October 1, 2002
Despite my long career in the professional nail industry I am unadventurous when it comes to my own nails.
May 1, 2002
This month's panel tackles how to buy nippers, what's happening with a damaged nail, and how mood-changing polishes work.
It's the problem that's plagued nail techs forever—the stuck bottle top. Orly's new Gripper Cap gets the job done. But, if you aren't using Orly polish, how do you unscrew a stuck top?
August 1, 1999
Why are nail fashion trends being set by retail companies and consumer beauty editors instead of professional manufacturers and nail technicians?
February 1, 1999
July 1, 1997
What makes polish at 60 bottles a minute and as many as 500,000 a month? It's a polish-bottling machine.
March 1, 1997
There are just about as many myths circulating about nail care as there are Elvis’ whereabouts. As a nail technician you have a responsibility to your clients to know what constitutes good nail care practice … and what is just plain hogwash.
January 1, 1997
InStyle magazine now features monthy full-page ads of the Rocky Mountain polish collection.
January 1, 1997
December 1, 1996
Why is it that nail salons are not selling record-breaking amounts of nail polish themselves? Because they’re not trying.
August 1, 1996
OPI announced its new fall polish colors, called the Rocky Mountain Nail Lacquer Collection
May 1, 1995
Japanese manufacturer is water based and claims to be odor free.
January 1, 1995
Did you know that at one time black was the favorite color applied to fingernails, and that men — not women — wore it?
Just when you thought school was behind you, here’s a short history lesson in nails.
July 1, 1993
A California court must decide whether toluene in nail polish poses a sufficient health hazard to consumers and nail technicians to require warning labels.
Adore Dolls Parlour Dazzles With Its Nail Art19 photos
24 Holiday Retail Items24 photos
A nail file consisting of a strip of cardboard or wood with a coating of powdered emery (an abrasive).
Am I Losing My Touch Applying Acrylics?
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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