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Nail Salon Industry Statistics and Resources

We will continue to update this page with statistics and important health and safety resources for nail salon owners, nail technicians, and consumers.

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"Very few worked in nails back then..." #NailedIt documentary

Thuan Le, one of the first 20 Vietnamese American nail technicians speaks of her experience getting into the nail biz with the help of Hollywood actress Tippi Hedren. She and Tippi Hedren are in the documentary #Nailedit: Vietnamese & the Nail Industry. Coming Soon! http://www.naileditdoc.com

#NailedIt: Vietnamese Nail Documentary Indiegogo Fundraiser

#NailedIt: Vietnamese & the Nail Industry will tell the tale of how actress and humanitarian Tippi Hedren helped Vietnamese refugee women into the nail industry and follow personal stories of those whose lives were impacted.

#NailedIt - Vietnamese Americans and the Nail Industry (trailer)

Filmmaker Adele Pham has been researching and filming a documentary about the Vietnamese nail industry and is excited to share the trailer for #NailedIt : Vietnamese Americans and the Nail Industry. http://www.naileditdoc.com

Nails: The Guilt-Free Treat

“Even for those on a tight budget, nail products offer a relatively guilt-free treat with the power to change their options.”

Why They Skip the Salon

A study by market intelligence firm Mintel found that expense plays a large role in why women do their nails at home, but it is not the only issue.

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.

Nail Techs by the Numbers

Find more industry statistics at www.nailsmag.com/market-research

Tippi Hedren Honored by Vietnamese-American Association

Former actress and model Tippi Hedren, best known for her role in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds , and credited with helping the Vietnamese community first get started in the nail industry back in the ’70s, will be honored by the Vietnamese-American association, Boat People SOS, for their 30-year anniversary gala in Washington, D.C. In a video feature by the ShermanOaks Patch , Hedren is interviewed on how she helped educate the first Vietnamese refugees that fled the war on boats, on how to perform manicures and provide income for themselves in America. Hedren was a resident of Sherman Oaks, Calif., in 1975, and sponsored 20 Vietnamese refugees to go through nail school. See the full article here: http://www.vasummit2011.org/media/press-releases/144-hollywood-icon-and-humanitarian-tippi-hedren-to-be-presented-the-service-of-humanity-award-at-bpsos-gala.html

A Salon Story

The Vietnamese salon worker has become a recognized image within the industry. Who are these salon workers and what is their story?

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