A regular service required to maintain artificial nails; sometimes called a rebalance.
OPI educator and guest artist Lynn Ackerson-Warren gives some quick tips on acrylic backfills.
The economy being what it is, it’s happening more and more. Clients are pushing their two-week fill appointments to three and even four weeks. Usually that means more work for the tech and longer appointment times. We asked NAILS readers: Do you charge more for a fill if it’s been longer than two weeks since the client’s last appointment?
To find out what circumstances do warrant a fresh full set, we asked two nail techs known for their high standards when they fill and when they remove.
Colored and glitter acrylics are beautiful, but many of us do not do them in the salon because it is too time consuming for us and too expensive for the clients to change the color. Use a reverse application to make it easier.
Creating and maintaining a permanent French manicure for your clients doesn’t need to be intimidating. This step-by-step guide to mastering the pink-and-white backfill includes a list of common pitfalls to recognize and avoid.
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