June 9, 2014 | Article
This annual guide helps students and recent grads transition from school to the real world. Order free copies to hand out to your students and access the digital version online for free.
May 29, 2014 | Article
Former Kupa Inc., master educator Sindy Mark recently branched out on her own to start a nail art-focused education program called The Nail Art Academy. Based in San Francisco, Calif., the classes she offers are designed to help students increase their technical and creative skillset and increase income by adding innovative nail art to their service menus.
May 16, 2014 | Article
Open since 2010, Elite Nail School is a highly successful nail school located in Madison, Wis. The school thrives largely because of its dedication to quality education and staying on top of cutting-edge technology and trends. NAILS recently spoke with owner and director Georgianna Halverson to learn more about Elite’s winning formula.
April 28, 2014 | Article
How do you help students choose the right salon to work in after graduating from nail school? At Chicago Nail School, we assign a salon visiting project.
April 11, 2014 | Article
Recently, Nail School News caught up with an incredibly talented student named Phylicia Cain. We were intrigued enough by her nail art to find out more. Read on to learn about this talented student and see pictures of her innovative designs.
April 8, 2014 | Article
Ten aspiring beauty industry professionals will receive full scholarships from the Beauty Changes Lives Foundation (BCL) to complete nail technician programs.
March 28, 2014 | Article
We asked nail techs, students, and instructors, what would you improve/change about nail schools?
March 14, 2014 | Article
Empire Beauty School students and staff across 21 states are collecting donations for women’s shelters/anti-domestic violence programs across the country this month. The donations, in the form of needed items such as food, clothes, and cleaning and beauty supplies, will go directly to victims of domestic abuse.
March 7, 2014 | Article
Bellus Academy recently announced the March 2014 re-launch of their Spa Nail Technician program at their Poway (San Diego County) campus and the academy’s new partnership with Minx Nails, the heat-activated fashion nail coatings.
March 3, 2014 | Article
With the demand for nail technicians on the rise, SpaTech Institute in Westbrook, Maine, has expanded its curriculum to include nail technology and nail art while preparing students for spa-based careers.
March 1, 2014 | Article
Veteran nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar wears many hats. The owner of Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge in Silver Spring, Md., Dunbar recently accepted an additional role: an advisory board committee member for Montgomery County Public Schools’ cosmetology and nail tech programs.
February 21, 2014 | Article
Getting behind the science of gel-polish is no easy feat, but with a better framework for its chemistry comes improved technique and the ability to educate clients. NAILS picked the brain of OPI's Dr. Paul Bryson for some user-friendly answers.
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?
February 3, 2014 | Article
Many cosmetology schools are getting on board with technology to help supplement students’ education. Minnesota School of Cosmetology is the first cosmetology school in Minnesota to add Apple iPad technology to its learning curriculum.
January 17, 2014 | Article
This week, Nail School News brings you part two of a two-part story on how to start a successful nail business from guest editor Royan Williams. Royan has been a licensed nail technology educator, nail school operator, and continuing education instructor for over 20 years. His experience as a school operator has helped him to understand the needs of nail technicians, especially those of new students breaking into the nail industry.