September 26, 2012
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Thao Nguyen gives some tips on cleaning the nail plate before a service and using a cuticle nipper correctly.
Keywords: nail prep nippers Troubleshooter
September 25, 2012
For a sopthisticated look this fall, check out Julep’s new argyle design.
September 21, 2012
Nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar explains the true cuticle, plus shares testimonials for her spa, Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge in Silver Spring, Md.
Keywords: cuticles Maisie Dunbar
September 21, 2012
Allure magazine interviewed Tom Bachik, a Los Angeles-based manicurist who works with celebrities like Beyonce and Victoria Beckham.
Keywords: manicures techniques Tom Bachik
August 15, 2012
Natural nail services are seeing a sizeable upswing in popularity in salons right now, and clever techs can capitalize on this new wave of “back-to-basics” clients with great manicuring fundamentals and some little extra touches.
Keywords: natural nail care
August 10, 2012
These boards are available at wholesale prices and with a countertop display that encourages impulse buys.
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June 29, 2012
Through her Nail University, Shari Finger offers continuing education for nail techs. “Our non-product-specific approach allows the student to receive help with the products she is using every day — or a generic product will be supplied at no extra charge,” she says.
Keywords: continuing education education Shari Finger
June 21, 2012
While learning and developing is incredibly important for nail techs, it is hard to get a quality education.
Keywords: continuing education cosmetology schools Just My Opinion licensing
June 14, 2012
Glamour magazine shares a step-by-step guide on how to give a quick and simple polish-less mani. Perfect for male clients or customers who want their nails looking fabulously natural.
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May 23, 2012
Whether you’re a left-handed tech yourself, have one as a coworker, or simply want to see nails from a different perspective, you can benefit from learning about how south paw nail techs adapt their set-ups to stay in their right minds and in the right career path for them.
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May 15, 2012
Beauty Millenium’s Z45 Fast Dry Top Lot is an all-round top coat that can be used on natural nails, acrylics, and gels.
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May 14, 2012
Nail Tek’s Restore Damaged Nails kit helps repair weak nails back to health and vitality.
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May 14, 2012
The Supply Source’s Poof Dry Top Coat has a patented formula that allows it to penetrate through the nail lacquer to the base coat, forming a single, solid coating over the nail plate for a durable finish.
Keywords: Supply Source top coats
May 7, 2012
InStyle magazine's May 2012 issue features a list of recommended eco-friendly beauty products. Consider carrying these brands in your salon, either to use on clients or to sell as retail.
Keywords: eco-conscious products eco-friendly retail boutique items Zoya
April 17, 2012
Butter up your clients with Cuccio’s new cuticle conditioning sticks, also available with a retail counter display.
Keywords: Cuccio Naturale cuticle treatments