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I Wish They Had Told Me...

June 25, 2014  | 

Maggie says if she’d known then what she knows now about the business, she might have chosen a different career.

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Plum Forgot

June 13, 2014  | 

Maggie takes a moment to appreciate the swirl of activity around her.

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Gelish's World Class Nails: Answers from the Experts Ep. 1

April 11, 2014  | Video

Watch as Gelish educators use their expertise to answer your questions about product, application, and much more. The pros will also be sharing some of their newest design inspirations and teaching you some quick and easy tips for nail art success of your own. This exclusive series is a must-see for anyone looking to improve their design skills. Stay tuned for episode two.

Keywords: Gelish   Hand & Nail Harmony   MaeLing Parrish   nail art   nail tech issues  

Tired Again

March 10, 2014  | 

It recently occurred to me — more like fell on my head like a piano in a cartoon — that I might not be able to work forever. The last few months have been busy, and

Keywords: money   nail tech issues  

Gone to the Blogs

January 31, 2014  | 

*sigh* I’m gonna get letters. Let me start with a disclaimer, because people skim through what they read and don’t take time to think about what the words are actually saying. Watch — it’ll happen. I don’t

Keywords: nail tech issues  

The Quest for Good Enough

January 24, 2014  | 

Being a professional nail tech — at least the type of nail tech I am; you know, out here in the “trenches” — is all about finding a balance between that nagging quest for perfection in

Keywords: nail tech issues   salon services  

Ergonomics

December 4, 2013  | 

I have worked very hard to set up my workstation in a manner that is ergonomic for me. I put thought into it when I designed my desk. I thought about it when I bought my

Keywords: clients   nail tech issues  

Monsters From the Id

November 15, 2013  | 

The title comes from the 1956 science fiction movie “Forbidden Planet.”  The concept comes from Carl Jung. And my oversimplified explanation comes from the elementary schoolyard poo-flinging fest taking place in my Facebook newsfeed: The more we

Keywords: nail tech issues  

Take a Break

October 16, 2013  | 

Well, I admit, for the last couple of months I’ve been feeling a little less than enthusiastic about coming to work each day. Not a full-on “burnt out” feeling, but not as entertained by the daily routine

Keywords: nail tech issues  

A New Minion

October 11, 2013  | 

I believe I’ve mentioned that in the last few years I’ve had several former clients embark upon a career in the nail industry. Most of them didn’t even tell me. Some of them were former clients

Keywords: clients   nail tech issues  

The Clientele Rollercoaster

October 7, 2013  | 

I used to think that once I built my clientele, I’d be set. I knew there would always be a few people who strayed off because they moved away or couldn’t afford their nails anymore, but

Keywords: clients   nail tech issues  

Toasting My Career

October 4, 2013  | 

Twenty-one years ago today (as I write this on October 2), I was a terrified 22 year old sitting in a room in a Fairfield, Calif., office complex, taking my California Manicuring State Board Exam. I had

Keywords: nail tech issues  

Tips of Fear

September 9, 2013  | 

The other night, lying in bed, trying to convince myself that 11 o’clock is a perfectly acceptable time to be in bed (I’m a night person. Going to bed before 1 a.m. doesn’t really jibe with

Keywords: clients   nail tech issues  

Why Did You Do That?

August 28, 2013  | 

For the most part, I think I’m pretty wise to the fact that we — as professionals — are all different. The industry is comprised of thousands of different people working within it and almost as

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Monkey See, Monkey Still No Can Do

August 26, 2013  | 

I was recently advised to watch some YouTube videos in order to gain motorcycling skills.Yep. True story. Somehow, watching someone do something will magically make me able to do it as well.By that logic, I should

Keywords: nail tech issues   professionalism  
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