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Are You a Nail Dinosaur?

January 19, 2016  | Article

The nail profession has lots of time-tested products and techniques too good to toss aside. But are there times you should be modernizing yourself, and aren't? Take this quiz to see if you're roaming in the Mesozoic Era.

Keywords: learning new techniques  

On My Mind: A Life-Changing Experience

January 1, 2015  | Article

NAILS Next Top Nail Artist 2014 winner Ryoko Garcia shares her thoughts on how winning the nail art contest changed her life.

Keywords: competitions   learning new techniques   NAILS Next Top Nail Artist   On My Mind   Ryoko Garcia  

Whistle While You Work

February 21, 2014  | Article

Here’s a compilation of physical and mental activities — everything from stretching to rewiring — that can change your outlook and help you see that morning or midday cup of coffee as half full.

Keywords: customer service   ergonomics   healthy working   learning new techniques   Personal Trainer  

Lessons from My First Year

July 11, 2013  | Article

Nail techs share the most important things they learned as newbies in the real world.

Keywords: learning new techniques   newbie  

Behind the Scenes: Creating the February 2012 Cover

February 6, 2012  | Article

Gorgeous nails, good composition, and a photogenic reptile — those are what earned Rolla, Mo.-based nail tech Sarah Petersen a coveted spot on this issue’s cover.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   learning new techniques   nail art   OPI Products  

Easy Polish Mistake Remover

December 2, 2011  | News

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  

Out With the New, in With the Old

October 21, 2011  | News

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  

The Great Nail Tech Challenge

April 28, 2011  | Article

We at NAILS Magazine strive to help nail technicians become better on many levels. Better at running your business. Better at your technical craft. Better at maintaining sanity in your life. We've created this set of challenges to help you push yourself and break through some of your boundaries. We challenge you to get outside of your comfort zone and accept the tasks at hand. Do you accept this challenge?

Keywords: business building   career handbook   keeping your business competitive   learning new techniques  

33 Ways to Work Smarter, not Harder

June 1, 2010  | Article

From saving money on products to developing an efficient schedule, salon coaches offer practical advice behind the cliché.

Keywords: business building   career handbook   learning new techniques   marketing/promotions   money  

On My Mind: Are You Evolving? Your Clients Are.

May 1, 2010  | Article

Whether you decide to add a new service, or completely rethink how you’ve set up your salon, commit to making at least one change in your business this year.

Keywords: adding new services   building your clientele   continuing education   expanding your services   Hannah Lee  

When I first became a tech, I was shocked to learn ______________.

March 1, 2010  | Article

Surprise! It’s often said that school does little to prepare techs for the salon environment. And it’s not only the technical challenges that may come as a surprise to the newly minted nail tech.

Keywords: building your clientele   cosmetology schools   education   finding a job   learning new techniques  

On the Road: Michael’s School of Beauty, Augusta, Ga.

February 1, 2010  | Article

Passion is contagious, and at least several students at Michael’s School of Beauty can testify to this fact.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   learning new techniques   nail trends   On The Road   school profiles  

Just My Opinion: Step Up, Show Up, and Speak Up!

January 1, 2010  | Article

Keywords: adding new services   competitions   continuing education   Just My Opinion   keeping your business competitive  

Jewel Cunningham, World Champion Nail Artist

August 1, 1983  | Article

Jewell Cunningham is a world champion nail artist, a title she earned by recently competing against more than 150 other professional nail artists during the World International Nail and Beauty Association’s competition and show in June.

Keywords: competitions   learning new techniques   profiles  

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