August 14, 2014
Ribar, owner of Perfect 10 Nails in Mendota Heights, Minn., says she’s focused her energies of late on her salon and updating her own education, but we doubt she’ll lay low too much longer. She simply has too much enthusiasm. A winning competitor; popular educator; a competition judge and “coach,” tradeshow representative, product distributor, committee member of the Minnesota Cosmetology Association, and nail designer for the print media, Ribar has done much to enhance the industry’s professional stature.
April 17, 2014
This month we asked nail techs: What efforts are you making to go green in your salon?
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April 11, 2014
Recently, Nail School News caught up with an incredibly talented student named Phylicia Cain. We were intrigued enough by her nail art to find out more. Read on to learn about this talented student and see pictures of her innovative designs.
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February 3, 2014
Many cosmetology schools are getting on board with technology to help supplement students’ education. Minnesota School of Cosmetology is the first cosmetology school in Minnesota to add Apple iPad technology to its learning curriculum.
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September 19, 2012
Fall is here which means summer is officially over. Kids are back in school, the leaves are changing color, and hopefully the weather where you live is getting cooler. Fall is my favorite time of the
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August 22, 2012
It’s “back to school” season for so many of you. I know that a lot of states have already started classes at universities and local schools. Here in Minnesota, our kids don’t return to public schools
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May 16, 2012
I hope you have been enjoying our focus on loyalty programs and how to reward our clients. We have covered loyalty cards — a way to reward our clients for purchases, referrals, and pre-booking, etc. Last
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March 28, 2012
We’re sticking with our spring cleaning and keeping it clean theme this week. Now that you have cleaned out your station, it’s time to talk about how to keep your implements and utensils clean. Does your
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March 23, 2012
Spring has sprung early in Minnesota this year. We have had record-breaking temperatures for this time of year. Our snow melted in just two days — that’s unheard of. With highs near 80 degrees, we feel
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June 6, 2011
Yesterday, I ran my second half-marathon, 13.1 miles. This was hard work and today my body feels my accomplishment! I live in Minnesota, where it gets hot and humid during the summer months. The race was
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January 31, 2011
One of the first appointments I had at the show yesterday, was to go the CND VIP suite up at the top of the Hyatt.
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January 11, 2011
My first week was something I was not in for. Let me back up and tell you when I enrolled. I was given a set of rules to go by. I thought, “I can’t do this.”
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January 5, 2011
Editor’s Note: Karyn will continue to blog while she waits to take her state board exam. Since we planned for this blog to have more than one student blogger at a time, we’re happy to introduce
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November 1, 2002
Cole’s Salon for You in the suburbs of Minneapolis, Minn., has a charmed history that sounds like the makings of a feel-good Disney movie: small two-man barbershop for kiddies expands when clients outgrow its child-sized chairs — then keeps growing and growing into five world class full-service salons.
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February 1, 1995
This year's winners span North America and inspire with their creative and optimistic approach to business and customer service, as well as their passion for nails.
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