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Mani, Pedi, Party at the Nail Truck

Just in time for wedding season, The Nail Truck, a vintage airstream that serves as a mobile salon, travels to serve clientele for upscale nail parties.

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9 Ways You Might Be a Hipster Salon

Google defines hipster as, “a ­person who follows the latest trends and fashions, ­especially those regarded as being outside the cultural mainstream.”

Going Mobile

After a couple of unsuccessful attempts at establishing her own nail salon, Chicago-based nail tech Wauteesha Weatherall knew she had to develop a plan that was going to make her stand out: a spa on wheels.

Attracting the Busy Client

Bursting the “Too Busy” Bubble: Employees these days aren’t taking their vacation days... or even their lunch breaks. How can nail salons capture this time-strapped clientele?

L.A. Hair: Episode 3 -- Naja's Take on Her Business (and Pleasure) Vegas Trip

Things are still a bit tricky in the salon, to say the least. I’ve heard before that a human being is an adapting machine, so ADAPT is what I'll do for this current situation. I'll adapt

Nails Across America Kicks Off This Week

Remember when we told you about Breanne Trammell, an aspiring (and now licensed) nail artist who wanted to travel across the United States doing nails (in a canned ham trailer, no less)! Well, readers, Trammell is

Cross Country Nail Road Trip: Nails Across America

Newly licensed nail tech Breanne Trammell (who graduated from TW Nail Technology Inc.) embarks on a cross-country road trip this summer, in which she'll take a canned ham trailer renovated as a mobile nail salon and do manicures all over the U.S. "This experiential project is about more than simply nail art. By transforming a 1968 Shasta Compact camper into a mobile salon, I aim to create an intimate platform to exchange ideas and conversation," Trammell says.

Now’s a Great Time to Join Beauty Bus

While working on a story for our June issue about caring for nail clients with cancer, I reached out to nonprofit Beauty Bus for a sidebar about volunteer organizations serving this demographic. The Beauty Bus Foundation

New China Glaze App

App home screenTake a picture of anything and see what colors China Glaze has to matchAdjust to your nail length and skin tone, then try a color on View different collectionsView videosIf you are an iPhone,

Bahamas, Baby!

The owner of Kai’s Kottage in Titusville, Fla., Kai Keach flies to Andros Island in the Bahamas once a month for a few days to deliver nail and skin care services on the navy base there.