October 1, 1997
February 1, 1997
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.
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.
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.
November 1, 1995
Tip blenders not only make removing excess tip material easy, they’re easy on the natural nail as well.
August 1, 1995
Although acrylics may be a higher ticket item for you, natural nail care can also mean big business.
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.
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.
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.
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.
June 1, 1992
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.
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The measure of a liquid’s ability to flow; the apparent thickness or thinness of the liquid; measured in units called Cps.
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