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Mastering an e-file is no simple feat, but with so much education coming out now with hands-on video tutorials, nail techs have a better chance than ever to become e-file top guns at their salons. Here are some of the top e-files on the market and the latest videos online to help you stay on top of the game.
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If you’ve got the nail art talent, flaunt it. These displays get clients talking — and purchasing — nail designs.
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See some of the most wearable nail trends from metallics to bold colors.
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The spring 2013 palette mixes dynamic brights with novel neutrals to create a harmonious balance, according to the Pantone Color Institute.
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February 2013 marks the 30th anniversary of NAILS Magazine. That’s a pretty amazing milestone — and we’re still going strong.
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Light and nude nails ruled the runways.
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Readers just fell in love with Hillary Fry’s edgy image. Take a look at all the incredible images that vied for the winning spot in this year’s Cover Tech Contest, as well as some other great entries that caught our eye. Thank you to all who entered and all who voted.
Organization may not be your forte, but with these clever storage ideas, you’ll feel — and look — like a natural.
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A quick lotion or hand scrub can make a manicure quite memorable. And a sales pitch on the beneficial ingredients of a hand care product as you massage it into your clients’ skin can make them want to purchase the product for home use. To help you with retail as well as with themed services, NAILS has compiled the latest delicious-smelling hand products to keep hands well-moisturized and supple.
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IBS Las Vegas, which took place June 9-11, 2012 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, was teeming with enthusiastic beauty professionals.
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If you’d like to see how this year’s favorite products stack up to years past, log on to www.nailsmag.com/RCA to take a look at what products are consistently on the list from year to year and who has broken into the club of finalists. (You’ll notice slight modification in our categories from year to year to reflect industry trends.)
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To welcome the Lunar New Year in the Year of the Snake, these six nail artists used nail tips as their canvas to create their visions of the Lunar New Year and their artistic interpretations of our friend the snake.
When the weather outside is frightful, nail technicians make nails delightful, and since we’ve no place to go, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…
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From titanium-coated pterygium takers to stainless steel safety tweezers, the implements used by nail techs on a daily basis are of finely tuned designs that make for precise applications every time. Here are some of the toughest, most durable implements from some of your favorite nail manufacturers.
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Leopards and tigers and zebras, oh my! Wild animal prints have come roaring back onto the fashion runways and into our lives. We used this season’s wild new nail polish colors to show off the animals on the prowl.
Networking is the practice of sharing advice and ideas with other like professionals; can be done in person, online, at tradeshows, or by phone.
How do I announce to my clients that I will be moving to a new salon?
The new products I’m using are adding time to each appointment. How do I adjust my schedule?
Why isn’t my Gelish application curing properly?
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
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