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Past, Present AND the future

Here are my thoughts on the old days, to the now and what I think the future will hold for this industry. I do not claim to know it all, but I have to share my thoughts of an industry that I love so dearly. The “GOLDEN OLDIES” Back in the day before Facebook, Instagram, … Read more

Is the beauty industry REALLY recession proof?

As a nail tech, I have gone through 2 recessions. I have ALWAYS said that this industry is recession proof because I went through those 2 recessions unharmed…..I will have to change my wording…if you change how you run your business, you will come out of the recession unharmed. Your customers are forced to set … Read more

My art is better than yours!!!!!

Hey everyone!!! Art ideas and techniques come and NEVER go and then come back again…..confused? What you think is new HAS indeed been done before and is not something you can claim as yours. Some art ideas work best or only with certain types of products, but MOST techniques can be used with multiple products. … Read more

What does Education REALLY mean?

The world has sure changed over my years in this industry. What I see more and more is social media having a huge part in every aspect of our lives. This is both scary and exciting. Exciting because we have SO much more information at our disposal, and scary for the exact same reason. All … Read more


I have been thinking about doing a blog like this for a LONG time. Working in this industry for as long as I have, I have watched new products come and go and I have fallen for some of the marketing claims and literally bought into it to find out AFTER using it that it … Read more

What is SO great about the Cuccio Veneer??????

I receive SO many questions about the Cuccio Veneer. What is SO great about it? Well, I just came across the perfect explanation. This explanation is from Tony Cuccio (Founder and CEO of Cuccio Colour Veneer) and Elaine Watson (VP Product Development Cuccio Colour Veneer). This, to me, is a no nonsense explanation and I, … Read more

There are too many NAIL products to choose from!!!!!

The longer I am in the beauty industry, the more I realize how confused most professionals are when they see ALL the different products that can be used on nails….it’s CRAZY!!!! I have to admit…..before working for Impact Salon Sales I was SO confused. There are 5000 trillion gel polish brands, and WAIT, not all … Read more

Beauty is ONLY skin deep

I was at the Cher concert this past weekend, and I LOVED it! Cindy Lauper opened for her and there are a few things I thought about while watching these women. First of all Cindy is 61 years old and is FULL of life, jumping around and singing in tune for an HOUR! Cher is … Read more

Smooth as a babies bottom!!!!!!

Hey Everyone! This weeks blog is all about the Satin Smooth wax that we sell here at Impact Salon Sales. I will give you a little description of each and then you will be able to decide which one is best for you. You will be surprised when you read the last one….it is also … Read more

Sick of doing nails……..

Hey everyone! It’s been a while since my last blog post, but they will be consistently flowing in now!!! This blog post is about tired nail tech’s. I talk to a lot of you and I hear SO many of you ready to just QUIT….why? because you work your little behind off, putting your heart … Read more