Biz Talk: When Nail Salons Reopen Should You Charge More?
Reunited and it feels so good! We're dreaming of the day when salon doors will be flung open wide to service the nail needy. This day is on the horizon (obviously with a few modifications for the [...]May 29, 2020
Never Do A Full Set Of Nails Ever Again!
If you choose the path of an entrepreneur; you will soon discover the radical difference between working for yourself and working for someone else. With self-employment, comes many freedoms. [...]May 21, 2020
How To Prepare For A Business Crisis
The earth rotates on its own axis, this rotation is the 24 hours we know as a day. At the same time, the earth is making still yet another rotation around the sun. It is a journey that we know takes 365 days to complete. This movement of the earth around the sun is the rotation that creates the four seasons. [...]May 12, 2020
Why Pink And White Nails Are The Most Important?
There is currently a huge appetite for a full spectrum of nail art. Yet regardless of what’s currently trending, would you believe us if we said that Pink and Whites are the essential and unsung hero of your nail business? [...]May 6, 2020
Stepping Away From The Nail Salon Business
Every week we are indebted to the wealth of knowledge YN’s Tracey Reierson brings to the table. She’s an inspiring example of the pursuit of happiness and a vital part of the “Live Your Passion” movement that we preach and practice here. [...]April 30, 2020
Should Nail Pros Fear Amazon Selling Pro Nail Products?
There is a common belief that if professional salon products are accessible to consumers that nail salons will lose business. Today we dispel the popular myth that professional products available on Amazon have a negative impact on salon services. What does “access” mean and what do nail pros really need to worry about? [...]April 23, 2020
Is It Possible To Make $100/Hour As A Nail Tech?
Daydreaming about your crazy days in the nail suite? While that day is not today, maybe not even the coming months; we know that the moment we're living in won’t be our reality forever. When the time is right, [...]April 17, 2020
Taking Advantage Of Downtime As A Nail Pro
As we continue to adjust through the surreal times of a worldwide crisis, many nail professionals find themselves with a lot of unstructured time on their hands.
Our packed daily routines have ground to a stop and yielded to a different problem set, the slow pace on the home front. [...]April 13, 2020
When Clients Are Not Happy With Their Nail Service
It’s the stuff of nightmares, a client sits across from you at the end of a service and speaks the six most dreaded words known to all nail-pro-kind: “I’m not happy with my nails.” What’s a tech to do? Flip out, ramp up your defense, or strategically acquiesce? [...]April 6, 2020
How To Successfully Manage Your Money
Money, money, money, mo-ney! Back when we were just babies in the nail business, we really struggled with managing our money. Come to think of it, we really didn’t know what money was or what to do if it did come through the door. Running a business, especially a small family one, has been one heck of a ride. [...]March 30, 2020
How To Rebook Clients
It can be intimidating (especially if you’re new to nails) to hit up your client for their next appointment. We’re going to show you how to go for the big ask as intimidating as it might feel. How do you break the seal and ask your clients to commit to their next service with you? [...]March 23, 2020
Real Responses To Difficult Nail Situations
Beyond being a skilled nail technician and a business owner, you have to always present your professional A-Game to the world. We’re in customer service; so it’s mostly a “be ready for anything” business. In our line of work, drama finds you. Let’s take a few tips from our friends in entertainment. [...]March 16, 2020