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.
Nail Art at ISSE Long Beach 201624 photos
ISSE Long Beach 201671 photos
An ingredient used to increase the opacity or “coverage” of nail enamel; often used as a white pigment.
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
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