The light source at your nail table is just as important of a tool as your acrylic sculpting brush. Without a good lamp, how are you supposed to see the intricate details of what you’re doing on a client’s nails?
For clients with weak, brittle nails who want extra strength to those who covet wild extensions, gels can offer something for everyone.
Mixing the classic with the modern, Lichtenstein, Magritte, Van Gogh, and Kandinsky were all represented in this year’s crop of winning mini-masterpieces. Prepared to be amazed at the skill and precision evident in all these entries.
Within minutes and sometimes even seconds after application, manicures and pedicures become dry to the touch.
You might be ready to put flu season and the hyper-vigilance behind you, but before you do, consider the places that some nasty bacteria and viruses hang out waiting to make a comeback.
From show floor to suite door — NAILS' 3rd Annual Cocktail Party provided a much-needed opportunity for show exhibitors and attendees to relax and mingle for a few hours after the exhibition floor closed on the second evening.
As the darkened stage illuminates and the first strain of guitar electrifies the crowd, we unveil these empowering nails to blur the lines of where heavy metal meets modern glamour — and leave your clients screaming for more.
Inspiration is only a page-turn away.
A round-up of gift certificates from seven stylish salons.
Here are the 10 colors the renowned color authority predicts will reign for fall.
More than 19,000 salon owners and beauty professionals made their way to the Las Vegas Convention Center June 21-24 for the International Beauty Show. Over 160 classes, conferences, and workshops were conducted at the event by leading industry professionals. Don’t miss next year’s show, June 14-16, 2014.
Flip through NAILS’ photo gallery for some of the highlights of this Las Vegas beauty trade show.
The star of IBS Las Vegas was nail art. Check out the latest nail art seen on the NAILS red carpet at IBS Las Vegas.
Declare yourself a nail artist after using these embellishments intended to inspire creativity. With advanced technology, the decals’ ultra-thin quality allows for product layering, and you can even incorporate them into your own designs. They’re easy to use and a great way to give your clients exciting nail art with reduced service time. Ranging from full-coverage to subtle trimmings, there’s a decal out there for everyone.
Take a look at these pedicure systems available to nail techs and see what will keep the clients coming back.
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