January 19, 2016
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
January 1, 2015
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
February 21, 2014
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
July 11, 2013
Nail techs share the most important things they learned as newbies in the real world.
Keywords: learning new techniques newbie
February 6, 2012
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
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
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
April 28, 2011
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
June 1, 2010
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
May 1, 2010
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
March 1, 2010
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
February 1, 2010
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
August 1, 1983
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.
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