FEATURES IN THIS ISSUE:
Steppin’ Out in Style
NAILS’ readers have voted and the cover tech winner is Kelly-Marie Daly of Charleville, Ireland. Daly took her inspiration for her winning entry from a movie and a shoe.
Celebrating Our Blogger Voices!
New salon owners, competitors, students. coaches, and a few opinionated veteran techs – we let these reader voices shine through every week online. And they have a lot to say. If you aren’t already following these blogs, bookmark them right away.
Show & Tell
Nail techs share their manicure station set-ups. It’s a revealing look at from function and personality.
My Worst Client Ever
Most likely, the majority of your clients are people you enjoy, who give you energy, who make it easy to love your job. But there’s always that one.
Step-by-steps from Light Elegance and SheeKeeNails
Signature Services: Jelli Pedicure and a Relaxing Rose Pedicure
Get Out of Town: A Guide to 2011’s Big Beauty Shows
Come take a class, learn about the latest products meet new friends, and review your love of nails. Here’s a quick preview of this year’s major tradeshows
My Most Confident Work Outfit
NAILS asked readers: What do you wear to the salon to set the tone for a great day? You told us that comfort and style were both important factors.
Boutique: Customizable Chocolates
As a way of showing client appreciation, personalized chocolate confections are a sure hit. These custom-made sweet treats are just a taste of the endless possibilities available.
Reader to Reader: What’s the most worthwhile tradeshow, professional networking event, or continuing education class you’ve ever been to and why?
Networking to Grow Your Business
Let’s face it, there seems to be a nail salon every corner and some in between. So what‘s a salon owner or nail tech to do to build her business these days? How about networking with other local businesses?
Health Keeping Tidy
In this world of bling, how do you keep a nail station clean.
Secret Ingredient: Red Wine
A closer look at this fermented grape liquid that is packed with antioxidants.