October 1, 2002
Whatever the reason your client wants to go natural, it's a good opportunity to maintain her as a client by preserving her natural nail as only a nail professional can.
May 1, 2002
This month's panel tackles how to buy nippers, what's happening with a damaged nail, and how mood-changing polishes work.
April 1, 2002
It isn't always easy to figure out why a client is lifting. Work through these steps to rule out some common causes.
March 1, 2002
The most common problem nail technicians face with nail enhancement application — especially those just starting out —: is lifting. If it isn’t the client’s fault, it may be a simple problem like improper preparation.
January 1, 2002
This month readers want to know about triple-priming, how hydrogen peroxide works, and why polish stays longer on acrylics than natural nails.
December 1, 2001
Applying a thin acrylic overlay to a vertical split on the nail can help protect it from further damage, while still allowing the client to wear her nails natural
October 1, 2001
Top competitors and educators share their tips and techniques for shaving time from the acrylic maintenance service.
How to keep an airbrush French fresh and doing backfills.
September 1, 2001
These judging criteria may help you figure out why your nails don’t look exactly like the ones winning trophies.
August 1, 2001
Get tips on soaking off acrylic, changing primer, placing tips, and tricky whirlpool spa tubs.
July 1, 2001
Anyone who has ever tried to remove MMA from a new client’s nails knows the bond is tough to break. It might be more difficult to deal with clients emotional attachment to their nails.
April 1, 2001
Get the scoop on laying acrylic, product contamination, and wide nail beds.
Although it’s technically not a natural nail care service, dip or powder-and-adhesive services are a good option for clients who don’t want full acrylics but can’t get their own nails growing.
March 1, 2001
Get advice on stress area cracks and removing acrylics.
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Frozen: Icicle Nail Art Ideas20 photos
Award-winning California salon owner.
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Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
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