Topic : Vicki Peters

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Build a Protective Bubble

January 6, 2009  | Article

Clients can drain you and not even realize they’re doing it, says Vicki Peters of Vicki Peters Nail Products. But for the sake of our mental health, it’s important to be able to create some emotional distance between yourself and these clients. To help, Peters shares a technique she learned from her mentor Norm Freed, a psychologist, to erect boundaries. It’s called “The Bubble”:

Keywords: Vicki Peters   wellness  

Take a Tip From ... Vicki Peters' Nail Products' Vicki Peters

September 1, 2008  | Article

Mastering your acrylic liquid-to-powder ratio will help make work easier and more fun.

Keywords: acrylics   brushes   liquid-to-powder ratio   Vicki Peters  

How many ways can you enhance a nail?

June 1, 2008  | Article

Here is a quick rundown to give you a little info on some of the more common enhancement systems.

Keywords: acrylics   American International Industries   dipping systems   enhancements   gels  

Vicki Peters Demonstrates the VP Safety Bit

March 1, 2008  | Demo

Vicki Peters has redesigned the popular VP Safety bit for full nail contouring and cuticle work.

Keywords: drill bits   electric files   electric filing techniques   Vicki Peters  

King Crabs, Glitter Toes, and Lumberjack Shows: The Diary of an Alaska Nail Cruise

January 1, 2008  | Article

Nail Those Profits At Sea (NTP), an educational cruise for nail techs, has been sailing the waters of the Caribbean and Mexico for more than 17 years. This year we ventured into new territory and took to the northern seas of Alaska. Nail education, networking, and plenty of fun were in order as we set sail in August on the Carnival Spirit.

Keywords: education   glitter gels   networking   Vicki Peters  

Things I Learned in School That Are Best Forgotten

September 1, 2007  | Article

Nail technology school tries to give techs a good foundation for a successful career, but it often falls short. We polled a few of our peers – fellow nail techs and educators – to find out what gems of misinformation they encountered as students and as trainers.

Keywords: cosmetology schools   Erin Snyder Dixon   Maggie Franklin   Maisie Dunbar   nail education  

Brush Care: It’s a Personal Thing

August 1, 2007  | Article

Here’s how your fellow techs clean and store their brushes, and what the experts have to add to the debate.

Keywords: AII   brush care   brushes   CND   Doug Schoon  

Behind the Scenes: “Cover Perfect” Tip-and-Overlay Nails

May 1, 2007  | Article

For our May 2007 cover, veteran cover tech Vicki Peters put tip-and-overlay nails on our model Jennifer Chong. She used Kupa’s Vicki Peters Signature Series S-Gel over the company’s new Welless White Tips.

Keywords: acrylics   Behind the Scenes   Vicki Peters  

Learning to Use an Electric File Safely

March 1, 2007  | Article

For the novice tech, learning how to use an electric file safely takes practice. Here are a few pointers on balancing the electric file so you can become more comfortable and confident about adding electric filing to your services.

Keywords: electric file safety   electric files   electric filing techniques   Vicki Peters  

A Look at the Habits of Industry Leaders

July 1, 2006  | Article

Do you ever wonder how some of the industry’s biggest power players got their start — in life and in the beauty industry? Are you interested in how their minds work? From theme song to what car they drive, we’re letting our readers peek behind the curtain of some of the nail world’s most powerful players.

Keywords: American International Industries   Backscratchers   Barbicide   Ben King   CND  

How Do You Think Trade Shows Have Evolved Throughout the Years?

February 1, 2006  | Article

If you have hit the trade show circuit over the years, then you’ve most likely witnessed some of the changes shows have undergone.

Keywords: Larry Gaynor   Maggie Franklin   Nailco   tradeshows   Vicki Peters  

New Competitors Find Team Spirit

November 1, 2005  | Article

Keywords: Vicki Peters  

The Drilling Principle: Using E-Files Right

September 1, 1999  | Article

With all of the negative hype on drills, it is becoming crucial for nail technicians to be properly trained on their usage. Connecting with the right people for education and knowing the state regulations can help pave the way drilling success.

 

Keywords: AEFM   Aseptico   Atwood Industries   California   Comfort Concepts  

Hairstyling Awards Honor Nail Makeovers for the First Time

April 1, 1994  | Article

Although only one technician walked with the top honor, all nail care professionals had cause to celebrate the recognition they have gained at NAHA.

Keywords: awards   CND   industry awards   Jan Arnold   Lacinda Headings  

Are Nail Competitions Fair?

April 1, 1994  | Article

Competition is rivalry between skilled persons, and the theory that once you have competed and won, you should step down is absurd.

Keywords: competitions   Galaxy Nail Products   Kym Lee   Sissy McQuinn   Vicki Peters  

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