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.
January 1, 2002
Applying silk wraps to clients with weak, thin, or bendable nails can help them to grow stronger, enabling clients to grow and maintain their nails.
October 1, 2001
With all of the media hoopla focused around natural nail care, can you afford to not have it on your service menu? Find out what to offer and how much to charge.
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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