories of Overcoming Obstacles

“I have overcome many challenges in my own life and people have always sought advice from me. I decided to turn it into a business,” says Allison Moore, owner of Wilmington, Del.-based Pamper Perfect Mobile Spa and an author, speaker, and life coach.

On My Mind: Ask for What You're Worth

As a nail tech, salon owner, and consultant with Summit Salon Business Center, Jill Wilson often sees nail techs struggling with charging clients what they should for their time and services. She's ready to see nail techs take charge and charge what they're worth.

20 Challenges, 20 Solutions

First-time author Lisa Marie Arnold has been providing business consulting services to salon and spa professionals for 20 years. In her book, Beauty Brigade, Arnold interviews 20 salon and spa owners, focusing on the owners’ biggest challenges and how they were solved through business coaching.

How to Handle Bad Boss Behavior

It’s intimidating enough to have to confront another employee for breaking the salon rules, but what do you do when it’s the owner who’s the culprit? We give you some simple strategies and scripts for a constructive talk, plus expert advice on when it’s time to move on to a different salon.

On My Mind: Neighbors: Strangers or Friends?

It’s savvy to make the effort to cultivate relationships with your salon’s business neighbors. That can mean literally the store on the other side of the wall or it can mean the retail boutique two miles down the road that targets a similar demographic as your business.

Celebrating Our Blogger Voices!

New salon owners, competitors, students, coaches, and a few opinionated veteran techs; we let these reader voices shine through every week online. And they have a lot to say. If you aren’t already following these blogs, bookmark them right away.