May 14, 2013
An undesirable but preventable formation of tiny crystals in the uncured nail coating, often resulting from unusually cold temperatures or drafts while a nail technician is working with wet acrylic product.
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September 30, 2012
Depending on conditions, clients’ hands and feet may be puffy, moist, and sweaty or cold, dry, and numb. A tech needs to know how to compensate for these changes so she can apply product to a consistent, stable nail surface each time.
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August 31, 2012
Does our environment change how we do nails? Do techs living in climates where it dips into double digits below zero work differently than techs who live where it’s nearly 100 degrees with 80% humidity?
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February 1, 2000
Your questions answered! What causes fungus, what to do about brittle nails, and more.
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May 1, 1996
Considered the “Club Med” of nail salons, Judy Franck’s California Nails salon in St. Charles, III., is a whimsical paradise for snow-weary clients.
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May 1, 1994
Rain nor sleet nor snow could keep most clients away from the salon during this past winters record-breaking snowstorms.
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February 1, 1992
Try electric mitts, heating pads, or even a mug warmer to keep acrylic from crystallizing during the winter.
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