December 1, 2000
Keywords: tip application
January 1, 1999
Keywords: nail prep
October 1, 1998
Due to differences in individual body chemistry, no single primer is going to work best for every client. So study your options: methacrylic acid primers, “non-acid” primers, and a new primer-less acrylic system.
August 1, 1998
Is bigger really better? Yes, say many nail technicians who claim that learning how to use a larger brush led to a more time-efficient service for their clients.
Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting brushes Kim Patterson
October 1, 1997
July 1, 1997
Next to lifting, bubbles in acrylic product may be a technician’s peskiest problem.
June 1, 1997
Clients have their reasons for wanting to go au naturel—with their nails, that is. You can keep your former acrylic clients loyal to you with a good removal and post-removal care.
Keywords: acrylics customer service nail biting natural nail care removing acrylics
March 1, 1997
Nail tips are made by a meticulous process that involves a computer, complex mathematical calculations, acetate pellets, and high-powered injection molding machines.
February 1, 1997
We may not be magicians, but nail technicians can create what our clients think is "magic." The most dramatic illusions are achieved on clients with nails that are bitten, ski-jump-shaped, fan-shaped, or flat.
Keywords: nail biting sculpting ski jump nails tip application
December 1, 1996
Designed with the growth in the market for permanent French manicures in mind, these colored monomers don’t clean like laundry soap, they just make the nails look cleaner.
Keywords: CND colored monomer Doug Schoon NSI
August 1, 1996
Clean up discolored nails quickly and easily
Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting OPI Products
July 1, 1996
A quick technique helps a nail tech see if her manicure is less than perfect