April 19, 2011
“Showing we care about clients’ safety when it comes to nail services enhances trust in us as professionals," says Medical Nail Technician Claudia Cox.
Keywords: continuing education education medical pedicures medispa services
March 1, 2010
Surprise! It’s often said that school does little to prepare techs for the salon environment. And it’s not only the technical challenges that may come as a surprise to the newly minted nail tech.
Keywords: building your clientele cosmetology schools education finding a job learning new techniques
August 1, 2009
What's the appeal of attending tradeshows when the experience can be quite frustrating?
Keywords: education Hannah Lee On My Mind tradeshows
July 1, 2009
From salon to nail school to high school vocational training, what started out as a slow-growing investment has now boomed into a still-growing “family” of nail techs.
Keywords: education salon profiles
July 1, 2008
Salon consultant Bryan Durocher of Durocher Enterprises offers a way to make opening a dialog with clients just a little bit easier.
Keywords: building your clientele Business education educational materials retail merchandising
January 1, 2008
Nail Those Profits At Sea (NTP), an educational cruise for nail techs, has been sailing the waters of the Caribbean and Mexico for more than 17 years. This year we ventured into new territory and took to the northern seas of Alaska. Nail education, networking, and plenty of fun were in order as we set sail in August on the Carnival Spirit.
Keywords: education glitter gels networking Vicki Peters
October 1, 2005
When you take a class from a dynamic teacher, she (or he) can transform not only the way you work, but the way you think. Here we get to know some of our industry’s teachers a little better and get a glimpse of what makes them tick -and teach.
Keywords: Akzentz American International Industries CND Danny Haile Doug Smith
January 1, 2005
The nail industry is ever-evolving. Nail veterans give us their take on the changes, both good and bad, they’ve witnessed firsthand and how they’ve grown throughout the years.
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February 1, 2003
Continuing education is key to the future growth of the industry. So why is it not getting the attention it deserves? Have nail techs and manufacturers become disenchanted with continuing education and relegated it to the back burner?
Keywords: continuing education education schools
January 1, 1998
What is the proper role of cosmetology schools and are they fulfilling that role?
Keywords: continuing education cosmetology schools education
November 1, 1997
A “Mini-Course Day” at her daughter’s grade school gave Lisa Gustafson the perfect opportunity to introduce kids to nail art.
Keywords: children's services educating clients education kids manicures
June 1, 1991
If you “have skills, will travel,” a career as an educator can be a rewarding alternative to the salon.
Keywords: continuing education education teaching
June 1, 1991
A practical guide to success in the nail business for students, recent grads, and newcomers.
Keywords: education mentoring