September 1, 1999
With all of the negative hype on drills, it is becoming crucial for nail technicians to be properly trained on their usage. Connecting with the right people for education and knowing the state regulations can help pave the way drilling success.
June 1, 1999
When she found out I worked for NAILS, my friend Julia from ballet class couldn’t wait to tell me about Masao, her pedicurist at Menage a Trois.
September 1, 1998
Even as the beauty industry continues to grow, state boards face increasing budgetary constraints and hiring freezes. It all boils down to too many licensees, too few inspectors, and an industry that questions the validity of the state board.
February 1, 1998
Salon owner asks clients to paint their handprints on her salon walls.
December 1, 1997
April 1, 1997
Big, small, upscale, and discount salons heavily dot Ventura Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley (about 20 miles northwest of Los Angeles). Here’s a look at doing nails on this well-travelled street.
May 1, 1996
Considered the “Club Med” of nail salons, Judy Franck’s California Nails salon in St. Charles, III, is a whimsical paradise for snow-weary clients.
July 1, 1995
A tidy workstation is this top tech's secret to success.
"Manicure table manners" are rewarded
January 1, 1995
Students in a new California program can gain practical experience in a salon setting, which in turn allows salons to train potential employees and evaluate them at work.
October 1, 1994
When you meet the Anderson brothers, it seems as if they’ve been working together all their lives. And, in a way, they have.
April 1, 1994
Nail technicians struggle to survive after California's Northridge earthquake devastates their business.
Nail technicians sound off about their school experiences and coment on what needs to be done to improve nail care education.
January 1, 1994
Nail Technician Uses Art Background to Her Advantage
September 1, 1993
Some changes are happening to the hour requirements for the California State Board of Cosmetology.
Arty Hand Displays: Cool or Creepy?7 photos
Nails That Rock: Geode Nail Art13 photos
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 low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
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