January 1, 1996
If just a few clients have lifting, look to their lifestyles for the solution. If the numbers are higher, however, the cause probably can be traced back to your technique.
November 1, 1995
Whether you need a few quick tips to catch up when you are running behind schedule or you are trying to whittle down your fill service time to fit more clients in your appointment book, there are a few tricks to doing a fill in less time
Tip blenders not only make removing excess tip material easy, they’re easy on the natural nail as well.
October 1, 1995
If your clients experience a burning sensation during a nail service, chances are you’re preparing the nail improperly or applying the product incorrectly.
August 1, 1995
Whether you’re using nail tips or forms, refining your sculpting technique greatly reduces your filing time.
April 1, 1995
The most important thing to remember when doing an acrylic fill is to not nip product if you don’t need to.
February 1, 1995
January 1, 1995
If you want to convince clients they can learn to live with long nails, tell them about Lori Groves, a former nail technician whose long nails have actually stopped traffic.
August 1, 1994
Are you taking insulin or heart medication? Plus 9 other specific questions to get at the root of your client's lifting problem.
July 1, 1994
You can get rid of troublesome air pockets by soaking off the client’s extension or filing down her nail.
Clients love the unpolished perfection of pink and white, and are willing to pay more for it.
Files are more specialized, offer the technician more features, and come in a greater variety of shapes, colours, and sizes than ever before.
April 1, 1994
Top nail competitors Connie Ortiz and Anita Lime discuss what they like and don’t like about acrylic and fiberglass system.
Pink Products with a Purpose21 photos
Backstage at NYFW Spring/Summer 2015144 photos
When Jeff Pink founded ORLY in 1975 (named for his wife), he was motivated by a simple idea: to innovate natural nail care. By creating leading-edge p...
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?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Featured Products & Promotions | Advertisement
How big is the U.S. nail business? $7.3 billion. What's the average service price for a manicure? Dig into our decades' deep research archives.
The U.S. Vietnamese salon industry represents more than half of all salons. VietSALON serves this market with a bi-monthly Vietnamese language print magazine and a community-oriented website.
Get a free preview issue and a Free Gift