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.
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
September 1, 1994
Some people insist that booth rental is destroying our industry; others maintain booth rental is keeping our industry economically viable. No one sits on the fence on this issue. But no matter which side of the fence you choose, what used to be a trend has turned into a reality.
February 1, 1983
What you don’t know is probably hurting you
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Soft/Soak-Off8 photos
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Hard/Traditional18 photos
An electric file (formerly called a "drill") is tool used by nail technicians to speed up, streamline, or make easier some nail services; the electric...
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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