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The Professional Beauty Association Scruples Scholarship for New Salon Owners awards a new salon owner with $1,000. Hair services must be offered at the salon to be eligible.

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No More Nails-Only?

Between 2012 and 2017, nail salons will increasingly expand into full-service salons, which will allow industry operators to diversify their customer base and mitigate revenue fluctuations, according to a recent report by market research firm IBISWorld.

Heads or Nails

The concept at Hot Heads and Cool Claws is simple: beautiful nails for the ladies and expert haircuts for their husbands and kids.

Power Grooming

Total beauty in under an hour is a team effort at Style Bar Beverly Hills. For less than $100 ($99 to be exact), clients receive a hair blowout and style, a professional makeup application, and a perfect manicure and pedicure.

On the Road: Head to Toe Salon & Day Spa, Endwell, NY

“It’s all about you at Head to Toe Salon & Day Spa. May I have your first name?” Wow. I was taken off guard by such a pleasant phone greeting. All about me, I thought. Who doesn’t want that?

Taking Over Knoxville

Starting as a single hair salon, Visage has expanded to four locations with nail and hair services. With the goal of being “more things to more people,” it looks like Visage is on its way to a Knoxville takeover.

On the Road: Body Shoppe Spa, Yorktown, Va.

Java is my friend, so it’s a good sign when I head into a salon and they have a coffee bar. Food too? Even better. I can grab a bite to eat and be pampered at the same time. That’s what I found at the Body Shoppe Spa in Yorktown, Va.

Just Right, the Second Time Around

Prompted by the desire to create her ideal salon, esthetician and nail tech Victoria Vo sold her nails-only business and opened up a full-service location just two miles away. Decorating it herself and offering the services she’s always wanted, Ku’tur Nail Lounge and Salon has ended up being just right, the second time around.

A Tag-Team Duo

San Franciscan couple Howard Hines and Maria Tan take a very hands-on approach to managing their salon, Tiptoes Nail Spa, despite juggling another full-time job and two kids.