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.
February 1, 2001
Find out how to handle damaged nails after acrylics, and the best enhancements for frequent liquid exposure.
December 1, 2000
May 1, 2000
Your questions answered by Doug Schoon, Melissa Carlini, and David Dyer.
Frozen: Icicle Nail Art Ideas20 photos
Succulent Scrubs8 photos
A substance that increases the adhesion of artificial nail products to the natural nail without the use of methacrylic acid; also called...
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
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?
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