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The Nail Hub Podcast: Your Clients Aren't Lucky To Have You

August 7, 2017  | Video

This week on The Nail Hub Podcast, Elizabeth Morris discusses how an entitled attitude can hurt your career. 

Keywords: client relationships   Elizabeth Morris   The Nail Hub  

Upselling Services With a Phone Call

July 28, 2017  | Article

Jennifer LeBlanc, marketing director for Salon Rootz in Medina, Ohio, found success in offering services to schedule clients through courtesy calls.

Keywords: client scheduling   upselling  

Independent Nail Consultant Provides Ongoing Education

June 27, 2017  | Article

The idea of independently providing continuing education arose when Amy Masters was asked to teach a nail art class. She called her state board to check license requirements and found that although she could not teach students without an instructor’s license, there are no restrictions on teaching already-licensed nail techs.

Keywords: consultants   continuing education   education  

CND Bootcamp 2017

March 30, 2017  | Photo Gallery

On January 12-18, 2017, CND kicked off its famous biannual CND Boot Camp 2017 in San Diego, Calif. with CND Education Ambassadors, selected candidates to join a long-lifetime experience-training week to become CND Education Ambassadors and special guests around the globe.

Keywords: bootcamp   Chloe Anh Tran   CND   CND Ambassador   CND education  

Nail Tech Repairs Damaged Treasures With Acrylic

February 21, 2017  | Article

Veteran nail tech Linda Champion-Orsuto discovered a way to combine her skills as a nail tech with her antiques business: She repairs damaged antiques using acrylic or gel.

Keywords: nail technician  

Should You Use Emojis in Your Marketing Emails?

January 26, 2017  | Article

Using emojis in your email subject lines seems like a simple thing — and it is, as long as you use them wisely.

Keywords: communicating with customers   email marketing  

Use Video as a Training Time-Saver

December 27, 2016  | Article

“By videotaping your trainings and passing the video on to new staff members, you can just do the training once," says business consultant Tammy Dennis.

Keywords: Business   staff training   video training  

Nail Terminology for Beginners

April 27, 2016  | Video

Naio Nails educator Kirsty Meakin goes over commonly used nail terms that she uses during her nail tutorials, such as sidewalls, smilelines, C-curves, and apex.

Keywords: C-curves   nail education   Naio Nails   smile lines  

On My Mind: Never. Stop. Learning.

October 1, 2014  | Article

NAILS editor Hannah Lee discusses the importance of continuing education and how online learning is not readily available.

Keywords: continuing education   Hannah Lee   On My Mind   online education   video training  

Roundup: What Lesson is Most Challenging for Students?

February 14, 2014  | Article

We asked nail instructors: What part of learning to do nails do you think is most challenging for your students? What are some of the ways you help them overcome their difficulties and achieve success?

Keywords: education   Marinello Schools of Beauty   teaching  

Roundup: What is Your Favorite Nail-Related Topic to Teach and Why?

December 30, 2013  | Article

From sanitation to anatomy to nail art, instructors from around the globe share the classroom lessons they most love to teach.

Keywords: education   salon sanitation  

What’s the Most Important Thing You Learned in Beauty School?

December 10, 2013  | Article

Customer service? Technique? Sanitation? We asked readers to share the most important information they took away from their beauty school days and received a variety of helpful responses.

Keywords: continuing education   cosmetology schools   customer service   education  

What’s the Most Important Thing You Learned in Beauty School?

December 10, 2013  | Article

Customer service? Technique? Sanitation? We asked readers to share the most important information they took away from their days in beauty school and received a variety of helpful responses.

Keywords: continuing education   cosmetology schools   education  

Marinello Launches Military Scholarship Program

November 12, 2013  | Article

Marinello Schools of Beauty is now offering a scholarship program for all direct family members of active military.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   Marinello Schools of Beauty   military nail techs   scholarships  

Tricks for Tool Buying

September 19, 2013  | Article

In the market for a new cuticle nipper or curette? We explain what to look for in six of the most common metal implements.

Keywords: Antoine de Paris   implements   Kupa   Mehaz   Star Nail Products  
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