May 16, 2011
Week 2 was stressful but thankfully it flew by and is now in the past. Throughout the whole week the inner me was begging to get out on that salon floor. All I can say is
May 10, 2011
This was a very hectic, stressful week — I was on the floor all week and had testing again on Friday. It was fun, but I am very tired at the end of the day. Most
May 5, 2011
My first week balancing being a part-time student and a full-time mother was exciting, educational, and at times demanding. I managed and I made it: come on Week 2 I am so ready to see you!
April 25, 2011
The first week was pretty hectic; one of the other girls called it a “slammin' week”. I got my kit and a little carry-all case to put it in. Of course it doesn’t all fit, so
April 20, 2011
Rachel Jones at Ravisante in San Mateo, Calif., shares her recipe for a Nail Rehab Manicure.
April 19, 2011
Manicures are a service that virtually all nail salons offer. There are basic steps that clients expect, plus add-ons and alternatives that allow for endless customization. Follow our basic manicure steps and decide if you’d like to add any of the upgrades or alternatives to your menu.
April 18, 2011
Essence offers a few great pointers for keeping nails in ship-shape and on trend.
April 12, 2011
I was so excited for the first day of school. I made sure I had everything set out the night before. I was eager to meet the other nail techs that would be starting the same
March 22, 2011
Self serves up three fresh takes on the French manicure that are simple to achieve and fun to wear.
March 15, 2011
Good Housekeeping offers five great tips for making a manicure last and last.
March 9, 2011
Allure catches up with some of the best manicurists around to share pro tips on making beautiful manicures last longer, getting the most out of a salon visit, and working with press-on polish.
February 15, 2011
Robbie Schaeffer, celebrity manicurist and owner of ROB|B — the first OPI Concept Salon — in Studio City, Calif., offers expert advice on how to maintain a manicure and keep the “fresh from the salon” look even longer.
February 15, 2011
InStyle highlights the edgy twist on the classic French Manicure at Vena Cava’s runway show.
February 13, 2011
After hearing about the connection between feeling pretty and feeling happy, Glamour checked in with a few beauty experts to see what “Happy Beauty Tips” worked for them.
February 12, 2011
Teen Vogue gets a hot tip on animal-inspired manicures from manicurist Bernadette Thompson.
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