October 13, 2014
Several years ago, Sandra Taylor made the move from truck driver to nail tech — and now school owner. Nail School News recently caught up with Taylor to find out more about her unusual career path.
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October 13, 2014
a profession for which one trains and undertakes as a permanent calling
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November 4, 2013
An out-of-class experience can enhance your students' excitement about their beauty career. From attending a tradeshow to shopping the local beauty supply, here are some places to start.
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March 26, 2011
A Los Angeles-based collective known as Kleur is bringing nail art to the masses via custom nail art events in retail stores, art galleries, and other venues throughout Southern California and beyond.
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March 15, 2011
After more than 20 years of painting nails — a very tiny, very temporary medium — nail tech Robin Moses wants to show the world her true passion: her work on canvas.
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February 28, 2011
What goes into helping nail salons stay compliant and protecting public safety? We talked to some movers and shakers behind the scenes in state cosmetology boards to shed some light on what it takes to fill their shoes.
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January 18, 2011
In addition to salons, nail techs ply their trade in a range of locations — from military bases to senior homes — targeting different clientele across the world and bringing nail services to new markets.
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January 1, 2011
Get Polished! Agency is a unique boutique agency created to provide talented, experienced, creative, and professional nail techs to the advertising, publishing, and entertainment worlds.
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December 1, 2010
San Diego-based nail tech Monica Leiper sums up her career in four words: “been there, done that.”
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March 1, 2010
The reassignment of a spouse or fiancé in the military is difficult enough on a personal and emotional level, but it can also be tough professionally for nail techs who depend on loyal clientele.
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August 1, 2009
A trained Medical Nail Technician has a lot to contribute to the care of podiatric patients. Grace Almleaf talked to NAILS about her new certification.
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June 1, 2009
How do you attract clients when you have no storefront to draw them in? Target marketing, networking, and a little creativity can help mobile nail techs expand their businesses.
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February 1, 2009
Lady La’s Too Nail and Hair Salon in Highland, Mich., draws clients due to its unique location. Built in the LaFontaine Buick Pontiac GMC Cadillac dealership as a convenience to customers, it gets 95% of its clients from the dealership. Although only open for a few months, the salon already has repeat clients coming just for its services.
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June 1, 2008
These clients are especially grateful for at-home manicures by Holly Schippers, but she's the one who says they provide something very special for her.
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