Something to Talk About: Beau’s Lines
September 27, 2016
Beau’s lines are a telltale sign of trouble. However, by the time a nail tech identifies them, the only thing left to do may be to cover up the...
How to Train a Newbie Nail Tech
August 23, 2016
Every successful salon owner faces the challenge of a new hire. How do you get the technical and business skills of a newbie to match her excitement and...
Something to Talk About: Arthritis
August 3, 2016
The Center for Disease Control estimates nearly 25% of the U.S. population suffers from arthritis to some degree. Learn how to make a visit to the nail...
Don’t Be Sidelined by Allergies or Irritations
July 25, 2016
A new way of looking at the problem of salon-related allergies and contact dermatitis can reduce the likelihood of suffering from a condition that could...
Something to Talk About: Psoriasis of the Nail
June 3, 2016
Psoriasis of the skin is a common issue, but what happens when psoriasis affects the nail? Help your clients get treatment for a condition that could be...
Downsizing: When Less Is More
March 21, 2016
Growing your business typically means an increase: in space, in product, or in staff. But some techs have learned a narrow focus sometimes brings the...
Battling Autoimmune Disease
February 26, 2016
The symptoms of autoimmune diseases — like lupus, multiple sclerosis, and fibromyalgia — are often chronic but invisible, adding feelings of...
The 10 Worst Things a Nail Tech Can Do
December 17, 2015
Whether a result of inexperience or bad habits, these 10 troubles tend to consistently trip up techs. Can you honestly say you have never committed any...
Dealing With Difficult Clients
September 11, 2015
Everyone has that one client who is demanding, rude, disrespectful, or perpetually late. We’ll give you four techniques to soothe the situation...
Something to Talk About: Appropriate Nail Length and Style
August 25, 2015
Personal preference isn’t the only thing that determines the ideal shape and length for a client’s nails. The best techs know a number of...