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.
Keywords: acrylics applying enhancements to unhealthy nails CND eponychium filing techniques
February 1, 2010
Kahne Witham, salon owner. In her other life: autopsy technician and 911 dispatcher.
Keywords: Light Elegance manufacturers educators My Other Life
January 1, 2010
National educator for Art Club and Color Club, Mare Horak explains how she keeps embellishments on natural nail clients.
Keywords: Color Club embellishments glue manufacturers educators natural nail care
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.
Keywords: Business commissions hiring nail technicians manufacturers educators opening a new salon
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.
Keywords: gels manufacturers educators NSI
September 1, 2009
September 2009 marks the 30th anniversary of CND. Read on for some things you may not know about the company.
Keywords: breast cancer awareness celebrities celebrity nail techs CND Dr. Stuart Nordstrom
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.
Keywords: gels learning new techniques manufacturers educators OPI Products
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.
Keywords: En Vogue French manicures manufacturers educators
November 1, 2008
Making multi-layered nail art embellishments is easier than you think.
Keywords: beginner nail art dried flowers embellishments INM manufacturers educators
October 1, 2008
Holly Schippers, nail tech. In her other life: State Director of the Angel Teddy Bear Foundation.
Keywords: CND Holly Schippers manufacturers educators My Other Life
October 1, 2008
Greg Salo of Young Nails explains how he applies Young Nails’ trademark reverse application technique for acrylics.
Keywords: colored acrylics French twists learning new techniques manufacturers educators Nail art
August 1, 2008
A service-capping hand and forearm massage is a quick and easy way to bump up the price of your standard manicure — just make sure the client thinks it’s worth it.
Keywords: add-on services Cuccio Naturale manicure add-ons manufacturers educators massage
July 1, 2008
After 18 years in the Human Relations field, June Sierra decided to become a nail tech.
Keywords: client relationships colored gels Light Elegance manufacturers educators
June 1, 2008
These clients are especially grateful for at-home manicures by Holly Schippers, but she's the one who says they provide something very special for her.
Keywords: alternative careers CND elderly clients manufacturers educators mobile salons