December 13, 2014
We reached out to an expert to get the breakdown on the product that can improve the strength and condition of nails.
October 28, 2014
Let's go back to the basics on acrylics.
September 3, 2014
NAILS spoke to industry scientist, Doug Schoon to find out the basics behind the formulas that speed up the nail polish drying process.
July 10, 2014
A biologist by education shares everything we need to know about foot masks.
June 3, 2014
Can a nail cleanser act as a fungus preventer? NAILS spoke to a formulation chemist from Elixery to find out.
May 1, 2014
Read what Jim McConnell, a chemist and the president of Light Elegance, has to say about how glitter's made and why it sparkles.
March 18, 2014
With so many newer gel-based inventions on the market (soft gels, gel-polish, soak-off gels), how does hard gel stand out? Director of research and development at Nubar, Dr. Norair Arkoian, and Light Elegance president Jim McConnell explain it all.
February 21, 2014
Getting behind the science of gel-polish is no easy feat, but with a better framework for its chemistry comes improved technique and the ability to educate clients. NAILS picked the brain of OPI's Dr. Paul Bryson for some user-friendly answers.
February 19, 2014
How does cuticle oil actually work? NAILS spoke to CND’s resident chemist, Dr. Dave, for answers.
At Long Last: An Intro to Longer-Lasting Polish7 photos
Nail Products in Pantone’s Color of the Year28 photos
Party nails are temporary nail extensions.
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?
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?
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