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How a mentor can boost your nail industry success

By Guest Writer | 19 March 2021

Kara Kotsonis, owner of the award-winning NailSquad salon in Deal, Kent, shares her experiences of a business mentor… You may have heard the word ‘mentor’ banded around, but never really thought or looked into whether a mentor could be helpful for you or your business. If so, here’s the professional…

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Thinking of renting a space in a salon? Here’s some advice…

By Guest Writer | 19 October 2020

Kara Kotsonis, owner of the award-winning NailSquad salon in Deal, Kent, shares her top tips for those thinking of renting a space inside a salon… A self-employed position within a salon usually involves renting a space, desk or room for a fixed rent or commission split. However, its not uncommon…

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Why I’ve installed nail desk screens in my salon

By Guest Writer | 9 June 2020

Kara Kotsonis, founder of the award-winning NailSquad Nail Bar in Deal, Kent, reveals why she has added perspex screens to the salon’s nail desks… The official government guidelines for the re-opening of nail salons are due to be released shortly. Most of the proposed guidelines seem straightforward but there has been…

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How to develop your own creative ideas & make your business stand out

By Scratch Staff | 3 February 2020

Kara Kotsonis, Squad Leader at NailSquad Nail Bar in Deal, Kent, shares her valuable business advice… It can’t possibly get any better than Scratch’s managing editor, Helena Biggs, saying she’d noticed our salon’s Instagram page and asking to pop down for a visit. OMG! It really was the stuff of…

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