January 3, 2011
The smile line is the lengthwise point on a nail where the nail bed ends and the free edge starts, it is a half-circle that somewhat resembles a smile; also used to describe the artificial creation of the same line with acrylics, gels, or other enhancements. For many nail technicians, achieving the perfect smile line can be tricky.
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October 1, 2009
INM's Rachel Mouritsen explains the difference between applying odorless acrylics and standard acrylics.
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November 6, 2008
Creating different bead sizes
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January 1, 2005
Think nobody knows the troubles you’ve seen? In fact, the problems facing new techs are predictable and preventable. Read on for the cures to 10 common newbie nail woes.
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August 1, 1998
Is bigger really better? Yes, say many nail technicians who claim that learning how to use a larger brush led to a more time-efficient service for their clients.
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August 1, 1996
Clean up discolored nails quickly and easily
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July 1, 1996
Cracked acrylic nails send clients into a tailspin. Do them (and yourself!) a big favor by coming to the rescue with a quick repair that lasts.
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August 1, 1995
Whether you’re using nail tips or forms, refining your sculpting technique greatly reduces your filing time.
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