February 24, 2014
It was so exciting to read Guin's guest blog before IBS. Let's see what she has to say after!— HollyHere's how my day of competitions went. The first competition was "Inspired Artistic Genius." This is a
February 18, 2014
After the video that addressed removal issues, a few things came up. I will do some follow-up blogs and videos to address your questions and concerns. The first one I'm going to help you with is
December 6, 2013
Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEI noticed that there aren't many replies to the book club blogs. Are you all reading along and just not up to posting or would you like me to postpone the book club until January when
November 18, 2013
Have you ever taken a look at one of the nail notes or lists you write to yourself and thought about how it would look to someone that did not do nails? Just take one company
November 8, 2013
One of the classes available for attendees at the BFF event was a crash course on fun, quick, and easy hairstyles that don't require much product or accessory work to achieve. It was taught by Amanda
September 6, 2013
Hello out there in cyber nail land! I’ve been doing some checking into the whole nail stamping thing because so many of you continuing to ask questions about it. I have come across some fun info:
July 1, 2013
What is the strangest medium you’ve ever used to explain something nail related? I find myself improvising sometimes in class or in the salon when I am trying to help someone visualize what I am talking
This weekend finds me in Auckland, New Zealand. I’m here for the beauty expo and to do a class for the nail distributor that brought me over. I’m excited to work for Aimee (shown in the
How often do you think to yourself, “I spy with my nail eyes”? I hope as much as we have discussed it over the years that you think it almost every day! In case you have
Are your clients involved in your career? Do they know how passionate you are about the care for their natural nails no matter what service they have done? How about how much education you have and
Above: Fan Cecilia in her FNF Rockstar shirt in JapanNow that the fan nickname has been decided do you feel like there should be a T-shirt?My thoughts are along the lines of a few bullet point
Ever have a moment in the salon when you think to yourself: Is this for real? Did that seriously happen? This past week as I was packing up the salon owner proceeded to tell me a
I was just recently discussing with my BFF that I still didn’t have an address to send the prize out for the fan nickname contest. So here I go this morning looking back through the blogs
June 24, 2013
You never know what things will cross your path in this industry! I was asked to submit a photo for a nail art competition in New Zealand. The nail professionals there were provided only with the photo
June 10, 2013
If you’ve met me then you know I’m generally laid back, hard-working, and pretty easy to get along with. If you’ve gotten to know me then you’ve found that occasionally I can let my inner mischievous
Down the Rabbit Hole11 photos
Earth Day Nail Art8 photos
Volcanic ash clay (also known as sodium bentonite clay) is created when volcanic ash mixes with water. The resulting clay contains a combination of mi...
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
How do you react to negative feedback?
Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
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