October 1, 2007
An expanded version of our October article, this handy guide to homemade soaks, scrubs, masks, and more, features four bonus recipes.
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August 1, 2007
An Eastern-inspired service that incorporates tamanu oil (an oil from Tahiti’s ati trees), coconut oil, and mandarin, this manicure is ideal for clients in need of a tropical getaway.
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December 1, 2005
Once used mostly in massage, stones (both hot and cold) are gaining a wider audience and appearing in manicure and pedicure services. Find out why these stones can be a therapeutic experience for your clients — and for you.
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September 1, 2003
Polishing is the last step to a perfect manicure and the last thing your client sees between visits here are five ways to apply polish.
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October 1, 2000
Nail techs have been taught to do manicures the old-fashioned way: with some water and a good soak. But many say that the age-old technique has become a little dry. Find out why waterless (or dry) manicures can help you do a faster service, among other benefits.
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January 1, 1995
Because your clients differ your services should, too. Some clients need to get in and out of the salon quickly; others want the total salon indulgence. Make everybody happy by offering several types of manicures.
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December 1, 1993
Tables now run the gamut from the most basic laminate or plastic tables with extendable lamps to custom-made triple-station works of art with vents, armrests, chrome lamps, and padded client cushions.
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August 1, 1992
Even the most hard-core nail abusers can be “made over” with regular professional manicures. Use before and after photos to promote the makeover to other clients.
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June 1, 1992
Today’s natural nail care client wants a lot more than neat cuticles and polished nails. She wants a service that fits her healthy lifestyle---one that takes care of her nail problems and makes her feel good all over.
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