FingerNailFixer's on Vimeo!
  • August 7, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Have you ever been watching one of my YouTube videos and wished it had a higher resolution so you could see some of the details better? It has been frustrating for me to have a great

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Fashion-Inspired Nails
  • August 5, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

I spy with my nail eyes some great inspiration in the clothing of some of the New Zealand Beauty Expo attendees. What can you create using some of these patterns as inspiration? I used one shirt

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Keywords: nail art  
The First Nail Competitions at Beauty Expo New Zealand
  • August 2, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

The Beauty Expo in New Zealand offered its first nail competitions this year. How exciting it was to be included in such a great experience! There was a photo contest as well as a live completion.

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Want to drink an L&P?
  • July 31, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

While with some of the girls in New Zealand, one asked if I would like to drink an "L&P." The girls immediately began laughing at the look on my face and showed me that it was

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Nail Tech Event of the Smokies
  • July 30, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Are we going to see each other in Gatlinburg, Tenn. this year? I've been counting down the days until this fun, nails-only show and getting the chance to have a great nail time with some of

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Keywords: continuing education  
Time to Reexamine Our Customer Service
  • July 26, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Customer service is a dying art. I have run into such poor customer service lately that it has made me reexamine my own service to make sure I haven’t let it go slack in the hustle

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Keywords: business building   client issues  
New Zealand Beauty Expo: Success!
  • July 25, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

The New Zealand Beauty Expo was a great experience! It was very similar to shows in the U.S. Aimee of Creative NZ was kind enough to give me a chance to walk the show floor and

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Using Ketchup to Explain Nail Art -- Seriously!
  • July 1, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

What is the strangest medium you’ve ever used to explain something nail related? I find myself improvising sometimes in class or in the salon when I am trying to help someone visualize what I am talking

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Keywords: continuing education   nail art   tech-to-tech sharing  
Doing Nails in New Zealand
  • July 1, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

This weekend finds me in Auckland, New Zealand. I’m here for the beauty expo and to do a class for the nail distributor that brought me over. I’m excited to work for Aimee (shown in the

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Keywords: continuing education   tech-to-tech sharing  
Use Your "Nail Eyes" for Inspiration!
  • July 1, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

How often do you think to yourself, “I spy with my nail eyes”? I hope as much as we have discussed it over the years that you think it almost every day! In case you have

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Keywords: nail art   tech-to-tech sharing  
Are Your Clients Invested in Your Nail Journey?
  • July 1, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Are your clients involved in your career? Do they know how passionate you are about the care for their natural nails no matter what service they have done? How about how much education you have and

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Keywords: client issues   tech-to-tech sharing  
Should We Make a T-Shirt?
  • July 1, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Above: Fan Cecilia in her FNF Rockstar shirt in JapanNow that the fan nickname has been decided do you feel like there should be a T-shirt?My thoughts are along the lines of a few bullet point

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Keywords: social media   tech-to-tech sharing  
Did That Seriously Happen?
  • July 1, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

Ever have a moment in the salon when you think to yourself: Is this for real? Did that seriously happen? This past week as I was packing up the salon owner proceeded to tell me a

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Keywords: client issues   tech-to-tech sharing  
Are You a FingerNailFixer Freak?
  • July 1, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

I was just recently discussing with my BFF that I still didn’t have an address to send the prize out for the fan nickname contest. So here I go this morning looking back through the blogs

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Keywords: social media   tech-to-tech sharing  
New Zealand Nail Art Competition
  • June 24, 2013
  • Holly Schippers

You never know what things will cross your path in this industry! I was asked to submit a photo for a nail art competition in New Zealand. The nail professionals there were provided only with the photo

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Keywords: nail art   tech-to-tech sharing  

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