June 14, 2013
OPI educator Rachel Jones of San Mateo, Calif., says that nothing takes years off a client’s hands than beautiful, classic pink-and-white nails.
June 6, 2013
New from Alessandro International is Striplac, a peel-off gel-polish. Watch the video for a step-by-step of Striplac application and removal.
May 2, 2013
Nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar explains the ins and outs of underarm soy hair removal treatments.
March 11, 2013
The Striped Nail manicure features a metallic racing stripe down the center of the nail, which gives the traditional mani an artsy, work-appropriate touch without too much eccentricity.
January 1, 2005
Colored and glitter acrylics are beautiful, but many of us do not do them in the salon because it is too time consuming for us and too expensive for the clients to change the color. Use a reverse application to make it easier.
May 1, 2003
While not nearly as pervasive as gels or acrylics, wraps represent a lucrative niche service. Here we give you some background information to get you started, as well as some troubleshooting and application techniques to help you along the way.
August 1, 2002
After last year’s bacterial outbreak in a Watsonville, Calif., salon, the California Bureau of Barbering and Cosmetology laid out cleaning regulations for salons using whirlpool pedicure footspas. Use this step-by-step guide to make sure you are getting your footspas clean enough to protect your clients.
May 1, 2002
Party nails are applied specifically for clients who want to look great for a short period of time, but not the maintenance required. Here's a step by step on doing great party nails.
July 1, 2001
In Ayurvedic nail care, ancient Eastern medicine blends with new-age Westerners’ quest for better health, greater natural beauty, and longer life.
Celebrity Face Off Contest: Portrait of an Artist11 photos
Show [Us] Your...Creative Space8 photos
Since 1989, alessandro International has stood for unrivalled quality, exclusivity and innovation. Our standards are the same now as they were then: W...
Am I Losing My Touch Applying Acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Featured Products & Promotions | Advertisement
How big is the U.S. nail business? $7.3 billion. What's the average service price for a manicure? Dig into our decades' deep research archives.
The U.S. Vietnamese salon industry represents more than half of all salons. VietSALON serves this market with a bi-monthly Vietnamese language print magazine and a community-oriented website.
Get a free preview issue and a Free Gift