August 1, 2010
Hollywood Nails explains how to give clients a luxurious manicure/pedicure with mango oil, sliced oranges, and flower petals.
July 21, 2010
Dashing Diva’s French Wrap Manicure gives you a quick, easy, and perfect French that really lasts.
June 1, 2010
From saving money on products to developing an efficient schedule, salon coaches offer practical advice behind the cliché.
May 1, 2010
Whether you decide to add a new service, or completely rethink how you’ve set up your salon, commit to making at least one change in your business this year.
May 1, 2010
If your clients are afraid of this pointy shape, offer up this advice from nail techs who do their best to ensure that beauty doesn’t have to equal pain.
April 1, 2010
When nails are weary, weak, and inching toward the eponychium, a modified nail tip can be a great way to protect nails and encourage them to grow.
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.
February 1, 2010
Though many technicians prefer to sculpt, a pre-made nail tip that can be adhered to the natural nail can give newbie nail techs a nice runway to learn the delicate craft of gel and acrylic sculpting, while providing great-looking results.
Passion is contagious, and at least several students at Michael’s School of Beauty can testify to this fact.
February 1, 2010
More and more manufacturers are creating soak-off gels, including ones that look and feel similar to nail polish. New company Hand & Nail Harmony demonstrates how to use its product Gelish Color Gels.
January 1, 2010
December 7, 2009
Nails by Angel Smith, Young Nails educator
October 1, 2009
Dashing Diva’s French Wrap Plus has made it easier than ever to get that perfect smile line. The wraps are put on the nails using the easy application tab, and the ultra-thin French decal is left perfectly on the free edge, with smile line intact and free of brush strokes. The decoration can last after weeks of wear, and works best when combined with Dashing Diva’s Gelife Brush-On Glue and Soak-Off Gels.
Nails by Jennifer Mather, Polished Nail Design Group Inc., Burlington, Ontario, Canada
September 17, 2009
In honor of CND’s 30th anniversary, the Russian School of Nail Enhancement OleHouse in Moscow has created this nail art design, known as the “butterfly effect.”
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