February 18, 2014
Famous Names introduces IBX (comprised of IBX and IBX Repair), a new system that provides a shield against damage commonly associated with the soak-off process.
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January 28, 2014
Learn more about IBX System, a new professional-grade nail strengthener and protective shield from Famous Names.
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December 31, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, LaShaun Brown-Glenn, a U.S. business development manager and trainer for Alessandro, shows the second step toward repairing a broken gel extension edge. This is also the final step in completing a gel enhancement.
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December 20, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, LaShaun Brown-Glenn, a U.S. business development manager and trainer for Alessandro, shows the first step toward repairing a broken gel extension edge.
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April 2, 2012
The April 2012 issue of Marie Claire shared with readers the best solutions to fixing and preventing broken or chipped nails.
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October 13, 2011
There are a variety of nail issues, from the everyday bitten-nails to the all-out chip or crack, that require you to call in reinforcements. Whether using acrylic or gel (or even a tea bag), we offer some ways to strengthen nails into long-lasting beauts.
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April 14, 2011
Elle catches up with Chanel’s official celebrity nail artist Tom Bachik about his background, secret weapon, quick fix tips, and nail kit necessities.
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March 2, 2011
A video from Holly Schippers (AKA FingerNailFixer) to help nail professionals do quick natural nail repairs using Shellac and fiberglass.
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February 15, 2011
So, you wowed your client into a new gel polish application by telling her how much more durable they are than standard polish, and that they help prevent chipping and cracking, and then she comes back a day later with a chip. So what do you do?
Keywords: gel-polish learning new techniques nail repairs
March 1, 2010
Part art, part science, pricing your services is one of the most important and delicate tasks you’ll undertake in the salon. And no two salon owners approach it quite the same. We asked readers: How do you decide how much to charge for a particular service?
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March 1, 2009
Your client broke a nail and has it repaired while on a cruise ship. Now back on land she wants that nail to look like the other ones. What's a tech to do?
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September 1, 2008
You first met The Manicurist — aka Rebecca Seals — in our April issue and judging by your response, you enjoyed her “pull no punches” attitude. Here’s her take on free repairs, last-minute changes, long-winded excuses, and other headaches of daily salon life.
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February 1, 2003
Cracks appear too often on acrylic nails, but with the help of an electric file they can easily be removed.
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