July 14, 2015 | Article
The 2015 Skills USA Championships took place June 22 through June 26 in Louisville, Ky. and hosted over 6,000 career and technical education students.
June 30, 2015 | Article
Ten aspiring beauty industry professionals will receive “tuition at their fingertips” financial awards up to $5,000 to cover tuition for nail tech programs.
June 19, 2015 | Article
Although Jamie Comstock didn’t grow up with a dream to become a nail technician, her sister Monica persuaded her to try it out. After opening their own salon, Monica decided to open a nail school as well. Sadly, Monica passed away from breast cancer five years ago, but now Jamie carries on her sister’s legacy with the passion they both shared for nails. NAILS recently caught up with Jamie to learn more about Color My Nails School of Nail Technology.
June 12, 2015 | Article
Use these three simple step-by-steps to help your students practice basic nail art techniques.
June 8, 2015 | Article
The Bellus Academy campuses in California and Kansas showed their survivor spirit on Tuesday, June 2, as they provided complimentary lilac polishes to cancer fighters, survivors, caretakers, and friends.
May 27, 2015 | Article
Nail school is a great place to learn the basics and practice more advanced techniques, but to really excel, it’s imperative to hone your skills outside the classroom as well. Encourage your students to visit these top online continuing education sites for nail techs.
May 22, 2015 | Article
With more than 650 classes offered and close to 800 exhibiting companies, Premiere Orlando is the largest beauty show in the United States and provides a great opportunity for nail tech students to immerse themselves in the industry.
May 18, 2015 | Article
The California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology has announced that Cal/OSHA recently published a new fact sheet for Working Safely in Nail Salons.
May 11, 2015 | Article
Sometimes we jump in and take on roles professionally, not knowing exactly what we’re getting into. Often it’s a case of sink or swim. We asked instructors: What do you wish you had known before you started teaching?
May 4, 2015 | Article
We talked to educators from various disciplines and identified some of the main qualities needed for good teaching. Whether you’re teaching a room of kindergarteners, a university classroom, or a group of adult nail school students, these are the qualities you’ll want to develop to be an effective teacher.
April 27, 2015 | Article
Although it can be a daunting task to keep students excited and productive while in nail school, there are things instructors can do to help their students keep moving forward.
April 13, 2015 | Article
While school may teach you the basics, entering the beauty industry as a total newbie can be intimidating. Popular blogger Tina Alberino has written the ultimate guide to navigating this exciting industry, The Beauty Industry Survival Guide.
April 6, 2015 | Article
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) is now accepting applications for the 2015 Minerva Beauty Scholarship and the Hans Neumaier Memorial Scholarship.
March 12, 2015 | Article
To encourage and support new talent in the nail industry, OPI continues to offer various scholarships to deserving, qualified students.
March 9, 2015 | Article
NAILS’ Next Top Nail Artist is searching for licensed nail techs of all experience levels who have that “it” factor. Does one of your recent nail program graduates fit the bill?