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?
February 18, 2015 | Article
Milady announces the latest edition of Milady Standard Cosmetology, the most commonly used resource in cosmetology education.
February 13, 2015 | Article
Use this article to help your students learn the best nail art techniques to increase their future bottom line.
January 30, 2015 | Article
The Beauty Changes Lives/CND/ Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship program is now accepting applications through March 23, 2015. This program is open to new students attending a qualifying nail technology school. Ten winners will receive 100% of their program tuition costs funded (up to $5,000).
January 12, 2015 | Article
On December 20th, 2014, The Beauty Point Academy of San Antonio,Tex., celebrated the grand opening of the first ever Nail Systems International-approved (NSI) training program in the United States.
January 5, 2015 | Article
Use this article to help your students understand the types of client injury they may be held liable for and how they can protect themselves from lawsuits.
December 22, 2014 | Article
As instructors, you encounter students from all walks of life with varying levels of ability, commitment, and focus. Most of the time students are polite and respectful, but every once in a while, ill-mannered individuals find their way into your classroom. Nail School News asks: How do you handle them?
December 8, 2014 | Article
The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) began accepting applications for Beacon 2015 on Monday, December 1, 2014. Students enrolled in an appropriate program (cosmetology, esthetics, nail technicians, etc.) in the U.S. or Canada between September 1, 2014 and March 19, 2015 are eligible to apply.
November 14, 2014 | Article
Jamaica Starr’s background is one of those against-the-odds stories that imparts hope. Now a successful salon owner and instructor for Sindy Mark’s Nail Art Academy, Starr overcame a life once rife with drugs, prison, and hardship. We caught up with Starr to find out how she left her old life behind to attain her dreams.
November 10, 2014 | Article
At trade shows, students will observe manufacturers doing innovative demonstrations. Top nail product manufacturers hire some of the most knowledgeable nail techs in the country to work the trade show floor, so it’s the ideal place for new students to learn all about the business of doing nails.