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The Striped Nail Manicure

March 11, 2013  | News

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.

Keywords: Essie   nail art   nail art striping techniques   OPI Products   polish  

Nail Art Made Easy: How to Do Nail Art, Even If You’re Not an Artist

October 1, 2006  | Article

You don’t have to be the next Van Gogh to create nail art your clients will love. Six techs give you step-by-step instructions for creating ultra-simple nail art - using just polish, a simple brush, and paint.

Keywords: easy nail art   nail art how to   step-by-step  

An Angle for Art: 3-D Acrylic Explained

May 1, 2006  | Article

Creating works of art from acrylic systems is an acquired skill. Our three guest artists have different methods for creating their crafts, but if you follow their steps you’ll be on your way to mastering your own dimensional designs on fingernails.

Keywords: 3D nail art   colored acrylics   sculpting   step-by-step  

Colored Acrylics with Reverse Application

January 1, 2005  | Article

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. 

Keywords: backfills   colored acrylics   fills   step-by-step  

All Wrapped Up: A Helpful Handbook

May 1, 2003  | Article

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.

Keywords: fiberglass wraps   linen wraps   silk wraps   step-by-step   wraps  

Footspa Cleaning Guidelines for Nail Technicians

August 1, 2002  | Article

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.

Keywords: California   California state regulations   European Touch   pedicure sanitation   pedicure spas  

It’s Party [Nails] Time

May 1, 2002  | Article

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. 

Keywords: party nails   step-by-step  

Soothing Mind and Body Through Ayurveda

July 1, 2001  | Article

In Ayurvedic nail care, ancient Eastern medicine blends with new-age Westerners’ quest for better health, greater natural beauty, and longer life.

Keywords: ayurveda   manicures   pedicures   step-by-step  

Step-by-Step

March 1, 2000  | Step By Step Demo

The following step-by-step was designed to help nail techs to make the transition from fingernails to toenails as smooth as possible. 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   step-by-step  

Family at Your Fingertips?

February 1, 1997  | Article

Sandra Deem has developed a technique, called portrait nail creation, in which a picture of a loved one (or two) is affixed to a fingernail.

Keywords: nail art   step-by-step  

Light-Cured Liquid and Powder Systems Offer Flexibility of Gels, Strength of Acrylics

November 14, 1994  | Article

Acrylic systems that cure with UV light eliminate odor in the salon and have the added benefit of ending lifting.

Keywords: NSI   Star Nail Products   step-by-step  
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