Is It Ok To Mix Nail Brands?
A lot of people ask if it's okay to mix nail products from different manufacturers. We reveal the absolute truth about mixing nail brands here.
We like to think of nails as equal parts art, science, and magic. Add a dash of this, then a sprinkle of that, Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo! Life shows us that there are certain formulas that work and others that don’t. [...]January 20, 2020
What's Needed When You First Start In The Nail Industry?
“THE DAY YOU PLANT THE SEED IS NOT THE DAY YOU EAT THE FRUIT.” - UNKNOWNWhat do you need when you first start out in the nail industry? Habib and Tracey talk about the hardships that many face when they set out in the nail industry and share what skills you need in order to [...]January 15, 2020
Do Nail Techs Have To Be Artists?
Do you need to be a trained artist to create amazing nail art? Let’s talk about whether or not nail techs need to have art backgrounds to incorporate nail art in their services. Is it safe to assume that you chose life as a nail tech to satisfy a creative itch? Scratch it, then. [...]January 13, 2020
Post Holiday Lull
So you survived the holiday madness and the New Year rolls around...now what? Habib and Tracey talk about how to manage the challenges of the holiday cash flow hangover, how to handle your gift [...]January 6, 2020
How To Build Your Nail Brand
In today’s Biz Talk, Habib talks to Sasha Der Avanessian, Founder and CEO of Harvest Dental, about how to build a brand. [...]December 30, 2019
Acrylic vs. Gel
American Musical Legend and Enduring Cultural Icon If there were to be a face-off between Acrylic and Gel, who would be the winner? Which service is the most [...]December 23, 2019
Nail Pros Must Watch This!
American Fashion Icon and Coveted Bridal Gown Designer Nail professionals are often creative types first and business people second. The Biz Talk often hones in on very specific nail industry business strategies to support [...]December 16, 2019
Best Marketing Strategies For Nails In 2020
What is your digital marketing strategy? Which platforms will be the most effective for your growing nail business in the new decade? Habib and Tracey talk about the top 4 platforms to mess around with so that you can take the world [...]December 9, 2019
Overcoming Chaos In Your Business
YN is growing. With a little hindsight and a bright vision of our future, we can now see the errors of how we did things before and how those things just doesn’t work for us now. Over more than twenty years, YN made reactive business decisions without any true organizational compass. [...]December 2, 2019
Holiday Salon Nightmares
Habib and Tracey share some important survival skills to help you battle through the madness and mayhem that bubbles up [...]November 25, 2019
Don't Miss This Opportunity
When you know how much you’re worth. You’ll stop giving people discounts. -- Helen Keller It’s officially Holiday Season. Right now most nail techs are about to head into the thick of it. We know the nail industry is seasonal. Let’s be smart and [...]November 18, 2019
A Salon Business Q&A With Yn Senior Mentor Brittany Hogan
Fresh out of a knock-your-socks-off YN Mentor Weekend, we sit down with YN Senior Mentor and serial entrepreneur, Brittany Hogan. An incredible 14 year nail veteran with a great salon business and strong social media game, Brittany is a multi-hyphenate hustler who is currently writing a book and spreading the love with her own brand of clothing. [...]November 11, 2019