November 17, 2010
Disappointed that hairstylists have an abundance of edgy, beautiful tools (like tatted up blow dryers and flat irons), while nail techs have fewer choices when it comes to stylish implements, Anna Cobasky, salon owner and operator of Salon Designs in Glendale, Ariz., decided to give her nail brushes an edgy twist.
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October 1, 2010
As fashion designers experiment with different textures on the runway, nail polish manufacturers keep up with an array of stylish nail polish finish offerings — from the traditional cream to the edgy suede. One nail tech shares her expertise to help you sort through all of the jargon and match the appropriate client to the appropriate finish.
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August 1, 2010
Etsy.com, the ever-growing online marketplace that connects buyers and sellers of handmade goods, is the perfect place to find one-of-a-kind items for your salon.
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July 29, 2010
R.S. Innovations has introduced a new version of the Wrist-Assist with a larger cushion.
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June 25, 2010
Made by nail techs for nail techs, Nailology’s manuicure products are made with an intoxicating blend of oils and minerals to revitalize skin and replenish the senses.
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March 1, 2010
Big. Bold. Bright. Color. That’s what we thought when we opened the 2010 spring polish collections. This season’s new nail colors are the brightest, boldest, most vibrant hues we’ve seen in years. So instead of showing you a few colors from each collection (which frankly wouldn’t do them justice), we decided to showcase the collections in full so you can get the same dramatic effect. For once, we have no props, no gimmicks, no stories — we’re simply letting the colors speak for themselves.
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February 1, 2010
Passion is contagious, and at least several students at Michael’s School of Beauty can testify to this fact.
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March 17, 2009
Polish and shoe color that go together? That’s what’s new on the trend reports…
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March 1, 2009
Bird and feather-related prints and designs are flying off of retail shelves.
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February 1, 2009
Everyone's talking about gels these days. Nail professionals always want to stay on top of the latest trends, but many of them have a hard time understanding the gel process. Breaking down the steps involved in a gel application will help you determine whether you'd like to offer these services.
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February 1, 2009
As animal prints come back en vogue, the style pubs are making it their mission to help readers understand that it’s chic to wear…and best in small doses.
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January 1, 2009
Nail techs have more than just nails through which they showcase their creative talents. Take a look at products they make at home and sell at their salons.
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December 23, 2008
Dearborn Heights, Mich.-based nail technician Ruth Windsor, has written a pedicure manual for techs who want to take their services to the next level.
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December 1, 2008
Dashing Diva’s renowned nail tech Alisha Rimando shares several of her favorite holiday nail looks.
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