March 1, 2005
Elaine Watson, a nail tech and educator based in Tarzana, Calif., describes her technique for French fabric tips.
Keywords: fabric nails nail art
January 1, 2005
Think nobody knows the troubles you’ve seen? In fact, the problems facing new techs are predictable and preventable. Read on for the cures to 10 common newbie nail woes.
Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting BeautyTech.com gel troubleshooting lifting nails time saving devices
July 1, 2004
Have you ever wondered who the person is attached to the voice on the other end of the telephone when you call a manufacturer for technical support? Meet four manufacturer’s educators and learn what a typical day is like.
Keywords: Backscratchers CND OPI Products Star Nail Products techniques
January 1, 2004
A brush-on application allows for ease-of-use and quick application, while the aerosol dryer is fast and provides a supersmooth finish.
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November 1, 2003
Zero-gravity recliners allow clients to have an astronaut-like experience.
Keywords: alternative services ergonomic furnishings massage pedicure spas
July 1, 2002
Once viewed as “ New-age alternatives,” massage, acupuncture, and the Alexander techniques are gaining ground as conservative approaches to preventing and alleviating the painful and sometimes debilitating symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.
Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome ergonomics massage
August 1, 2000
Scent sells, as witnessed in the multitude of scented products currently on the market. From soap to body lotion, all which appeals to our sense of smell is happening if you haven’t tapped into this trend, you might want to consider adding some scent into your services (or salon).
August 1, 1999
Give a client natural-looking nails and she’ll book another appointment. Give her a melt-to-the-floor” hand or foot massage, and she’s yours forever.
Keywords: massage pregnant clients special needs clients
April 1, 1999
With more than 100 massage techniques performed throughout the world (not to mention the combinations thereof), there truly is a massage therapy to suit every need. Here, we provide the basics on five of the most popular.
Keywords: massage reiki
February 1, 1999
Looking good is all about feeling good, and nail technicians who spend time on the feel-good massage hook clients for good.
December 1, 1996
June 1, 1996
JoAnn Har, a nail technician in Hod Hasharon, Israel, gives her clients a little something extra, and it doesn’t cost her a cent.
Keywords: add-on services customer service
January 1, 1995
Knowing some of the tricks and shortcuts will make applying fiberglass a breeze.
Keywords: fiberglass wraps
January 1, 1995
Here's a quick lesson in the chemistry and physics of fiberglass wrap systems.
Keywords: fiberglass wraps how products are made