November 1, 2006
A career in the nail industry has its fair share of rewards, but with it can come issues that challenge even the most die-hard professional. From finding it difficult to retail products to being allergic to chemicals in the salon, it seems almost every nail tech has some concerns regarding her occupation.
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April 1, 2006
Don't let a full day at the salon wring the life out of you. Give yourself the care you need and you'll thrive even on the most challenging of days.
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March 1, 2006
Here are some great ways to keep yourself on schedule.
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January 1, 2005
Mastering the art of nail enhancement application is downright frustrating. Follow my 5-step program and you to will be doing sets and fills in an hour.
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December 1, 2003
We’ve all had them and we’ll have more of them too, but we hold the power to turn a day that is spiraling out of control into a success. Before you let fists fly, take a breath and rise above.
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November 1, 2003
While death is an extreme result of stress-related illness, women are particularly susceptible to developing disease in response to stress--from depression and anxiety disorders to abdominal fat and colds.
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November 1, 2003
While I am hardly an expert on balancing work and personal life, I know that since I've begun seeking a balance and creating time for family and friends, my life is richer.
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December 1, 2002
By understanding and committing to the principles of good management, your business can succeed and even flourish. Are you doing all you can do when it comes to smart scheduling, customer relations, employee management, and analyzing the numbers behind your business decisions?
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October 1, 2001
Top competitors and educators share their tips and techniques for shaving time from the acrylic maintenance service.
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January 1, 2001
Do you ever wish the clock had more hours in it so you could get all of your work done? You’re not alone. Here, nail techs and industry professionals give the scoop on how they save a few extra minutes each day.
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March 1, 2000
Free time is a precious commodity for busy techs. So when you've got it, don't waste it! See how these techs and salon owners spend their unscheduled time.
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December 1, 1999
Ahh, the holidays. A time for giving and spending time with your loved ones - along with the stress as you frantically try to fit in all those appointments
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March 1, 1998
Shaving even 30 seconds off a fill could mean $400 more a year in income!
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January 1, 1998
Some salons look at it as a customer service issue, others as a time-saving help.
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November 1, 1995
Whether you need a few quick tips to catch up when you are running behind schedule or you are trying to whittle down your fill service time to fit more clients in your appointment book, there are a few tricks to doing a fill in less time
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