April 1, 2009
For those rare occasions when one of your clients has to remove her acrylics on her own, outside of the salon, make sure she is prepared and does it correctly so she does not damage her nails. Here’s a tear-out do-it-yourself sheet for your clients and some tips from fellow nail techs on how to handle this subject with your clients.
August 1, 2008
Aqmore is a water-based nail polish that goes on like regular polish, but is then peeled off after soaking in warm water for 20 seconds.
March 1, 2006
Here are some great ways to keep yourself on schedule.
February 1, 2003
Using an electric file to remove lifted product will greatly reduce the time spent on this common repair.
October 1, 2002
Whatever the reason your client wants to go natural, it's a good opportunity to maintain her as a client by preserving her natural nail as only a nail professional can.
July 1, 2001
Anyone who has ever tried to remove MMA from a new client’s nails knows the bond is tough to break. It might be more difficult to deal with clients emotional attachment to their nails.
March 1, 2001
Get advice on stress area cracks and removing acrylics.
October 1, 2000
Here, we give you some tips on removing gels. From filling to soaking there’s more than one way to do it. And it doesn’t always have to be difficult.
November 14, 1994
All it takes is some filing, soaking, and a cuticle stick to quickly take off gel nails.
February 1, 1992
Every month, our nail doctor answers readers' questions about any health-related issue.
October 1, 1991
In this bimonthly column, nail technician and NAILS Magazine Shows manager Vicki Peters answers readers’ technical questions.
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A remover usually containing the solvents ethyl acetate or methyl ethyl ketone (MEK) instead of acetone.
What are reasonable terms for a non-compete contract?
How do I announce to my clients that I will be moving to a new salon?
The new products I’m using are adding time to each appointment. How do I adjust my schedule?
Why isn’t my Gelish application curing properly?
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
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