December 10, 2013
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.
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December 10, 2013
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.
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November 19, 2013
More than 60 beauty professionals recently attended two days of training in Brazil to indulge their love for Cuccio’s polish and Veneer lines.
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November 12, 2013
Marinello Schools of Beauty is now offering a scholarship program for all direct family members of active military.
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September 5, 2013
CND has launched a new ShellacPro Certification program, with the goal of certifying 12,000 nail professionals this year.
July 10, 2013
As you’re entering this amazing industry, remember that even if your technical skills aren’t yet 100%, you can offer 100% in customer service. And I assure you that great customer service will go much farther in gaining and keeping nail clients than anything else you can do to build your book.
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March 13, 2013
Donald Trump may have given apprenticeship some glamour, but aspiring nail techs have been completing these hands-on training programs for years pre-dating the hit show “The Apprentice”. (And instead of hearing “you’re fired,” nail tech apprentices hear “you’re licensed!”) Before you sign up for an apprenticeship, take on an apprentice at your salon, or set out to get your state’s laws changed on the subject, here’s what you need to know.
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February 12, 2013
Nail tech Kimberly Martin impressed interviewers with a book that showed off her skill range. Now she uses it to show clients what she can do.
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January 16, 2013
Celebrity manicurist and blogger at www.lanailcoach.com Melissa Bozant shares what nail style a nail tech should be sporting for which occasion.
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December 22, 2012
Mentoring a new nail tech can be a rewarding experience for both the mentor and the mentee. After winning a Beauty Changes Lives student competition, Marinello Schools of Beauty student Cheyanne Birchall was awarded a day of mentorship with CND co-founder Jan Arnold. Here, they both share their experiences attending Beauty Buzz 2012 in Detroit and inspiring each other.
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November 14, 2012
A licensed nail tech and nail program instructor shares 19 questions aspiring techs should ask before enrolling in a school program.
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August 23, 2012
Veteran tech John Hauk drops in on student blogger Starr Rooks after hearing that meeting him was one of her professional goals.
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August 1, 2012
As a nail student or newly minted tech, now is the time for you to jump up and down ecstatically because you just cracked open the door to this secret treasure trove of opportunity that is the nail industry.
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May 24, 2012
An important skill to build as you work towards your career is your ability to interview. This video helps to prepare you for that moment. Applicable to both the cosmetology student and the current professional, this video covers the situations you may experience in your interview. More videos are available on the two-disc DVD set Miladys Soft Skills: Interpersonal Skills for the Beauty Industry, which is available at http://www.milady.cengage.com/index.asp.
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April 20, 2012
Score! How to Pass the California Manicurist State Board Exam is packed with illustrations to help students visualize the techniques required to pass the exam.
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