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Tricks of the Trade: Student Wins Day of Mentorship with CND

December 22, 2012  | Article

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.

Keywords: CND   cosmetology schools   Jan Arnold   mentoring   scholarships  

Making the Grade: Elevating Nail Schools

September 11, 2012  | Article

All too often, cosmetology schools in the U.S. aren’t putting their best foot forward when it comes to educating future nail technicians. For nail schools to get all As when it comes to training students for the real salon world, we need more dedicated nail instructors, increased hours, and a commitment to more than just the state board exam.

Keywords: Backscratchers   California   CND   cosmetology schools   education  

Premiere Orlando 2012: NailTech Network Orlando Social

August 22, 2012  | Photo Gallery

On Saturday, June 2 before the Premiere Orlando Beauty Show, 300 nail techs gathered to participate in the NailTech Network Orlando Social, put on by BeautyTech.com and NAILS Magazine.

Keywords: Action Bag Company   BeautyTech.com   CND   Dashing Diva   ENP Nail Designs  

Premiere Orlando 2012 Show Snapshots

August 20, 2012  | Photo Gallery

More than 50,000 attendees cruised the aisles at this year’s Premiere Orlando. They came to shop, to learn, to compete, to network, and to have some fun!

Keywords: Akzentz   CND   Dr. G's   En Vogue   ENP Nail Designs  

What's on Your Bucket List?

July 5, 2012  | Article

The idea of these ticking lists — of things to accomplish before you “kick the bucket,” so to speak — are gaining popularity via blogs, ad campaigns, and other media outlets. We asked our readers to share their professional ones. (No offense to pros-and-cons lists, but we think bucket lists are much more fun!)

Keywords: CND   John Hauk   OPI products   Young Nails  

Win a Nail Mentor for a Day

June 18, 2012  | Video

Beauty Changes Lives and AACS are offering currently enrolled beauty school students, in an AACS school, the chance to be matched up with a celebrity mentor to launch their career in the industry. Available mentors include Jan Arnold, co-founder of CND; Ted Gibson, celebrity stylist; Dr. Howard Murad, dermatologist and skin care expert; and Diana Schmidtke, celebrity stylist for Hollywood’s leading men. Get details on how to enter at: http://beautychangeslives.org/scholarships

Keywords: CND   cosmetology schools   mentoring  

CND Additives Nail Art How-To

May 15, 2012  | Video

Launching in July 2012 exclusively to salons, CND Additives are a collection of pure pigments and lustrous effects. Blend Additives into any CND sculpting powder or gel or layer over CND Shellac to create nail art designs. Watch this video for a few examples of nail art created with Additives.

Related Videos:

Cover Look: NAILS December 2011 (using CND Additives)

Keywords: CND   embellishments   Nail Art  

America's Beauty Show 2012

March 23, 2012  | Photo Gallery

On March 3-5, Cosmetologists Chicago (CC) invited the entire salon industry to celebrate the 100th anniversary of America’s Beauty Show in Chicago.

Keywords: America's Beauty Show   Belava   CND   competitions   Continuum Footspas  

Fashion Week Nails: CND Celebrates 15 Years

March 23, 2012  | Video

Congratulations to CND for its milestone 15 years doing nails for Fashion Week runways. Here's a look back at how it all began, plus some of the amazing nail art designs that have graced the runways over the years.

Keywords: celebrity nail techs   CND   CND at Fashion Week   fashion   Fashion Week  

Warm Cherry Almond SpaManicure by CND

March 13, 2012  | Video

CND's Jan Arnold walks you through a signature service that's "comfort food for the senses, with a feel-good vibe of a gourmet bakeshop."

Keywords: almond-based services   CND   deluxe manicures   dessert theme services   fruit-flavored services  

9 Easiest Nail Art Designs to Master [Bonus: 4 Difficult Designs That Are Worth the Effort]

January 9, 2012  | Article

To make these easy designs even easier for you, these nail artists have generously provided step-by-step video tutorials. Watch the videos at www.nailsmag.com/nailstv. (And that goes for the difficult designs too!)

Keywords: advanced nail art   Akzentz   Amore Ultima Gels   beginner nail art   CND  

Easy and Not So Easy Shellac Nail Art from the FingerNailFixer

November 1, 2011  | Video

NAILS' FingerNailFixer blogger Holly Schippers shows NAILStv viewers one easy nail art design with CND Shellac, plus one not-so-difficult one (that's totally worth the effort)!

Keywords: abstract nail art   advanced nail art   beginner nail art   CND   Holly Schippers  

6 Easy Ideas for Signature Nail Services

June 13, 2011  | Article

Specialty manicures and pedicures are a great hook to get clients into the salon. Be inspired by these six manicures and pedicures that would be great additions to your service menu.

Keywords: career handbook   CND   Keyano Aromatics   newbie   Nubar  

Great Starter Products for Newbie Nail Techs

June 7, 2011  | Article

As a newbie, you may not be familiar with all the product options available to you. Here we’ve gathered some products that may be useful as you start your career.

Keywords: Akzentz   Antoine de Paris   Backscratchers   Belava   Bellissima  

Tending to the Natural Nail

April 19, 2011  | Article

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.

Keywords: alternative services   Bio Sculpture Gel   career handbook   China Glaze   CND  
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