Topic : Maggie Franklin

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Spring Fever

March 14, 2014  | 

It happens every year around this time — it’s still light outside when most people are getting out of work. It’s not raining. It’s not cold, but it’s not hot yet. Everything is green. People get spring fever.

Keywords: client issues   clients   Maggie Franklin  

On My Mind: In Search of the Perfect Nail

June 28, 2012  | Article

Editor Hannah Lee finds that the perfect nail is impossible as well as subjective, but every nail tech should still strive for the best.

Keywords: Hannah Lee   Maggie Franklin   On My Mind  

Behind the Scenes: Reflections of an Artist (April 2012 Cover Nails)

April 1, 2012  | Demo

Maggie Franklin creates blue raindrop nail art with Swarovski crystals. Here's the step-by-step.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   embellished nail art   learning new techniques   Maggie Franklin   nail art  

On My Mind: Collective Thinking

January 1, 2012  | Article

In a special guest column, salon owner, nail tech, and NAILS blogger Maggie Franklin urges more nail techs to share their knowledge with others.

Keywords: continuing education   Maggie Franklin   networking   On My Mind  

Celebrating Our Blogger Voices!

January 1, 2011  | Article

New salon owners, competitors, students, coaches, and a few opinionated veteran techs; we let these reader voices shine through every week online. And they have a lot to say. If you aren’t already following these blogs, bookmark them right away.

Keywords: blogs   coaching   competitions   Maggie Franklin   opening a new salon  

Things I Learned in School That Are Best Forgotten

September 1, 2007  | Article

Nail technology school tries to give techs a good foundation for a successful career, but it often falls short. We polled a few of our peers – fellow nail techs and educators – to find out what gems of misinformation they encountered as students and as trainers.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   Erin Snyder Dixon   Maggie Franklin   Maisie Dunbar   nail education  

How Do You Think Trade Shows Have Evolved Throughout the Years?

February 1, 2006  | Article

If you have hit the trade show circuit over the years, then you’ve most likely witnessed some of the changes shows have undergone.

Keywords: Larry Gaynor   Maggie Franklin   Nailco   tradeshows   Vicki Peters  

Confessions of a Former Flake

September 1, 2002  | Article

I had to admit to myself that, despite feeling confident in my abili­ties as a nail technician, as a businesswoman I just plain fell short.

Keywords: Just My Opinion   Maggie Franklin   motivation  

What Has Happened to Our Trade Shows?

August 1, 2002  | Article

Trade shows used to seem bigger, brighter, and shinier and I wasn’t familiar with all the product lines. Every booth had something undiscovered to show me, and I couldn’t wait till the next big trade show. Where did that feeling go?

Keywords: Maggie Franklin   tradeshows  

Yesterday, It All Seemed So Important

December 1, 2001  | Article

Nail technicians across the globe rallied together after the September attacks on the United States. In the wake of this tragedy; the industry has pulled together and gotten on with business, but not without stopping to care.

Keywords: Debbie Doerrlamm   Fourth of July nail art   Maggie Franklin   patriotic nail art   red-white-and-blue nail art  

Easing the Transition to EMA

July 1, 2001  | Article

Anyone who has ever tried to remove MMA from a new client’s nails knows the bond is tough to break. It might be more difficult to deal with clients emotional attachment to their nails.

Keywords: acrylic removal   EMA   Maggie Franklin   MMA   product removal  

My Other Life: Maggie Franklin, Geology Buff

July 1, 1999  | Article

Her geological expeditions have included a field trip to California’s Mono Lake and to Death Valley.

Keywords: Maggie Franklin   My Other Life  

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