October 28, 2014
Let's go back to the basics on acrylics.
August 31, 2012
Does our environment change how we do nails? Do techs living in climates where it dips into double digits below zero work differently than techs who live where it’s nearly 100 degrees with 80% humidity?
October 13, 2011
There are a variety of nail issues, from the everyday bitten-nails to the all-out chip or crack, that require you to call in reinforcements. Whether using acrylic or gel (or even a tea bag), we offer some ways to strengthen nails into long-lasting beauts.
June 27, 2011
Monomer is a Greek term that means “one part” or “one unit.” (Mono means “one”; mer means “unit.”) But beyond “monomer,” what is the liquid that we use day in and day out? We’ve listed the ingredients necessary in every formula, regardless of manufacturer.
September 1, 2004
This month's panelists answer reader questions about nail conditions.
November 1, 2002
"What can I do for a client with dry, rough, cracked hands?" asks our first reader.
April 1, 2001
Get the scoop on laying acrylic, product contamination, and wide nail beds.
November 1, 2000
Answers to your questions on polish application, cleaning dappen dishes, acrylic brushes, and drill safety.
February 1, 1995
Readers ask about "little green monsters" and choosing the right product for specific clients.
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