Topic : nail repairs

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A Natural Nail's New BFF

February 18, 2014  | Article

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.

Keywords: damaged nails   Famous Names   nail repairs  

The IBX System: What's It All About?

January 28, 2014  | Video

Learn more about IBX System, a new professional-grade nail strengthener and protective shield from Famous Names.

Keywords: add-on services   Famous Names   nail repairs   nail strengtheners  

Troubleshooter: Gel Nail Repair - Part 2 of 2 - Filing Techniques

December 31, 2013  | Video

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.

Keywords: Alessandro   extending the nail bed   filing techniques   gel troubleshooting   gels  

Troubleshooter: Gel Nail Repair - Part 1 of 2 - Extension Edge Mending

December 20, 2013  | Video

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.

Keywords: Alessandro   damaged nails   gel troubleshooting   gels   La Shaun Brown-Glenn  

How to Best Fix Broken or Chipped Nails

April 2, 2012  | News

The April 2012 issue of Marie Claire shared with readers the best solutions to fixing and preventing broken or chipped nails.

Keywords: client health   CND   nail repairs   top coats  

Your Guide to Nail Repairs & Reinforcements

October 13, 2011  | Article

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.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   gel troubleshooting   nail repairs   wraps  

Tips from Nail Artist Tom Bachik

April 14, 2011  | News

Elle catches up with Chanel’s official celebrity nail artist Tom Bachik about his background, secret weapon, quick fix tips, and nail kit necessities.

Keywords: CND   cuticle oil   nail repairs   Tom Bachik  

FingerNailFixer Repair with Fiberglass in Shellac

March 2, 2011  | Video

A video from Holly Schippers (AKA FingerNailFixer) to help nail professionals do quick natural nail repairs using Shellac and fiberglass.

Keywords: Backscratchers   CND   fiberglass wraps   FingerNailFixer   nail repairs  

Gel Polish Chips Annoy

February 15, 2011  | Article

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: gels   learning new techniques   nail repairs  

The Pricing Problem

March 1, 2010  | Article

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?

Keywords: add-on services   business   economy   keeping your business competitive   money  

Cruise Control

March 1, 2009  | Demo

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?

Keywords: acrylics   CND   nail repairs  

Ask the Manicurist

September 1, 2008  | Article

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.

Keywords: client issues   client relationships   humor   nail repairs   service pricing  

Electric Filing Techniques: Repairing a Crack

February 1, 2003  | Demo

Cracks appear too often on acrylic nails, but with the help of an electric file they can easily be removed.

Keywords: electric files   electric filing techniques   enhancements   filing techniques   nail repairs  

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