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Retail Boutique: Princess Accessories

Adorable princess party items are not only smart retail options for little mani/pedi parties, but they also serve as add-on sales for mommy-daughter visits to the salon. Try showcasing these cute costumes and accessories on a princess-themed display.

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Piggy Paint

Piggy Paint products are made with hypoallergenic, odorless, and non-acetone ingredients to make them ideal for the sensitive skin of children. 

Trend: Kid's Pedi Chairs

Children's pedicure chairs make it easier to pamper the kiddies.

Pedicures & Manicures for Young Clients?

When kids are younger it seems like they can’t grow up soon enough. They spend days dreaming about what adulthood will be like (I dreamt that I would be a nun who smoked cigarettes), and they mimic the adults they see in their lives — parents, teachers… Jessica Simpson.

Are They There Yet?

There’s no arguing that kids these days are growing up faster than they did 25 years ago. But just because they want to be older faster, does that mean you should help them? Manufacturers, experts, and techs discuss just how young is too young for various nail services and how to perform services on and attract younger clients.

10 Ways…To Prepare You and Your Clients for a Perfect Prom

Prom season can be just as profitable as bridal season if you play your cards right and treat your guests like it's the special day they want it to be. 

Beauty at any Age

While it is true that all your clients want nice whatever their age-a 20-something client’s idea of the perfect service can be much different than that of a 50-something client.

Effortlessly Fill your Book and Make Piles of Money Now!

Wouldn’t it be nice if such an opportunity existed? While conventional wisdom says the beauty industry is recession-proof, savvy nail techs are not content to wait for business to fall in their lap. It takes much effort, planning, and will to grow business during an economic downturn. Here we’ve asked proactive nail techs to share their secrets for filling their books and attracting new clients when everyone is in a financial pinch.

A League of Your Own

Caught between high-volume discount salons and high-end mega-spas? Rather than try to win by their rules, write your own rules geared to a more narrow and tailored clientele and create your own niche.

It’s a Teen Thing

Don’t think teens have the interest money or loyalty to cultivate as steady clients? Think again: 28.5% of teens ages 13-19 already get regular manicures. Learn why – and how – salons are making teens a popular part of their salon culture.