April 1, 1998
Shari Finger, owner of Finger's Nail Studio in W. Dundee, Ill., did sculptured acrylic nails on this month's cover model.
October 1, 1997
Radical Solarnail Liquid’s fifth birthday celebration continues, with gifts and prizes from Creative Nail Design for participation by store managers and nail technicians.
June 1, 1997
Clients have their reasons for wanting to go au naturel—with their nails, that is. You can keep your former acrylic clients loyal to you with a good removal and post-removal care.
February 1, 1997
We may not be magicians, but nail technicians can create what our clients think is "magic." The most dramatic illusions are achieved on clients with nails that are bitten, ski-jump-shaped, fan-shaped, or flat.
August 1, 1995
Whether you’re using nail tips or forms, refining your sculpting technique greatly reduces your filing time.
July 1, 1995
January 1, 1995
If you want to convince clients they can learn to live with long nails, tell them about Lori Groves, a former nail technician whose long nails have actually stopped traffic.
July 1, 1994
You can get rid of troublesome air pockets by soaking off the client’s extension or filing down her nail.
Clients love the unpolished perfection of pink and white, and are willing to pay more for it.
February 1, 1993
Acrylic powder consistencies vary and so does their workability. Choosing one powder over another depends on the nail technician’s sculpting technique and ability.
June 1, 1991
Since its origins in dentistry, acrylic for nails has improved steadily. What does the future hold for this product?
Celebrity Face Off Contest: Portrait of an Artist11 photos
Show [Us] Your...Creative Space8 photos
Nail files use abrasives in various grits to roughen, shape, polish, or remove the surface of artificial and natural nails.
Am I Losing My Touch Applying Acrylics?
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