May 9, 2008
Demo of the Manicure by OPI system, four simple steps that will turn a basic manicure into a profit-generating service. See how Manicure by OPI dramatically improves skin condition, and how nail and skin analysis can increase service and retail opportunities.
April 1, 2008
Orly’s Signature Manicure is perfect for clients looking for quality cuticle care, nail health and nail growth.
Don't wait until summer to try this refreshing treatment using Qtica Mandarin Honey products and fresh lemons.
Coffee and vanilla aromas combine and comfort in this soothing service for the hands.
March 1, 2008
Filing is so important to nail appearance, and with the advent of e-files, the techniques for hand-filing can be easily forgotten. Excellent hand-filing skills can help a competition tech rise above the pack, while everyday techs can woo clients with a deft hand and light touch.
October 1, 2007
An expanded version of our October article, this handy guide to homemade soaks, scrubs, masks, and more, features four bonus recipes.
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.
January 1, 2006
Ten years ago any nail tech would have called you crazy if you said you were opening a salon that offered only natural nail services. Today, successful natural nail salons are servicing a growing clientele, and most are doing it with very little marketing.
February 1, 2004
An electric file can be used in a variety of services — provided you know how to use it properly. Use this guide to help you master techniques and improve your use and knowledge of this handy tool.
February 1, 2003
As long as it’s done properly and with the right tools, an electric file on the natural nail can be just as safe as a regular nail file.
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.
June 1, 1997
Clients have their reasons for wanting to go au naturel—with their nails, that is. You can keep your former acrylic clients loyal to you with a good removal and post-removal care.
August 1, 1995
Although acrylics may be a higher ticket item for you, natural nail care can also mean big business.
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