September 1, 2009
Feel like you could stand to sharpen up on your liquid-and-powder application times? Then check out the timeline breakdowns from four experienced pros, and compare your own personal bests (and maybe find a new technique or two along the way).
Rumiko Nakaya, educator and advisor for Nail Labo, explains how she fixes smile line imperfections in gels.
September 1, 2009
EZ Flow’s colored acrylic collections allow you to free your mind and create endless combinations of colors and art to keep clients enthralled year-round. The collections Time to Shine, Pastel, Earth Stone, and Rainbow offer unique shades for nails, and the Competition White Series has superior performance and adhesion.
Ukrainian-based nail tech Liliya Sereditskaya is a relative newcomer to the nail craft. She’s only worked as a nail tech for three years, but she has quickly learned how to make stunning, high-quality stilettos to keep a full clientele. NAILS got a chance to talk to Sereditskaya about nail trends in Ukraine and how she got her start.
August 27, 2009
Young Nails’ C-Curve Sticks are designed to create the perfect C-curve in seven different shapes.
August 24, 2009
Nail tech Christie Gibson demonstrates a fun acrylic nail art technique.
Nail tech Christie Gibson's tutorial on the proper mix ratio of acrylic powder and acrylic liquid to create acrylic nails.
August 19, 2009
C. A. Therien Polymer Clay Arts Comfort-Grip Cane Slicing Blades for fimo canes.
Sheba Nails’ Dual Nail System Tip Forms are great for reverse applications.
Kinetics’ Caribbean Party Collection of acrylics has five hot neon colors inspired by the tropics.
August 10, 2009
Chemist Doug Schoon discusses why nail techs should study the natural nail.
August 1, 2009
Get the step-by-step for nail artist Mare Horak’s signature style.
Get the step-by-step for nail artist Clara Hostetter’s signature style.
Get the step-by-step for nail artist Lisa M. Santos’ signature style.
Greg Salo and his many devoted educators draw quite a crowd with their fun attitudes and intriguing nail styles. When I asked him where he got the inspiration for this month’s cover nails, he simply told me, “My inspiration comes from my educators.”
A Light Finish: The Latest in LED Gel Lamp Technology27 photos
29 Products for the Acrylic Faithful29 photos
A triatomic form of oxygen that is a bluish irritating gas of pungent odor, used as a disinfectant, deodorizer, oxidizer, and bleaching agent.
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?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
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