MAGAZINE

May 1996 Issue

Nails: Brenda Thomas, a nail technician at Stray Cats Exclusive Salon in Atlanta, Ga., did a natural nail manicure on this month’s cover model.

Photography: Caesar Lima

Model: Melanie Mandles

Antique nail buffer courtesy of Brenda Sweat, owner of Nails By Brenda in San Jose, Calif.

Troubleshooter: How to Give Squares All the Right Curves

May 1, 1996

Whether your client wants oval or squoval nails, a squared nail is the best place to start.

The Big Product Switch

May 1, 1996

Who’s using which products, how long have they been using them, and why did they choose them in the first place? Here’s an inside look at what makes a nail technician say, “Out with the old, and in with the new.”

The Big Switch: Why Nail Techs Decide to Switch Brands

May 1, 1996

Who’s using which products, how long have they been using them, and why did they choose them in the first place? Here’s an inside look at what makes a nail technician say, “Out with the old, and in with the new.”

Tip of the Month

May 1, 1996

Salon puts down heating pads under towels to keep clients’ hands nice and toasty.

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