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.
June 2, 2014
2013 NAILS Next Top Nail Artist first runner-up Lauren Wireman shares her tips for this year's competitors.
April 30, 2014
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Check out this gallery of step-and-repeat-style photos for your nail art. It's a chic and simple way to brand your salon and show off your work at the same time!
April 30, 2014
More and more salons are making use of step-and-repeat-style backgrounds when photographing their nail art for the web. Take a look at why these chic and simple advertising tools are catching on and how you can join the party.
July 3, 2012
With the explosion of nail art, techs are expanding their creativity into the field of photography. Here are tips on how to capture the best shot.
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.
September 1, 2009
From getting initial experience and photos to selling yourself at an appointment with an agent, this is a handy how-to guide for finding an agent for freelance manicuring work.
May 1, 2008
For many techs, taking pictures of your work allows you to create portfolios for your clients, advertise themselves on Internet sites like MySpace, or share your work with peers on forums and websites. Here are some tips from techs who have made a habit of photographing nails.
February 1, 1995
Her career path led her from grocery store clerk to nail technician to a member of CND's photo shoot team. Advice for others who are interested in having their nail work photographed.
Kym Lee, a Look Back in Pictures14 photos
InternatioNAILS: Mexico and Central America20 photos
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