Health Working healthy in the salon and understanding your products

Create a Nail Menu Where East Meets...

With the continued competition in the nail industry, it’s crucial to distinguish your salon from the other guy’s. Some owners have found success by...

Something to Talk About: Nail Biters

One satisfying aspect of being a nail tech is the before-and-after experience we see on every set of hands. But what happens when the transformation...

Gel Smarts: The Science Beneath the...

Not surprisingly, it takes a scientist to describe the science behind today’s gel technology. We asked some experts in the field to explain what makes...

Wipe Away Germs with Cleansing...

As an added bonus, the company behind the product donates a portion of proceeds to military families and ALS reserach. 

Nail & Skin Disorders

A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert: Q&As From Around the World

In this month’s column, Dr. Stern answers questions she’s received about nail ailments from around the world.  Topics include toenail fungus, vertical black lines, nail shedding, ingrown toenails, and cutting the cuticle.

Working Healthy

Healthy Tech: Kinzie Rutschke

After nail tech Kinzie Rutschke had her first child and became even busier with her career, she knew she had to make time to become more physically active. What started out as just a bit of exercise to stay in shape turned into a full-blown passion for running and competing in marathons.

Conscious Salon

Create a Nail Menu Where East Meets West

With the continued competition in the nail industry, it’s crucial to distinguish your salon from the other guy’s. Some owners have found success by adding ancient methods to their modern menus.   

Industry Legislation

Q&A With a Beauty Industry Advocate

Politics Beauty is an umbrella organization that consists of state-level, grassroots advocacy organizations that initiate and address legislation that affects the beauty and barber industry. At its head is nail tech Tamara Johnson. We asked Johnson to tell us about the organization and how readers can become involved.

How Do You Do That?

Read through our archives of demos and how-to’s in the most comprehensive step by step nail section on the web.
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Waterless Manicure Using Bodipure Keratin Gloves

The all-in-one manicure treatment is formulated with 100% vegetable active ingredients derived from renewable sources.

The Science of Nails

Gel Smarts: The Science Beneath the Surface

Not surprisingly, it takes a scientist to describe the science behind today’s gel technology. We asked some experts in the field to explain what makes gels gel — and the best ways to remove them.  

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Market Research

Market Research How big is the U.S. nail business? $7.3 billion. What's the average service price for a manicure? Dig into our decades' deep research archives.

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