April 1, 2008
Minx Nails of Oceanside, Calif., has created a new way to apply color and design to nails. Pre-made templates are sealed onto nails using heat, and the excess is simply filed off.
April 1, 2008
Using a UV-cured resin bonding agent, En Vogue creates nails that are both strong and flexible.
March 1, 2008
It’s been a couple of weeks since your client left the salon with a shiny new set of gel enhancements. Her busy fingers have washed dishes, made beds, surfed the Internet, and clicked the seatbelt, leaving her in need of your professional services to bring them back to their original beauty and balance. Embrace the ease and forgiveness of gel with this basic gel fill routine.
February 1, 2008
The ideal bead should be smooth, round, and plump, and suspended lightly on the brush hairs.
January 1, 2004
Best of Stuff winner Janet Martin of South Charleston, W.V. earns a NAILS cover shoot along with her share of more than $8,000 in prizes.
February 1, 2003
An electric file is the perfect tool to use on a nail when you’re trying to achieve a smooth, finished look.
Cracks appear too often on acrylic nails, but with the help of an electric file they can easily be removed.
Getting the nails ready for a full set is one of the most important steps in artificial nail application.
Using an electric file to remove lifted product will greatly reduce the time spent on this common repair.
November 1, 1995
Tip blenders not only make removing excess tip material easy, they’re easy on the natural nail as well.
July 1, 1989
A brief survey tells us that artificial services are your mainstays.
Salon Design on a Dime22 photos
Lots and Lots of Ocelot9 photos
Glycerin is a thick, colorless, non-toxic liquid known for having a slightly sweet taste. Due to its humectant properties, which allow it to absorb mo...
How do you track your sales and other records throughout the year?
Do your clients ask about polish being “three-free”?
Reader to Reader: Are you still loyal to the product brands you learned with in nail school?
Reader to Reader: What solutions do you have for handling extremely obese clients respectfully?
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