A slang term for a recently graduated or newly employed nail professional; someone with very little professional salon experience.
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Nail techs become nail techs in part because of an artistic eye and skilled hands.
“For me, being part of the group has resulted in improved skill level and a nail art portfolio, which means more money in my pocket, improved salon standards, and a bunch of great friends who just happen to be nail professionals,” says site member Raji Venugopal of Kelly’s Country Cutter in Grand Blanc, Mich.
Have you ever come across a tech whose nail art belongs in galleries? Do you ever wonder how they came to possess such skill? Or what else they’re capable of creating? We talked to six techs with a passion for art so fiery, it transcends the nail industry. From tattooing to oil painting, these artists-turned-manicurists (and vice versa!) have done it all.
While school instructors all want what’s best for their students after graduation, it’s a hard call as to whether lofty initial ventures will pay off or backfire. We asked nail school instructors and owners: Should you encourage or discourage a nail student who wants to open her own salon immediately after graduation?
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