February 19, 2014
As shorter nails trend, many nail techs are using nail wraps as a way to give their clients stability while still maintaining that natural look. And as nail wraps make their way back into the limelight, other creative product uses are emerging as well.
August 1, 2010
In and of themselves, thick nails pose no danger to a client, but they often indicate a larger problem. Techs can protect themselves and their clients if they proceed with caution.
April 1, 2010
When nails are weary, weak, and inching toward the eponychium, a modified nail tip can be a great way to protect nails and encourage them to grow.
September 1, 2009
Because alopecia areata is known to make an appearance on the nails, techs should be aware of this emotional, and often life-altering, disease.
January 1, 2009
This technique works especially well on short, bitten, and broken nails that would normally require extensions with forms.
July 1, 2008
There’s a theory floating around that suggests hormones can wreak havoc on nails, causing the product to lift and nails to “fall off .” Is there any truth to the tale or are the affects of hormones the stuff of urban legends?
Onycholysis is when the nail separates from the nail bed. It’s a very common condition, and one that, if treated quickly, poses no danger to clients.
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A soluble substance that is a major component of living cells and cell membranes; includes fats and waxes.
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
How do you react to negative feedback?
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