September 6, 2013
Bloom.com offers digital portfolios and resumes for beauty school students and beauty schools via its Premium School Program.
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August 27, 2013
Don’t overlook experiences in the school-affiliated salon and extracurricular activities, experts advise.
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February 12, 2013
Nail tech Kimberly Martin impressed interviewers with a book that showed off her skill range. Now she uses it to show clients what she can do.
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June 7, 2011
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.
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May 12, 2011
A portfolio is a collection of photos of your work to show prospective employers or agencies.
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April 1, 2010
You don’t have to live in a fashion mecca like New York City to find opportunities to have your best nail styles featured in a professional photo shoot. Take a page from the (ever-growing) book of Joy Yavenue, who enhances her nail art print and web portfolios by partnering with area entrepreneurs.
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September 1, 2009
From getting initial experience and photos to selling yourself at an appointment with an agent, this is a handy how-to guide for finding an agent for freelance manicuring work.
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May 1, 2009
Clients of Illusions Nail Salon in Johnson City, Tenn., get an eyeful when they walk into the salon. Owners Thomasina Alexander and Wendy Allen have decorated the space with a Nail Art Wall of Fame, a framed, regularly updated assortment of 12 of their artistic creations.
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September 25, 2008
A salon owner who frequently works behind the scenes at photo shoots, Maisie Dunbar recommends modelmayhem.com — a site geared for models and photographers.
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May 1, 2008
For many techs, taking pictures of your work allows you to create portfolios for your clients, advertise themselves on Internet sites like MySpace, or share your work with peers on forums and websites. Here are some tips from techs who have made a habit of photographing nails.
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March 1, 2008
Digital frames can store hundreds of nail art photos, run a clear, continual slideshow of your work, and some can even organize pictures into themed albums and show video clips.
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November 1, 2005
When looking for a new employee, or even a booth renter, salon owners seek professionalism — and a well-crafted resume or portfolio is one way to demonstrate this. If you have wondered how to put together a cover letter, resume, or portfolio, wonder no more. Here is the information you need to get you started.
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September 1, 2004
Doing photo shoots in your salon — nail style shots, salon interior shots, or service shots — will help you develop a portfolio to show off to both clients and editors. Learn from the pros how to hire a photographer, how to prepare for a photo shoot, and what to expect at the end of the day.
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February 1, 1995
Her career path led her from grocery store clerk to nail technician to a member of CND's photo shoot team. Advice for others who are interested in having their nail work photographed.
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July 1, 1993
Portfolios reflect your professionalism, organization, and, most important, your creative talent.
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