August 2, 2016
The world of nails can stretch beyond clients and a table. A test shoot is a unique opportunity to work with other professionals and build a portfolio. Nail tech Diane Diaz takes us inside her first test shoot to share what she learned.
Keywords: Ashley Gregory doing nails for photo shoots fashion OPI photographing nails
December 9, 2015
A Fashionable Fête: If you’re a nail salon owner, there are certain occasions when a party is absolutely necessary. A grand opening usually sits at the top of that list. If, however, your business is located in an area where there are other nail salons, the challenge becomes throwing a different kind of celebration that will make yours stand out.
Keywords: business management fashion hosting events Nail art party nails
February 14, 2013
Nail product manufacturer CND and designer Alexander Wang discuss the nail looks at the Alexander Wang fall 2013 fashion show.
Keywords: CND CND at Fashion Week fashion Fashion Week
March 23, 2012
Congratulations to CND for its milestone 15 years doing nails for Fashion Week runways. Here's a look back at how it all began, plus some of the amazing nail art designs that have graced the runways over the years.
Keywords: celebrity nail techs CND CND at Fashion Week fashion Fashion Week
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
October 25, 2011
Glamour magazine told us the top 10 things they love in the nail universe.
Keywords: Butter London customer service fashion manicures nail trends
October 21, 2011
While everyone else is spending their money on this season's new nail polish shades, Lisa Logan, Beyoncé’s manicurist, is mixing last year's hues to make new ones.
Keywords: fashion learning new techniques manicures nail trends OPI Products
October 6, 2011
Many techs dream of a career in which their nail designs are published on magazine covers and adorn the fingers and toes of the hottest celebrities. One nail tech shares her story of uprooting her quiet Midwestern life for a chance to make it as a celebrity manicurist in New York City.
Keywords: celebrities celebrity nail techs doing nails for photo shoots fashion Fashion Week
September 21, 2011
Polka dots are making a comeback ...even for tweezers!
Keywords: Enhance the Service: Retail! fashion Tweezerman tweezers
November 22, 2010
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Get the down low for how to cater to four common client types — the glamour girl, control freak, escapist, and eco-conscious client — with nail styles, colors, services, and more that are fine-tuned to the needs of each.
Keywords: business tools customer service fashion
November 15, 2010
Hosted by Athena Elliott, a certified medical nail technician and a Minx specialist, the show gives listeners the straight talk on the nail biz — including current trends, industry news, interviews with celebrity manicurists and industry leaders, and local salon reviews.
Keywords: fashion trends web marketing
October 1, 2010
Every day, women are faced with inconvenient, on-the-go fashion incidents that — luckily — can be repaired with an impressive variety of quick-fix tools. From crooked bangs to broken buttons, solve problems in an instant with these easy solutions.
Keywords: fashion retail boutique items retailing
July 1, 2010
Associate publisher and editor Hannah Lee takes a look into the lives of two very in-demand, jetsetting celebrity nail techs for a day.
Keywords: celebrities fashion manicures Minx Nail art
July 1, 2010
Gray-beige polishes — also known as the “greige,” “taupe,” or “putty” trend — are showing up all over runways and adorning celebrities’ nails. Get the look in your salon this summer with these professional shades.
Keywords: China Glaze CND Color Club Essie fashion
April 1, 2010
Sharmadean Reid, salon owner, magazine founder, blogger, and stylist, brings nail art to London with the trendy WAH Nails salon, gathering a following of young, creative women.
Keywords: fashion international Nail art salon decor/design salon profiles