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Sunshine Services

A salon owner turns her house’s sunroom into a sunshine-filled nail room.

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On the Road: Nails Icon, Montclair, Calif.

A one-stop shop, Nails Icon in Montclair, Calif., boasts a bustling retail area, clean, affordable services, and isn’t afraid to stay open ’til 1 a.m. for mani-pedi parties. The owner credits the salon’s customer service as key to surviving the recession.

A Little Privacy, Please: Creating Privacy Without Actual Walls

Salon owners share how they created privacy in their salons without actual walls — using drapes, dividers, or whatever else was at their disposal.

More Great Looking Pedicure Areas

Designing an exceptional pedicure area for your salon takes instincts and resources. These innovative salons use both to create pedi areas that are functional, comfortable, and draw you in with captivating salon decor.

Great Looking Pedicure Areas to Inspire Your Inner Designer

There is nothing that can more quickly relax a client (or tech) than a beautifully designed pedicure area. Peruse these pedicure areas for ideas on chair placement, ergonomics, decor, color schemes, and furniture choices.

On the Road: Southcentral Alaska

The noteworthy salons and spas in Southcentral Alaska are proof that top-notch services aren't always hard to find.

Posture Primer

If you’re like many nail techs, you go home after a long day with aches and pain in your hands, shoulders, and back. Proper posture and improved ergonomics can help reduce these symptoms that are often viewed as an unavoidable side effect of being a nail tech.

Pedi Like a Rock Star

When Shauni Kelly was creating Hot Heads Barbershop and Cool Claws Nails in Albuquerque, N.M., she wanted to take the “rock star pedicure” service to the extreme — by tying the entire pedicure room decor into the “rock star” theme.

On the Road: Color Me Green, Manhattan Beach, Calif.

It’s sometimes instructive to take a look at the nail salon industry from the other side of the chair: the client’s side. That’s why it can be especially insightful to chat with a select breed of nail salon owner: the client-turned-salon entrepreneur.

Pedicure Poise

Pedicures can be quite tough on a nail tech’s body. Holding legs while ­clipping toenails, massaging calves and ankles, and scrubbing down thick callus can all quickly lead to sore backs and arms — and cranky dispositions. Here’s what some techs have done to keep their poise during strenuous pedicures.

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