February 1, 2004
An electric file can be used in a variety of services — provided you know how to use it properly. Use this guide to help you master techniques and improve your use and knowledge of this handy tool.
February 1, 2003
Caught between high-volume discount salons and high-end mega-spas? Rather than try to win by their rules, write your own rules geared to a more narrow and tailored clientele and create your own niche.
February 1, 2003
As long as it’s done properly and with the right tools, an electric file on the natural nail can be just as safe as a regular nail file.
October 1, 2000
Nail techs have been taught to do manicures the old-fashioned way: with some water and a good soak. But many say that the age-old technique has become a little dry. Find out why waterless (or dry) manicures can help you do a faster service, among other benefits.
March 1, 1998
If ingredients sound good enough (and safe enough) to eat, then most people assume they’re good enough to be used on the body…including nails.
June 1, 1997
Clients have their reasons for wanting to go au naturel—with their nails, that is. You can keep your former acrylic clients loyal to you with a good removal and post-removal care.
February 1, 1997
Don’t let your hard work be ruined by discoloration, whether it’s stains on the natural nail or yellowed acrylic. Get them out, then keep them out.
August 1, 1995
Although acrylics may be a higher ticket item for you, natural nail care can also mean big business.
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Mini Masterpiece Nail Art Contest Winners 201415 photos
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