March 1, 2000
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The following step-by-step was designed to help nail techs to make the transition from fingernails to toenails as smooth as possible.
October 1, 1999
This month's Help Desk features the advice of Rima Kitsko, LaCinda Headings, Lin Halpern, Debi Waszut, and Mary Metscaviz.
April 1, 1999
Whether you’re a beginner struggling to reduce thickness at the cuticle or a veteran whose C-curve is looking flat, this troubleshooting guide, put together by nail technician Shari Finger can help. Here are her tips to combat common acrylic woes.
August 1, 1998
Is bigger really better? Yes, say many nail technicians who claim that learning how to use a larger brush led to a more time-efficient service for their clients.
February 1, 1998
This month readers ask about nail shapes, getting a crisp smile line, and whether or not to etch nails.
January 1, 1997
You can’t squeeze more hours in a day, but our experts can show you ways to fit more appointments into your schedule. How? By learning to do full sets in half the time.
August 1, 1996
Clean up discolored nails quickly and easily
July 1, 1996
Cracked acrylic nails send clients into a tailspin. Do them (and yourself!) a big favor by coming to the rescue with a quick repair that lasts.
September 1, 1995
The secret to creating a perfect C-curve lies in the placement of the form.
August 1, 1995
Whether you’re using nail tips or forms, refining your sculpting technique greatly reduces your filing time.
July 1, 1994
You can get rid of troublesome air pockets by soaking off the client’s extension or filing down her nail.
February 1, 1994
Vicki Peters gives advice on how to properly use chemical tip blenders.
January 1, 1994
Splice two forms together and reinforce the stress area to sculpt on wide nail plates.
October 1, 1993
Encourage clients who crack a nail to call you immediately. If they pick at or pull on the crack they are likely to injure the nail plate or cause the artificial nail to lift.
March 1, 1993
Perfect sculptured nails start with a perfect C-curve, and a perfect C-curve starts with a well-fitted form.
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