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...
Something to Talk About: Cuticle Oil
July 20, 2015
Cuticle oil softens skin, repairs cuticles, and extends the life of a manicure. Educate clients on how and when to use it and they’ll see instant...
Something to Talk About: Acrylic Nails
June 24, 2015
Clients often view acrylic enhancements negatively, thinking they are harmful for the nails. Let’s educate the masses to the benefits of this...
Something to Talk About: Soft, Peeling Nails
April 22, 2015
Clients can become frustrated when their nails fail to grow. For those with soft, peeling nails, suggest enhancement services or at-home care options...
Something to Talk About: Refusing Service
February 18, 2015
Sometimes being a professional means making the difficult choice to refuse to perform a service on a client. Knowing when to make that call is the sign...
Something to Talk About: Bunions
January 21, 2015
Those painful, persistent pests! While you can’t remove the problem, you can offer some tips to help your clients find the best solution to relieve...