January 2005 Issue

Nails: Mi-Won Kim, a Seoul, Korea-based nail tech and international educator

The Need for Speed

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.

Colored Acrylics with Reverse Application

January 1, 2005

Colored and glitter acrylics are beautiful, but many of us do not do them in the salon because it is too time consuming for us and too expensive for the clients to change the color. Use a reverse application to make it easier. 

What to Do When Extensions Just Won’t Stay Put

January 1, 2005

Depending on what products you have tried, you may need to consider whether the product type is compatible with your client.

Get Ready to Compete

January 1, 2005

Technicians are often afraid or intimidated when it comes to entering a nail competition. Oftentimes, it is simply because they don’t know what to expect. These helpful tips are exactly what a new competitor needs to rise to the challenge.

How can I remove callus from the feet if it's illegal in my state to use a metal rasps and such?

January 1, 2005

How can I remove callus from the feet? In Florida, it is illegal to use metal rasps and such, so all I can use is scrubs, sloughing lotions, and a foot file.

Raw Earth SpaPedicure by CreativeSpa

January 1, 2005

Try this earthy pedicure from CND using the Raw Earth System.

10 New Tech Troubles

January 1, 2005

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.

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