acrylics


Nail Styles With Love From England
  • May 8, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Sorry to drop of the blog for a bit! I have loads to share this week to make it up to you! One of the requests for my trip to England was to come back with

Read more

Keywords: acrylics   gels   nail art   social media   tech-to-tech sharing  
10 Common Nail Myths Refuted by Doug Schoon
  • March 21, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Don’t you have a little chuckle to yourself when someone sits down in your chair and starts talking about breathing nails? What other myths have you heard over the years? Doug Schoon addresses common nail myths

Read more

Keywords: acrylics   gels  
Rebalancing/Filling Acrylic Nails
  • December 14, 2012
  • Holly Schippers

Part of business building is client retention. It does not do a lot of good to put out the effort to get people in the door if you can’t keep them in your chair. Something I

Read more

Keywords: acrylics   gels   tech-to-tech sharing   troubleshooting  
Don't Fear the Nail Form
  • September 17, 2012
  • Holly Schippers

I think enhancements can be more fun to do when sculpted because tipping requires the effort of match, fit, and blend if you are going to really do them up nice. What tends to stop a

Read more

Keywords: acrylics   tech-to-tech sharing   troubleshooting  
Strive for Constant Improvement Through Learning
  • October 17, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

How are you feeling about your nail skills? Hopefully not too bad, but we all could use improvement and striving for constant improvement is what keeps us fresh and ever changing. Taking classes is such an

Read more

Keywords: acrylics   continuing education  
CND Grand Master Class in Hawaii
  • July 28, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Are some of you CND techs? If so I wondered if you would be interested in joining me in Hawaii for three days of CND Master Classes with the opportunity to earn your Grand Master. The

Read more

Keywords: acrylics   continuing education   gels  
Holly Accepts Our Nail Eyes Challenge
  • July 26, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Did you catch at the end of the most recent blog about nail eyes that NAILS Magazine issues us a challenge? I don’t know about you, but I’m always up for a challenge. Here is a

Read more

Keywords: acrylics   gels   nail art   tech-to-tech sharing  
In Search Of Embedding Techniques
  • July 18, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Do you admit your shortcomings as a professional or are you basically good at everything? I like to think I can do everything decently, but am smart enough to know that my niche is in natural

Read more

Keywords: acrylics   gels   tech-to-tech sharing   troubleshooting  
True or False? Find Out if These Nail Myths Are Real
  • May 20, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

I’ve enjoyed reading your messages and have some answers for your myth questions that you can share with clients! Gel nails are better for your nails then liquid and powder.False. To quote Greg Salo from Young Nails,

Read more

Keywords: acrylics   gels   troubleshooting  
Acrylic: Understanding Mix Ratio
  • April 29, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

We have covered great cuticle work as an option to help prevent lifting. If you work with liquid-and-powder products another culprit can be the mix ratio. The mix ratio can vary from company to company, so

Read more

Keywords: acrylics   troubleshooting  
Perfecting Your Acrylic Smile Lines
  • April 26, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Do liquid-and-powder smile lines elude you? Does it feel like a jigsaw puzzle and someone is playing a joke on you by withholding some of the pieces? Smile lines have always been a struggle for me

Read more

Keywords: acrylics   troubleshooting  
Tech-to-Tech: How Do You Price a Fill?
  • January 18, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

Now and then instead of typing up a blog that leaves you with only my opinion on something, I would like to ask for comments that express your opinion. Tech-to-tech networking is a great way to

Read more

Keywords: acrylics   gels   tech-to-tech sharing  
Caring for (and Understanding) the Cuticle
  • January 5, 2011
  • Holly Schippers

To start in on fulfilling your requests for help with preventing lifting, a good place to begin is the cuticle. Most likely we all go through the steps of cuticle work and everyone uses different tools,

Read more

Keywords: acrylics   continuing education   gels   natural nail care   student issues  
Chasing the (Fill) Line
  • December 28, 2010
  • Holly Schippers

Do you notice at this time of year when everyone is busy celebrating and enjoying friends and family that they perhaps like wearing their enhancements a bit longer? Maybe they keep the length the same but

Read more

Keywords: acrylics   gels   troubleshooting  

Archives

Other NAILS Blogs

Subscribe to NAILS & SAVE!

Get a free preview issue and a Free Gift
Subscribe Today!

Please sign in or register to .    Close
Loading...
 
Subscribe Today
Subscribe Today