A licensed individual who performs nail services; more often referred to as a “nail technician.”
The owner of Kai’s Kottage in Titusville, Fla., Kai Keach flies to Andros Island in the Bahamas once a month for a few days to deliver nail and skin care services on the navy base there.
Meet Erin Margrethe of Blonde Tiger in Melbourne, Australia.
Have you ever dreamed of leaving the industry to get a “real job”? Techs who have tried it share their stories of how they came to realize their first love is their true love. They also share the challenges they encountered when they returned after an absence.
Whether told as a childhood dream that grew into a reality or as a serendipitous career move, the story of how someone got into doing nails is always interesting to hear. Stories like these remind us of the opportunity available with a little luck and a lot of hard work.
Call them ongles or uñas, nägel or negle, they’re still nails and they deserve the attention of a skilled professional — no matter where you live. These international techs share what life is like in the nail industry in their slice of the world.
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