February 1, 2010
The Contessas are an annual beauty award program that shows off the best Canada’s salon professionals have to offer.
September 1, 2009
From getting initial experience and photos to selling yourself at an appointment with an agent, this is a handy how-to guide for finding an agent for freelance manicuring work.
May 1, 2009
Clients of Illusions Nail Salon in Johnson City, Tenn., get an eyeful when they walk into the salon. Owners Thomasina Alexander and Wendy Allen have decorated the space with a Nail Art Wall of Fame, a framed, regularly updated assortment of 12 of their artistic creations.
March 1, 2009
This musically-inspired nail art number was created by nail artist and piano player Alexandra Wittenmyer.
May 1, 2008
For many techs, taking pictures of your work allows you to create portfolios for your clients, advertise themselves on Internet sites like MySpace, or share your work with peers on forums and websites. Here are some tips from techs who have made a habit of photographing nails.
February 1, 2006
Jessica-Marie Ellison, an instructor at Yorkville School of Makeup and Esthetics in Toronto, picked up the award for Nail Tech Artist of the Year.
September 1, 2004
Doing photo shoots in your salon — nail style shots, salon interior shots, or service shots — will help you develop a portfolio to show off to both clients and editors. Learn from the pros how to hire a photographer, how to prepare for a photo shoot, and what to expect at the end of the day.
May 1, 2003
Lillian Tsui paints her animals' portraits on nails.
February 1, 1995
Her career path led her from grocery store clerk to nail technician to a member of CND's photo shoot team. Advice for others who are interested in having their nail work photographed.
April 1, 1994
Brian Klaus, an artist in his own right, is very particular about his photographic work. He critically examines everything from the proper lighting needed to photograph the nail to the quality of the nail art design.
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