August 16, 2011
This week I had a lot of time on my hands. I experimented with CND acrylics and Shellac. I arrived at school on Tuesday and had my theory class over Chapter 9: Nail Diseases and Disorders.
August 8, 2011
At Marie Claire’s Girlfriends’ Getaway, more than 250 women enjoyed the weekend festivities.
August 5, 2011
I am the queen bee of the perfect pedicure — in my own mind of course! I haven’t tested lately. I only have six tests left and this is symphony to my ears. It means the
July 29, 2011
It’s OK to bring color to the office, but keep in mind a few simple rules.
July 18, 2011
A great signature manicure always starts with top-notch ingredients and a good idea. Themed hand care collections are always a great choice, so why not take inspiration from some of the industry’s top manufacturers. Read on to discover some new signature services created by a variety of companies using their own hand care lines.
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.
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