Edge nails are a cross between a stiletto and a square, where the straight free edge of the square is angled slightly to make a tip, similar to a rooftop.
Margaret Thomas’s nail-art-only appointments mean she can get right to the fun stuff.
Longtime flight attendant Holly Kalil offers first-class treatment for the price of coach in her retro airline-themed nail salon.
Before there was gel-polish, there was gel. Making its debut in the mid-1980s, this product was designed as an enhancement for clients who desired a glossy, durable finish. While many clients might think there is a big difference between gel and acrylic, gels actually rely on ingredients from the acrylic family. Perhaps the tougher distinction to make is between hard (traditional) and soft (soak-off) gels.
Girls love nails — and many do their own manis and pedis instead of visiting the salon. But there are things you can do to bring them in and keep them coming back for more.
As a leader in innovation, Japan is home to well-trained “nailists” whose looks frequently migrate stateside. Give your U.S. salon some Eastern flair by trying these styles.
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