November 14, 2012
I love seeing what other nail professionals are doing. Don’t you? It is so inspiring to see different ideas, techniques, and colors. When I ran across this drip technique photo done by CND Education Ambassador Melody
November 12, 2012
Sometimes you just run across things that make your life easier. I have recently discovered some of these things thanks to my friend Alicia Bryant-Mayes. When she called me talking about a thumb palette and some
November 8, 2012
When visiting the UK, one of the host locations had run a contest for a nail professional to spend some time with me getting pointers on making YouTube videos. We all know it has definitely been
November 2, 2012
Remember the blog where we talked about taking pictures of returning clients to show the wear of your services and how they held up and the nails still looked good? Another version of that is before-and-after
October 29, 2012
I love this time of year when clients let loose some of their nail inhibitions and venture into bolder expressions of themselves on those 10 fantastic accessories they carry around daily! I hope you are having
October 25, 2012
It is always awesome to meet and know people who have a passion for what they do. This is even true for me when spending time with educators from other companies! I have had the privilege
October 23, 2012
I try to be positive on most blogs. However some days a girl just needs to take a page from Maggie’s book and have a bit of a rant! I’m still trying to find my way
October 17, 2012
It might shock some of you to know, but organization is not one of my stronger qualities. I am ever on a quest to be more organized and find that life tends to get in the
October 9, 2012
If you will indulge me, I would like to take a blog to thank everyone who took the time to come and see me at one of my UK tour stops. It was so wonderful to
While in the UK working at the Olympia Beauty Show in London, I was honored with my first “TV” interview done by Hollie Wakeham — UK Beauty Blogging, video trending, and industry interviewer. It was pretty
September 17, 2012
I think enhancements can be more fun to do when sculpted because tipping requires the effort of match, fit, and blend if you are going to really do them up nice. What tends to stop a
September 12, 2012
Today I have some good news for you and some bad news. Shall we have the bad news first so that it can be eclipsed by the good news? The bad news is I have a
What are your thoughts on politicians using nail polish as a fundraiser? I was e-mailed this link by my BFF and just find myself unsure of what to think. On one hand it feels a little
August 30, 2012
Have you ever heard the phrase “seeing is believing”? How true do you feel it is? Do you think it matters to you when you see things for yourself or to clients to see for themselves?
August 22, 2012
I love the annual NAILS Magazine Readers Choice awards because it gives me the chance to not only vote for my favorite products but to see what other techs love as well. I refer back to
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