October 14, 2014
A chemical reaction that produces heat, such as when two monomers or ogligomers are joined together.
July 1, 2009
Creating the perfect set of acrylics could be considered an art, but the foundation behind it is found in the science. NAILS breaks down the chemistry behind liquid-and-powder in laymen's terms.
February 1, 2008
The ideal bead should be smooth, round, and plump, and suspended lightly on the brush hairs.
January 1, 2008
Elaine Watson — global education director and vice president of marketing for Star Nail — shares some of her favorite technical tips.
October 1, 1995
If your clients experience a burning sensation during a nail service, chances are you’re preparing the nail improperly or applying the product incorrectly.
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The deep fold of skin at the base of the nail where the nail root is embedded; also called the mantle.
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
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