January 31, 2009
Estelina recommends beginning each pedicure with a dry filing of the feet. Then, when the service is almost complete, apply a foot scrub and file again.
Keywords: calluses Estelina's foot files learning new techniques scrubs
October 1, 2008
Greg Salo of Young Nails explains how he applies Young Nails’ trademark reverse application technique for acrylics.
Keywords: colored acrylics French twists learning new techniques manufacturers educators nail art
October 1, 2008
A small, hidden design on the underside of a nail is a perfect way for flashy clients, (and even shy ones too), to show off your work. Clients will love showing their friends the little detail, and pulling off this feat is rather simple for techs. G Elizondo of D’Hair to Be Different Salon in Las Vegas, shows how she creates a hidden heart on the inside of a nail.
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June 1, 2008
Want a fresh new take on color choices for your nail clients? With colored acrylics, your only limit is your imagination.
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April 1, 2008
Getting nice, deep smile lines doesn’t require years of laughter, but it does take practice.
Keywords: learning new techniques sculpting smile lines
January 1, 2008
Reduce your time doing colored acrylic fills by using this "Reverse Application" method.
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January 1, 2008
Elaine Watson — global education director and vice president of marketing for Star Nail — shares some of her favorite technical tips.
Keywords: 3-D nail art acrylics airbrushing colored acrylics embellishments
November 1, 2007
Square, round, squoval — you probably have a specialty and a preference to how you think a nail should look. But you can’t just do cookie-cutter nails on every client who walks through your door. Some individual attention and customization will wow your clients and make them loyal for life.
Keywords: learning new techniques nail shapes shaping nails
March 1, 2007
Your clients look to you to keep their hard-earned natural nails in tip-top shape. With a little help from your favorite nail products, you can handle common natural nail problems easily and prevent them from recurring.
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June 1, 2006
Techs trained to include the third step of the acrylic application process -- primer -- may have a hard time dropping the insurance of this tried-and-true old friend. But many who have dared to explore this new, primerless world made the transition without missing a step. Is primerless the future of nails?
Keywords: acrylics learning new techniques primer
February 1, 2005
Kaleidoscope Gel Paint from Young Nails is a nine-color collection made from the company’s Synergy Gel to give maximum coverage.
Keywords: colored gels custom nail colors gels learning new techniques nail art
August 1, 1995
Whether you’re using nail tips or forms, refining your sculpting technique greatly reduces your filing time.
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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.
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April 1, 1995
The most important thing to remember when doing an acrylic fill is to not nip product if you don’t need to.
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July 1, 1985
New products are fun and exciting to try, but evaluate all new technologies carefully.
Keywords: learning new techniques