September 1, 2009
Among other colors, Honey Yellow, Purple Heart, Burnt Sienna, and Iron will take a starring role in the color palette for fall 2009, according to color authority Pantone Inc.
August 24, 2009
Glamour's beauty columnist says go for a matte manicure.
August 1, 2009
Images (ranging from words to elaborate wall paintings) painted or marked in any manner and placed on public property, like freeway overpasses.
Accessorize that itsy, bitsy yellow polka dot bikini with a mani or pedi that’s freckled in fun.
July 29, 2009
Pair of papaya-colored clothing with with earthy shades of makeup and polish.
July 15, 2009
Glamour gives its readers a how-to guide on fashion from the free-love era.
July 1, 2009
Mimic the dazzling blue hues and dark, intricate veins of the gemstone turquoise with an acrylic and gel design.
Summer calls for manicures and pedicures in “notice-me” shades, the perfect complement to the season’s bright floral prints and gladiator sandals.
Set your clients up for summer lovin’ with delicate lace patterns, created with gels and airbrush paint.
OPI and Zoya are both released matte-finish nail polishes this month, the perfect wear-if-you-dare trendsetting look.
June 29, 2009
Fall's nail colors are in and all over the runway, and Harper's Bazaar editors choose their favorites.
June 1, 2009
Marie Claire featured a page of stunning, strappy satin heels — the perfect accessory to complete a hot summer outfit. What fingernails would you create for a client wearing these fabulous shoes?
As showcased in quilts, it refers to the piecing together of different and frequently multicolored shapes to create a unique design.
May 1, 2009
Characterized by vibrant colors and eyecatching embellishments, Indian-inspired designs (à la Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto’s John Galliano dress at the Academy Awards) are the height of fashion.
April 28, 2009
Glamour Magazine matches toenail shades to popular spring sandals.
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Lexor was founded in 1997 in Baltimore, Md. According to the website, Lexor is the leading manufacturer in pedicure spas in North America.
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
How do you react to negative feedback?
Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
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