August 1, 2001
Get tips on soaking off acrylic, changing primer, placing tips, and tricky whirlpool spa tubs.
June 1, 2001
When we’re not with clients, I practice different techniques on the other nail techs in the salon. We also ask our supplies for samples of new products so we can test them and see what we like.
April 1, 2001
Get the scoop on laying acrylic, product contamination, and wide nail beds.
March 1, 2001
Get advice on stress area cracks and removing acrylics.
November 1, 2000
Answers to your questions on polish application, cleaning dappen dishes, acrylic brushes, and drill safety.
March 1, 2000
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The following step-by-step was designed to help nail techs to make the transition from fingernails to toenails as smooth as possible.
October 1, 1999
This month's Help Desk features the advice of Rima Kitsko, LaCinda Headings, Lin Halpern, Debi Waszut, and Mary Metscaviz.
April 1, 1999
Whether you’re a beginner struggling to reduce thickness at the cuticle or a veteran whose C-curve is looking flat, this troubleshooting guide, put together by nail technician Shari Finger can help. Here are her tips to combat common acrylic woes.
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.
February 1, 1998
This month readers ask about nail shapes, getting a crisp smile line, and whether or not to etch nails.
January 1, 1997
You can’t squeeze more hours in a day, but our experts can show you ways to fit more appointments into your schedule. How? By learning to do full sets in half the time.
August 1, 1996
Clean up discolored nails quickly and easily
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.
September 1, 1995
The secret to creating a perfect C-curve lies in the placement of the form.
August 1, 1995
Whether you’re using nail tips or forms, refining your sculpting technique greatly reduces your filing time.
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