June 1, 2011
You learned a lot in school, but once you start working full time with clients you’ll see that minor mishaps with nail enhancements will occasionally pop up to frustrate and challenge you. To help you out when they do, here's some handy troubleshooting advice on fixing the more common acrylic and gel problems.
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?
April 19, 2011
Manicures are a service that virtually all nail salons offer. There are basic steps that clients expect, plus add-ons and alternatives that allow for endless customization. Follow our basic manicure steps and decide if you’d like to add any of the upgrades or alternatives to your menu.
August 1, 2010
If you’re like many nail techs, you go home after a long day with aches and pain in your hands, shoulders, and back. Proper posture and improved ergonomics can help reduce these symptoms that are often viewed as an unavoidable side effect of being a nail tech.
June 1, 2010
From saving money on products to developing an efficient schedule, salon coaches offer practical advice behind the cliché.
May 1, 2009
Sometimes we feel so much pressure to be more and do more for clients we overlook the elementary principles of customer service. But instead of fretting about what to do next, try going back to the basics.
August 1, 2000
Running three bustling nail departments is not an easy task, but Sherry Williams seems to have it down to a T-as in training.
September 1, 1999
As a Creative Boot Camp attendee, I’m pretty familiar with the Creative Nail Design group. They’re fun, cutting-edge, hard workers, and the company and its educators consider themselves one big family.
April 1, 1998
Apprentice programs give new nail technicians what formal school training leaves out in many states: hands-on experience. Whether replacing or augmenting classroom instruction, apprentice programs could be the answer to today’s educational shortcomings.
March 1, 1996
In just six months since its official launch, The Creative Academy has graduated hundreds of nail technicians, providing them with enhanced skills and a closer working relationship with Creative Nail Design Systems.
April 1, 1994
Nail technicians sound off about their school experiences and coment on what needs to be done to improve nail care education.
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