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How to Achieve Financial Success In the Salon

Christine Le from Visible Changes Salon in Houston, Texas, shares tips on reaching financial success.

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Consumer Press: Agency Secrets

Ever dream big about doing the nails on the cover of Vogue? Perhaps you want to be the next Naja Rickette or Tom Bachik, dressing up the digits of Hollywood’s finest. If you’re a nail artist who is ambitious enough, anything is possible. Having an agent can help make your dreams a reality that much faster.

PBA Launches Campaign to Prevent Deregulation

This awareness campaign aims to build a stronger, more united front of licensed professionals, and arm them with information to share with their clients on why licensing is important to protect the public from potential harm and the spread of communicable diseases.

Why I Use Professional Products: A Handout for Clients

As a professional, you choose products you believe deliver the best results. Because of your careful selection, clients recognize something different about their nails when they come to you instead of doing their nails at home. Do you ever take the time to educate clients about the benefits they receive from the products? Use the handout on the next page to explain the why of your product choices.

How to Wear Eye-Popping Polish at Work

The April 2012 issue of InStyle magazine tells readers how to wear eye-popping nail polishes while remaining work-appropriate.

Freed From Your Apron Strings: Designer Salon Aprons

Designer salon aprons are being developed by apparel designers as chic alternatives to your basic cover-up with two strings and a pocket. Here’s a sampling of some of the cutest designs.

10 Cute Salon Uniforms

"Uniform” doesn’t have to mean identical, cookie-cutter, or always consistent. Check out these fashion-forward salon uniforms — perfect for salons with a sense of style.

The Benefits of Being the “Best of”

“Best of” lists help raise a salon’s profile, improve their reputation, and build loyalty among their clientele. How do these salons make the list? And how can your salon get in on the action?

Picture Perfect

You don’t have to live in a fashion mecca like New York City to find opportunities to have your best nail styles featured in a professional photo shoot. Take a page from the (ever-growing) book of Joy Yavenue, who enhances her nail art print and web portfolios by partnering with area entrepreneurs.

Just My Opinion: It's All in the Cards

As with all things in life, you only get one chance to make a good first impression. The same applies to your business cards.