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Keep on Techin’

October 13, 2014  | Article

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.

Keywords: alternative careers   cosmetology schools   education   school profiles  

career

October 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

 a profession for which one trains and undertakes as a permanent calling

Keywords: alternative careers  

5 Field Trips You Should Fit Into Your Nail Program

November 4, 2013  | Article

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.

Keywords: alternative careers   charity   schools  

Musical Nails

March 26, 2011  | Article

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.

Keywords: alternative careers   fashion   nail art  

Tech Tells Stories of Heroic Women

March 15, 2011  | News

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.

Keywords: alternative careers   artist profiles  

The Secret Life of a Salon Inspector

February 28, 2011  | Article

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.

Keywords: alternative careers   inspections   salon inspections  

Not Your Normal Salon Job

January 18, 2011  | Article

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.

Keywords: alternative careers   elderly clients   international   military nail techs   salon profiles  

For Nail Techs Only

January 1, 2011  | Article

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.

Keywords: alternative careers   doing nails for photo shoots  

Tech Finds Sense of Purpose and Community

December 1, 2010  | Article

San Diego-based nail tech Monica Leiper sums up her career in four words: “been there, done that.”

Keywords: alternative careers   elderly clients  

Beauty for a Good Cause

August 1, 2010  | Article

Keywords: alternative careers   breast cancer awareness   cancer   charity   chemotherapy  

Married to the Military

March 1, 2010  | Article

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.

Keywords: alternative careers   international  

Q&A With an MNT

August 1, 2009  | Article

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.

Keywords: alternative careers   medical pedicures  

Mobile Marketing

June 1, 2009  | Article

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.

Keywords: alternative careers   business tools   California   Georgia   Illinois  

Park It at Lady La’s

February 1, 2009  | Article

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.

Keywords: alternative careers   salon decor/design   salon profiles  

Tech Finds Rewards in Tending to Homebound Clients

June 1, 2008  | Article

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.

Keywords: alternative careers   CND   elderly clients   manufacturers educators   mobile salons  
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