Topic : time saving devices

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A Tip by Any Other Name

February 1, 2010  | Article

Though many technicians prefer to sculpt, a pre-made nail tip that can be adhered to the natural nail can give newbie nail techs a nice runway to learn the delicate craft of gel and acrylic sculpting, while providing great-looking results.

Keywords: adhesives   filing techniques   glue   learning new techniques   nail tips  

A Little Time (Line) for Pink-and-Whites

September 1, 2009  | Article

Feel like you could stand to sharpen up on your liquid-and-powder application times? Then check out the timeline breakdowns from four experienced pros, and compare your own personal bests (and maybe find a new technique or two along the way).

Keywords: acrylics   Backscratchers   EZ FLow   French manicures   learning new techniques  

Silicon and the Salon: A Match Made In Heaven

June 1, 2009  | Article

From client bookings to reports on product usage, find out what's going on inside the latest silicon chips for salons.

Keywords: client scheduling   computer systems   organization   salon finances   time saving devices  

Multitasking Mania

September 1, 2008  | Article

For the client whose main concern is ‘how long,’ and not ‘how much,’ Belvedere USA offers a 3-in-1 chair (mani, pedi and facial) to provide multiple services in the most efficient way.

Keywords: pedicure equipment   salon furnishings   time management   time saving devices  

Orly Signature Manicure

April 1, 2008  | Demo

Orly’s Signature Manicure is perfect for clients looking for quality cuticle care, nail health and nail growth.

Keywords: manicure products   natural nail care   Orly   time saving devices  

10 New Tech Troubles

January 1, 2005  | Article

Think nobody knows the troubles you’ve seen? In fact, the problems facing new techs are predictable and preventable. Read on for the cures to 10 common newbie nail woes.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   BeautyTech.com   gel troubleshooting   lifting   time saving devices  

Stealing Time

January 1, 2001  | Article

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.

Keywords: holidays   minimizing stress   organization   stress-free holidays   time management  

Nails in the Real World: Product Tips & Twists

December 1, 2000  | Article

Although manufacturers print the intended uses of their products on the label, many creative nail technicians have come up with additional uses that can benefit us all. This column talks about services and ticks that occur in the “real world” of nail services, where everything doesn’t go exactly like the service shown on the video and we have to be quick on our feet to make a client happy. Here are a few tricks I’ve picked up in my salon and from other nail technicians.

Keywords: silk wraps   time saving devices  

Making Every Second Count - Reducing Service Times

March 1, 1998  | Article

Saving even 30 seconds off a fill could mean $400 more a year in income!

Keywords: nail prep   time management   time saving devices  

10 Ways to Cut Precious Minutes Off a Fill Service

November 1, 1995  | Article

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

Keywords: CND   filing techniques   fills   Kim Patterson   nail prep  

Trouble Shooter: Save Filing Time With Tip Blenders

November 1, 1995  | Article

Tip blenders not only make removing excess tip material easy, they’re easy on the natural nail as well.

Keywords: enhancements   nail tips   time saving devices   tip blending  

Trouble Shooter: How to Sculpt Acrylic for Minimal Filing

August 1, 1995  | Article

Whether you’re using nail tips or forms, refining your sculpting technique greatly reduces your filing time.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   filing techniques   learning new techniques   time saving devices  

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