January 30, 2012
Chicago-based nail tech Amber Edwards was recently named nail director for Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas. NAILS asked Edwards how she intends to make her mark at the salon.
Keywords: staff training
January 26, 2012
This new hot towel steamer is ideal for manicures, pedicures, waxing services, and more. For more info, visit www.beautypro.us.com.
Keywords: manicure accessories
January 23, 2012
Nothing screams “unprofessional” louder than a station cluttered with stuff. Unclutter your manicure table and keep it clutter-free throughout the service.
Keywords: Inspector Monika
January 18, 2012
In the January 2012 issue of Essence magazine, celebrity manicurist Lisa Logan shares some secrets on how to avoid dried-out cuticles in winter.
Keywords: celebrity nail techs client health cuticle treatments seasonal services winter pedicures
January 11, 2012
Lucky magazine, in its January 2012 issue, suggested turning a client's favorite outfit into a manicure. Elizabeth Monson, a Lucky blogger, was inspired by Prabal Gurung's pop-art floral blouse.
Keywords: Color Club fashion floral nail art handpainted nail art manicures
January 3, 2012
Imagine having a receptionist working to grow nail salon clientele 24/7, costing less than a dollar per day. That’s how the folks at Genbook describe their online appointment scheduling software.
Keywords: client scheduling
December 27, 2011
OPI's Shatter topcoat in gold was listed in Redbook Mag's December 2011 list of cute and fashionable things under $10.
Keywords: crackle polish gold nail trends OPI Products polish
December 7, 2011
In Glamour's December 2011 issue, many beauty questions were answered, revealing some important information about women's facial hair maintenance.
Keywords: client health customer service educating clients holiday products Tweezerman
December 2, 2011
SELF magazine is all about ruby nails for the 2011 holiday season, but the hold color makes mani mistakes super obvious. Learn how to prevent spots.
Keywords: cuticles holidays learning new techniques manicures polish removal
December 1, 2011
The rollers are filled with beads soaked in sophisticated, long-lasting essential oils, are made of recyclable material, and are completely manufactured in the United States.
Keywords: salon odors
December 1, 2011
Cosmopolitan, in its December 2011 issue, had a brilliant idea. When nail tips start to chip, simply top tips with glitter-packed polish.
Keywords: client issues glitter OPI Products
November 30, 2011
It’s easy to be a mobile tech when the only challenge is packing your supplies and
Keywords: mobile salons
driving to a client’s home, but what if you want a multi-service mobile spa? We spoke to women who made the plunge to find out how they got started.
November 28, 2011
SELF Magazine, in the November 2011 issue, put together a list of ways to pump up manicures and maximize results for your clients. According to Maridel Reyes, it's always good to tune-up your technique.
Keywords: client health customer service nail diseases nail strengtheners tips
November 16, 2011
To celebrate Thanksgiving and get in the holiday spirit, NAILS asked nail techs on our Facebook page (www.faceboook.com/nailsmag): What, in your professional lives, are you thankful for? Your responses ranged from your boss to your clients to the flexibility and creativity that come with being a nail tech. We, at NAILS, are thankful for all of you who are dedicated to the industry.
Keywords: client relationships employee issues healthy working
November 16, 2011
NAILS editor Hannah Lee lists the things she's thankful for at work.
Keywords: On My Mind work life balance