November 1, 2010
Dashing Diva director of education, Pattie Yankee, gives some sound advice on preserving your nail art products as you beautify from one customer to the next.
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August 1, 2010
Nail companies are always on the lookout for new educators. They are looking for enthusiastic and motivated techs to show other nail techs how they too can make fantastic nails using that specific brand.
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July 1, 2010
The amount of odor is directly related to how quickly a liquid evaporates. That means preventing the rapid evaporation of liquids can lower the odor in the environment.
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July 1, 2010
Kriss Kiss, salon owner. In her other life: equestrian.
Keywords: CND manufacturers educators My Other Life
June 1, 2010
Tucked into the corners of dark ballrooms at nail shows, some of the best nail technicians in the world compete against one another, sculpting dazzling nail art designs and perfectly precise C-curves. But what is it like to be a competitor? NAILS takes a quick look at the competition schedule of one veteran and one novice competitor at ISSE Long Beach this past January.
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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.
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February 1, 2010
Kahne Witham, salon owner. In her other life: autopsy technician and 911 dispatcher.
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January 1, 2010
National educator for Art Club and Color Club, Mare Horak explains how she keeps embellishments on natural nail clients.
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November 1, 2009
Current and former salon owners share their personal insights on the things they would go back and change, if only they could.
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November 1, 2009
With more and more techs investing in gel starter kits and adding gel services, it’s important to have some words of advice from a pro.
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September 1, 2009
September 2009 marks the 30th anniversary of CND. Read on for some things you may not know about the company.
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August 1, 2009
Educator and guest nail artist for OPI, Christy Graham knows what it’s like for an acrylic tech to switch to using gels.
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July 1, 2009
Getting a good product application can be tough enough just using acrylics or gels, but when you start adding nail art embellishments like glass beads, crushed flowers, small rhinestones, or tiny seashells, you have to take extra care to prevent lifting. Art Club educator Mare Horak explains how she uses embellishments without compromising enhancement quality.
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January 1, 2009
EnVogue educator Joanne Millar explains how to make a perfect pink-and-white gel nail.
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November 1, 2008
Making multi-layered nail art embellishments is easier than you think.
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