February 21, 2014
This spring, the Causal Cool collection from Morgan Taylor is bringing back the ‘90s.
October 28, 2013
Bridal nails can be anything a nail technician and her bridal client can imagine ... although the designs tend to run to French twists, pink and white combinations, and nail art on the demure and elegant side.
November 20, 2012
A manicure in which the moon, or lunula, is painted a contrasting color to the rest of the nail or simply left bare.
December 14, 2011
Find out what InStyle magazine had to say about Half-Moon Manis.
November 9, 2011
LCN's new CrocoFever creates stunning nails that match your favorite leather bag. Available in four shades, the LCN Croco Top transforms your polish from ordinary to extraordinary in minutes.
October 25, 2011
When it comes to picking colors that go together, sometimes it can be a challenge. Kathleen M. M. Ringwood-Wood of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., advises techs to go to the paint aisle at their local home improvement store and look at the paint chips on display.
June 11, 2011
Are long red nails sexy?
March 1, 2010
When it comes to that happiest part of the nail we all know and love, there’s no one right way to make it perfect. Smile lines can adapt to the nail to complement the shape and design of the nail. Akzentz educator Gina Silvestro of Gel Essentials in Cranston, R.I., shows her ideal smile lines for several different nail shapes.
December 16, 2009
Instyle helps readers match polish color with generation.
November 1, 2009
Half-moon manicures are the newest fall trend to take the runways...and your salons...by storm.
June 29, 2009
Essence magazine says to kick up manicures a notch with texture, color and fun pairings.
January 16, 2009
Cosmopolitan Magazine says men won't notice a change in nail polish, but they will notice a change in nail length.
November 1, 2008
On a recent web poll at Glamour.com, 57% of the respondents say they love the squoval shape.
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Show [Us] Your...Creative Space8 photos
Kolinsky is one any of several Asian minks, the fur is often used for the bristles of a brush.
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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?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
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