October 23, 2016
Gayla Snell, a nail tech and massage therapist at Salons on 407 in Highland Village, Texas, recently learned how a manicurist can touch others’ lives when they need it most.
April 18, 2016
Catering to clients whose medical needs require a special level of care or who just want an extra dose of pampering is what concierge manicuring is all about. Providing these specialized services away from the traditional salon environment is a growing trend that presents an exciting opportunity for motivated nail techs.
May 13, 2015
We will continue to update this page with statistics and important health and safety resources for nail salon owners, nail technicians, and consumers.
February 25, 2015
We’ve all had those mortifying moments in (and out of) the salon. A few brave techs shared their most embarrassing at-work situations with us and experts weighed in on how to do proper damage control. Don’t let the following happen to you.
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.
December 7, 2011
In Glamour's December 2011 issue, many beauty questions were answered, revealing some important information about women's facial hair maintenance.
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.
April 19, 2011
As service providers in the beauty industry, you have the opportunity to touch your clients' (and their familes') lives. Editor Hannah Lee shares her personal story.
July 1, 2009
With the combination of cuticle nippers, chemicals, and customers, there is always the risk of an accident — and a lawsuit. The best defense is to hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.
October 1, 2008
Increase your client's comfort while reducing your muscle fatigue with this innovative product.
April 1, 2008
Scooping your products into smaller containers helps avoid waste and prevents cross contamination.
June 1, 2002
What you don’t know about your clients can hurt them – and you. Know what questions to ask so you can enhance your clients’ beauty and health with services personalized to their individual lifestyles and health histories.
February 1, 1994
Providing pedicures to an elderly client requires special knowledge and skill and the ability to look beyond infirmity.
April 1, 1993
You know how you want your clients to take care of their nails at home – send these guides home with them to make sure they know.
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