May 29, 2009
I keep thinking I'm going to buy an autoclave. For years I've been on the side of the argument that sterilization of implements shouldn't be necessary in our industry. I use a new file, buffer, and
February 18, 2009
If you ever have the occasion to sit at my table during a class, don’t be surprised when I tell you to spit out your gum. In fact, why would you chew gum while you are
October 1, 2004
I saw a salon owner walking around the show with a banana clip in her wet hair and sweatpants on. She was barely dressed appropriate to pick up the newspaper, let alone roam the aisles of an industry conference.
January 1, 2004
We called nail techs and salon owners around the country to find out what’s on their wish list for the nail industry. From better education to an improved economy, here is what some nail technicians are hoping to see in 2004.
September 1, 2003
Here we are walking around with an excellent source of advertising and we are not all utilizing it! Ladies and gentlemen, please take a small amount of time for yourselves and fix those nails up.
March 1, 2003
Business is up. Business is down. The nail industry has had its share of stories over the last 20 years. Who better to tell them than a few veterans?
January 1, 2003
Does your business look professional or does it seem more like Betty’s Beauty Box?
August 1, 2001
Taking a cue from Steven Covey, author of “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective people”, the NAILS editorial team identified seven characteristics, or habits, of the highly successful nail technicians we’ve met over the past 18 years.
March 1, 2001
February 1, 2000
Like any other profession, the nail industry has its share of unwritten rules. We talked to 10 nail techs and got their opinions on everything from stealing to gossiping.
February 1, 1999
December 1, 1996
We all know a killer idea when we hear one, but how about an idea killer?
November 1, 1995
July 1, 1995
May 1, 1995
Champagne and caviar are sophisticated; corned beef and cabbage are not. What else is sophisticated and what isn't?
Nail Art From Project Runway Season 1414 photos
Nails to Glam Up Your Little Black Dress13 photos
Art of Beauty's line of nail treatments.
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
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?
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