June 20, 2012 | Video
Holly Schippers shows how to apply regular polish, beginning with top coat and using even strokes and thin layers to make for excellent coverage. She even gives quick clean-up tips for when polish winds up on the eponychium.
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
June 13, 2012 | Video
Vicki Peters explains some e-file safety tips and how to apply a carbide barrel and safety bit properly across the nail.
June 6, 2012 | Video
Vicki Peters gives some great advice on applying and blending a tip with the natural nail.
May 30, 2012 | Video
Here Holly Schippers gives some tips on how to make smile lines in gel polish, traditional gel, acrylic, and polish.
May 24, 2012 | Video
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.
May 16, 2012 | Video
Vicki Peters and Holly Schippers show you how to hand file four common nail extension shapes into form: Square, Soft Corners, Squoval, Oval, and Almond.
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.
Cover Look: NAILS December 2011 (using CND Additives)
May 10, 2012 | Video
Vicki Peters demonstrates how to do an acrylic backfill, using a technique where she places dots on the extension with a pencil that serve as a guide for trenching a new smile line with an e-file.
May 10, 2012 | Video
Holly Schippers shows how to properly clean the nail plate.
May 9, 2012 | Video
Meet Michael Megna, CEO and Founder of Backscratchers Salon Systems.