Designing a spa or salon website

Designing a spa or salon website   This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. These are a quick few notes about setting up your website. A few people were looking for contacts and ideas, so I thought I’d put this handy list together, and I’ll … Read more

Loyalty programs for spas

Build a loyalty program

Loyalty programs and cards for spas When I first started my business ten years ago, I was struggling with filling my books. I didn’t want to heavily discount my services to try to “win “clients. I wanted high-quality clients, not discount shoppers. This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn … Read more

Free graphics program

Free graphic training course for Canva Are you struggling with social media designs and business graphics? This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases.   I get it.  I have no professional training yet I am able to create hundreds of designs for my business for … Read more

About me

Tania Rice

About me This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. Thirteen years ago, as a newly single mom, I was crazy enough to apply for student loans, go back to school and start a new career.   While I was in school, I studied during my … Read more

Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Bloodborne Pathogens Training for estheticians, nail techs, waxers and more If you have a reasonably anticipated risk of exposure to blood and bodily fluids at work, you need this course. Everyone who works in the spa and beauty industry should take a Blood Borne Pathogens training course.  This site contains affiliate links to products. As an … Read more

Seasonal specials for salons and spas

Seasonal specials for salons and spas   This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. Bookmark this page because we will be updating it with each season! Coming up with unique seasonal specials for your salon or spa can be overwhelming. If you are a new … Read more

Gifts for Nail Technicians

Gifts for Nail Technicians nail-technician Noun This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. A person who applies and maintains nail products on natural nails to enhance their look.   I know how hard it can be to find the perfect gift for nail technicians.  I … Read more

Buy supplies

List of blog posts- Supplies Click on a picture to be taken to the blog post If it’s not quite what you are looking for scroll to the bottom for more categories This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases.     I want to : … Read more

Spa supplies

Wholesale Spa Supplies Several years ago, an esthetician veteran gave me here secret to fining wholesale spa and salon products. I have saved a ton of money ordering cheap salon supplies. This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. If you are looking for nail salon … Read more

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The best online course I buy every year.

This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. The Genius Blogger’s Toolkit 2020 People raved about last year’s Toolkit, and I personally think the 2020 version is even better!   But since this is a really unique concept and not everyone understands what a “bundle” is, … Read more

Gifts for estheticians

Unique gifts for estheticians   This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. esthetician-[ es-thi-tish–uh n ] or aesthetician a person with special training in administering facials, aromatherapy, hair and skincare, makeup, etc.   Estheticians have a unique job.  Often in gift shops, you can find a … Read more

Esthetician and Nail Tech Gift Guide

Esthetician & Nail tech gift guide Any of these gifts make a great present for any esthetician or nail tech in your life.  Click on each picture to see more. This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. Just a note though.  Before purchasing a gift, … Read more

Best selling manicure desks

Best selling manicure desks A manicure desk is a piece of furniture you want to invest in. Especially if you are doing nails all day long. It is one of the pieces of furniture that you don’t want to compromise on when it comes to style, size and durability. This site contains affiliate links to … Read more

Spa insurance for estheticans, nail techs, and other small businesses

SPA INSURANCE Having business insurance is vital for the safety of your business. Many people who work in a spa or own a spa may not realize that having insurance is essential for the safety of their career. This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. … Read more

How do I become a lash technician

How do I become a Lash Technician and start a business? This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. A guest blogpost from Britta Krueger–https://www.flirties.co.uk   To start your own lash business (no matter if you want to offer lash extensions or lash lifting or any … Read more

Esthetician Nail Tech Colouring Sheets

<-Homepage This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. Share these with your little ones! Just print! Since I have been home with my daughter we have been pretty cooped up.  We have been talking a lot about my job and what my day to day … Read more

Keeping busy at the spa or salon during downtime

  This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. What do you do when you have to close your salon or spa temporarily   In the last week, I have gone from being booked solid with a waitlist to shutting my doors.     This is so … Read more

Esthetician Gifts Resource Library

This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases.   A special thank you to Smart Start Consulting for hosting our resource library! This is a place for us to share resources to help grow our businesses   🎀Scroll to the bottom for Mother’s Day Gifts🎀   … Read more

Guest bloggers wanted

This site contains affiliate links to products. As an Amazon Associate, I earn money from qualifying purchases. I would like to expand the blog and am looking for a few industry professionals who are interested in sharing their stories or advice with other industry professionals and newbies. You don’t need any experience in blogging to … Read more

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