June 7, 2016
| Blog Post
Watch this video to find out if what you know about nail anatomy is accurate.
June 2, 2016
In this episode of Face to Face, Doug Schoon explains the real difference between the cuticle, eponychium, and pterygium.
April 19, 2016
| Blog Post
Essie paid a visit to the NAILS team with some exciting news about salon-focused products.
April 18, 2016
Cuticle nippers from Germaniküre’s professional line are available in three jaw shapes: standard, triangular, and extra pointed.
April 5, 2016
When a client’s hands are in desperate need of maintenance, one of the easiest ways to see improvement is to clean up the cuticles. But how much should a tech “clean up?” And how do you reassure your client your actions are safe?
March 18, 2016
The cuticle pusher smoothly removes even the toughest hangnails without damaging the nail plate while the cleaner offers precision during services.
January 21, 2015
Nail Lingo: Learn to speak fluent nail by knowing your anatomy. This illustration will help you know all the proper names and locations of the parts that make up a single nail tip.
November 6, 2014
Holly Schippers shows how to properly shape and clean the nail plate.
September 16, 2014
| Blog Post
Slowly, I’m settling in and school is beginning to feel like home. Earlier in the week I was pleasantly surprised with a visit from my 4-year-old daughter, Demi.
May 2, 2014
The #144 Pusher (pterygium pusher) from Antoine de Paris gives nail techs a new angle on cuticle pushing.
January 29, 2014
Cuccio Naturale’s manicure oils, available in three scents, help condition, nourish, and revitalize your clients’ cuticles.
November 19, 2012
The thin line of skin at the base of the nail that extends from the nail wall to the nail plate.
Also known as hangnails; a common condition in which the cuticle around the nail splits.
September 21, 2012
Nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar explains the true cuticle, plus shares testimonials for her spa, Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge in Silver Spring, Md.
March 15, 2012
What makes the perfect nail? How do you define the picture-perfect acrylic pink-and-white sculpt? NAILS combined contributions from CND education materials, Young Nails’ Greg Salo, and former NAILS Top 25 competitor Lynn Lammers to help draft guidelines for the quintessential “perfect nail.”
Male Nail Art11 photos
Nail Art at Premiere Orlando 201622 photos
Refers to the naturally occuring fingernail (as opposed to nail enhancements).
How do I announce to my clients that I will be moving to a new salon?
The new products I’m using are adding time to each appointment. How do I adjust my schedule?
Why isn’t my Gelish application curing properly?
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?
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