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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October 1, 2008
Molly Schippers, nail tech. In her other life: State Director of the Angel Teddy Bear Foundation.
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October 1, 2008
Greg Salo of Young Nails explains how he applies Young Nails’ trademark reverse application technique for acrylics.
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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.
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July 1, 2008
After 18 years in the Human Relations field, June Sierra decided to become a nail tech.
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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.
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January 1, 2008
As an overachiever in the realm of education, I wonder how many techs feel the same way I do.
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January 1, 2008
Elaine Watson — global education director and vice president of marketing for Star Nail — shares some of her favorite technical tips.
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December 1, 2007
Young Nails educator Melissa Garcia of Studio 115 in Tulare, Calif., made these Rock Star Toes for NAILS’ December 2007 cover. Once you get the hang of it, a set takes only 15-20 minutes to complete.
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December 1, 2005
Nail tech/CND education director Doug Smith makes his modeling debut.
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October 1, 2005
When you take a class from a dynamic teacher, she (or he) can transform not only the way you work, but the way you think. Here we get to know some of our industry’s teachers a little better and get a glimpse of what makes them tick -and teach.
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February 1, 2004
Do you long to take that next step in your career and make extra money but aren’t quite sure how? Become a manufacturer’s educator. Not only will you get a chance to teach, you’ll have fun, meet new people, and increase your own knowledge along the way — all while bringing in more cash.
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