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On the Road: The W Nail Bar

While on the Salon Fanatic Tour, I discovered the W Nail Bar, a popular nail chain in the Columbus, Ohio area with four locations in Columbus alone. I visited one inside a DSW store in the Easton Market.

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On My Mind: Local Color

I recently returned from what I’m calling my Salon Fanatic Tour. The beauty of this tour is that it was eight days, 18 salons, and 2,730 miles worth of pure engagement. I wanted to meet our readers and potential readers and do something bold in the process.

The Nail Hub Podcast Transcription: Salon Fanatic Tour

Elizabeth Morris talks to NAILS Magazine's executive editor Beth Livesay about her Salon Fanatic Tour, which took her to 18 nail salons in six states over eight days.

The Nail Hub Podcast: Salon Fanatic Tour

Elizabeth Morris talks to NAILS Magazine's executive editor Beth Livesay about her Salon Fanatic Tour, which took her to 18 nail salons in six states over eight days.

On My Mind: Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

Patience is supposedly a virtue, but these days, I feel like hardly anyone exhibits this trait. A swipe or a click is all that’s expected to connect us with what we want. I too crave the satisfaction of a quick turn-around, but my most recent manicure appointment showed me that some things are just worth waiting for.

Highlights From The Salon Fanatic Tour

In 8 days, executive editor Beth Livesay saw 18 nail salons across six states. That’s a total of 2,730 miles!

Salon Fanatic Tour 2017

Executive editor Beth Livesay traveled coast to coast touring salons and talking to nail techs. Here are her pictures from the road.

Salon Fanatic Tour Day 8: Baltimore

My last leg of the trip was an ambitious one. I traveled to Baltimore to tour salons in the surrounding area, which included Middletown, Del., and Silver Spring, Md.

Salon Fanatic Tour Day 7: Columbus, Ohio

Columbus is a college town that is home to two sidewalk-based salons that benefit from the young crowd always on the run.

Salon Fanatic Tour Day 6: Omaha, Neb.

Omaha is home to up-and-coming nail art studios featuring some of the rising stars in the industry.