July 15, 2012
CND educator ambassador Marilyn Olemma Garcia of Caguas, Puerto Rico shows how with pre-made — and wild-styled — acrylic sculpts and pieces of fabric, she can create fun, funky, and artistic nails.
July 1, 2009
Elaine Watson, Star Nail International vice president of marketing and global education director, created our July cover’s fabric with resin and UV sealer-encapsulated nails. You can use just about anything — have your client bring in their old favorite piece of clothing.
March 1, 2005
Elaine Watson, a nail tech and educator based in Tarzana, Calif., describes her technique for French fabric tips.
November 1, 2003
Fabric and texture can be used to enliven the nails and coordinate with clothing.
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Retail Boutique: Gift Wrap Items6 photos
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Should the salon owner do nails herself?
How do you react to negative feedback?
Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
Will gel-polish cause traditional polish to become obsolete?
Do Nail Techs Really Need Resumes?
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