October 1, 1996
A very delicate anatomical structure, the nail matrix is easily injured, damaged, and scarred. Any injury or trauma to tills matrix can show up as a visible change in the nail plate or affect how it grows out.
Keywords: circulation disorders effects of medications on nails
July 1, 1996
A quick technique helps a nail tech see if her manicure is less than perfect
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
May 1, 1996
Salon puts down heating pads under towels to keep clients’ hands nice and toasty.
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.
Keywords: lifting lifting nails nail prep
November 1, 1995
Tip blenders not only make removing excess tip material easy, they’re easy on the natural nail as well.
Keywords: enhancements nail tips time saving devices tip blending
August 1, 1995
Although acrylics may be a higher ticket item for you, natural nail care can also mean big business.
Keywords: natural nail care
July 1, 1995
Alpha hydroxy acids are in all kinds of skin care products, but what can they do for nail care? NAILS found out.
Keywords: cuticle care
May 1, 1995
Drawing a smoothly rounded smile line in your polished French manicure takes lots of practice. Here are some tips to make it easier for you to master.
Keywords: French manicures learning new techniques smile lines
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.
Keywords: effects of medications on nails lifting lifting nails pregnant clients
April 1, 1994
Make over a new client’s nails by prescribing a course of professional nail services and home maintenance products that will give her well-groomed nails and hands.
December 1, 1992
The answer is: consistency, superior workmanship, flawless polish, appropriate length and shape, and a high finish.
May 1, 1991
Simply the one item you cannot do without, the file is the work horse of the nail salon. There is no nail service that you don’t use if for. It is probably your least expensive tool and it’s very likely the tool every one of your clients has at home. But as nail care has become more complicated and more sophisticated, so too even the simplest of implements.
Keywords: files how products are made