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Glo’s Grand Re-Opening

Glo Nail Bar in Costa Mesa, Calif., celebrated its grand re-opening after expanding.

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On My Mind: 7 Ways to Rediscover the Joy of the Season

NAILS editor Hannah Lee discusses seven ways to enjoy your holiday season.

How to Offer Your Clients the Ultimate Pedicure

Offering customized pedicures is a great way to gain and retain loyal clients. NAILS takes you through the process, providing you with suggestions for beverages, amenities, add-ons, and more for four fabulous pedicures.

Bridal Ready

It’s the biggest day of your client’s life. It could also mean big business for you, as you prepare to do the nails of the bride, her party, and possibly even those of the groom. Helping your client nail her big day is a process that could begin months in advance. Learn what you have to do to prepare yourself and your bride for nails that will live on in photos happily ever after.

Kansas Salon Does Things Its Own Way

With its own brand of polish, complimentary products, and parties, Fairway, Kan.-based Hoopla offers a twist on the traditional salon experience.   

Art for Art's Sake: Video Gallery + Nail Salon to Open

This fall in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Rita de Alencar Pinto is revealing Vanity Projects, a gallery-style space with an atelier-type nail salon where clients will watch contemporary fine art films while getting their nails done by internationally acclaimed nail technicians.

How to Throw Great Salon Parties

Whether you’re gearing up for a holiday shindig, want to throw your first (or 10th) client appreciation party, or will be welcoming clients to your new salon with an open house, we’ve got you covered with these ideas to be the best hostess ever.

Let Them Eat Cake

If it's your client's birthday, try these birthday cake nails by Hannah Lee (no relation to the NAILS editor) as the perfect way to celebrate!

Birthday Cake Nail Art by PixiePolish

Nail artist Pixie shows how she creates this fun birthday cake nail art design. See more of Pixie's nail art at www.youtube.com/pixiepolish.

Nail "Cakes"

“Wedding cakes” from French Tip Dip are full of at-home nail products (like bubblegum-scented polish remover) that work as great party favors to remind the party guests of your salon.