June 9, 2014
This annual guide helps students and recent grads transition from school to the real world. Order free copies to hand out to your students and access the digital version online for free.
August 27, 2013
Don’t overlook experiences in the school-affiliated salon and extracurricular activities, experts advise.
July 12, 2013
The annual publication helps students and recent graduates survive the real salon world. Pass it on.
May 13, 2013
The annual magazine is a great help to students and newbie nail techs, providing guidance on how to transition from school to the real world. Order free copies to hand out in your classrooms.
August 1, 2012
As a nail student or newly minted tech, now is the time for you to jump up and down ecstatically because you just cracked open the door to this secret treasure trove of opportunity that is the nail industry.
June 13, 2011
Specialty manicures and pedicures are a great hook to get clients into the salon. Be inspired by these six manicures and pedicures that would be great additions to your service menu.
June 7, 2011
As a newbie, you may not be familiar with all the product options available to you. Here we’ve gathered some products that may be useful as you start your career.
Here are some pieces of advice on how to put together your portfolio, what to say during your interview, what to bring and what to wear, plus where to look for salon jobs.
Your resume plays a big part in how potential employers view you. Even if you’re fresh out of school with no previous work experience, you can still put together a good resume. Here we show you how to create a crisp, organized resume that’ll best highlight your skills and potential.
June 6, 2011
We all need to make a concerted effort to help shift the public’s negative views of nail salons. Your station, pedicure chair, and implements must be cleaned before each client. And the thing is, it’s not that difficult to follow standard procedures. Here, we’ve included a checklist of the basics you should be following.
You have a job. That’s a major accomplishment! Now make sure you have eye-catching promotional materials to lure clients to your table.
Believe it or not, some techs graduate from nail school and immediately open up their own salon. Most, however, wait to get some experience first. If you’re not ready for salon ownership, you can get to work as either an employee or a booth renter. Read on to learn the differences between these types of techs.
June 2, 2011
You’ve graduated from nail school! But before you can start working in a salon you have to pass your state board exam. Here are 21 tips to prepare you for the big day.
June 1, 2011
Nail art is a great add-on service that brings in extra income, plus it makes your services more memorable in clients’ minds. You don’t necessarily need natural artistic talent to create eye-catching designs. Here are some easy step-by-steps to get you started.
You learned a lot in school, but once you start working full time with clients you’ll see that minor mishaps with nail enhancements will occasionally pop up to frustrate and challenge you. To help you out when they do, here's some handy troubleshooting advice on fixing the more common acrylic and gel problems.
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