June 26, 2012
How on earth do you top doing your first cover? Doing your second cover on the same day, but getting to create and select the colors and design of course! For the July cover of NAILS,
June 25, 2012
I continue to find myself being asked to create things seen on Pinterest. Once I create and photograph them, I find myself getting video requests. Here is another Pinterest-inspired design with an idea on a simple
June 21, 2012
As a new nail professional I had hopes of someday attending a big show. Hopefully everyone has that hope — for the networking, the atmosphere, and the chance to see what’s going on outside your own
June 11, 2012
Whew! Was Premiere Orlando a crazy ride or what? It was an exciting show for me as I applied for and received my very first press pass! So exciting to attend and represent the industry as
May 29, 2012
Hopefully at this point of having heard me say look at things through your nail eyes you understand what I mean. How is the translation of what you see going from your imagination to the nails
May 24, 2012
After posting the blog about Pinterest inspired art that included a photo of the Shellac sneakers I had done, there were requests coming in from everywhere for a video how to on doing them! Since you
May 21, 2012
Meet my very first cover model, Ariel. Isn’t she beautiful? I had the privilege of checking an item off my “Bucket List” this past March while in California when I did nails for my first NAILS
May 16, 2012
One cat is officially out of the bag! Part of my March trip to the NAILS offices in California was to help start off the new NAILS TV Troubleshooter series designed to help techs no matter
May 9, 2012
Does the word prom make you tingle with anticipation or dread? I don’t think there is much middle ground — techs either love it or dread it, the same as stylists. How do you personally feel
May 7, 2012
Occasionally upon checking into the salon page via Facebook when about to begin a busy day I comment: “For those about to Rockstar, we salute you.” The phrase just struck me one day having listened to
April 26, 2012
We have talked about seeing things with your “nail eyes” before and so many of you have learned to find new inspirations for nail designs, colors, or even textures. Today I would like you to think
April 18, 2012
Sometimes it feels like you will never do a great nail, especially when you are in school and all anyone ever does is tell you to practice — and then practice some more. Getting discouraged can
Remember when I told you the blog might hop around a bit for a month or so? Here we go back to California at the NAILS offices to get to know NAILS editor and associate publisher
Let’s hop back in time a few weeks to my CND training where I got to learn some new tricks to share and see same fabulous nails. All of the education ambassadors are asked to come
April 10, 2012
As nail professionals we see nails in all shape, lengths, and conditions. The one several of you have been asking about lately is the dreaded bitten nail that has been cannibalized down to a little nub
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