Nail Spa 101
December 2, 2012 9:39 PM Subscribe
Someday, maybe 10 years from now, I would very much like to own my own nail salon and mini day spa. Aside from saving my pennies, what can I do now to get myself prepared to make said salon a super hygienic, super chic, and hopefully successful enterprise?
posted by These Birds of a Feather to Clothing, Beauty, & Fashion (17 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Overall I'm pretty entrepreneurial, though I have no experience in owning my own business aside from being a freelance graphic designer and working on Etsy. A brick and mortar salon is obviously a different bird and I'm aware that this whole dream could tank but thinking about it is really satisfying so hope me, Mefites, and help me get my dreams all polished up! I like the approach that Drybar has taken to blowouts and have been trying to understand how they developed their business model, and I know that I want to incorporate reflexology and massage into the mix to make manis and pedis really satisfying but that's all I've got so far. I would not be doing any of the services offered but I would be committed to hiring and training personnel in customer service and hygienic practices, though as of now I have no management experience and am not sure how that works.