August 1, 2004
For this month's cover shoot, John Hauk, top competitor, salon owner with a full book of clients, and OPI Products’ new technical advisor, helped us create a Puccini-inspired nail look.
July 1, 2004
Have you ever wondered who the person is attached to the voice on the other end of the telephone when you call a manufacturer for technical support? Meet four manufacturer’s educators and learn what a typical day is like.
November 1, 2003
Steps are highlighted for use of OPI's Absolute system for nails.
April 1, 1999
Removing excess cuticle growth is an essential part of any nail service, Nail technicians have their own preferences as far as what implements and products to use for removing unsightly growth.
November 1, 1998
Light-activated gel systems have been revamped for the healthy, odor-free environment of the 90s.
August 1, 1996
Clean up discolored nails quickly and easily
September 1, 1995
This first patent was granted on the design of and technology used in the lamp’s bulbs.
June 1, 1995
Light-cured gels often have been described as a pre-mixed, liquid form of acrylic. Not true, say chemists, who explain here what gels are made of and how they work.
January 1, 1991
Today's gel systems combine flexibility, strength, and plenty of profit potential
March 1, 1988
Bondex utilizes a totally new technology to achieve strong adhesion of powder and liquid acrylic nail products to natural fingernails.
October 1, 1987
June 1, 1984
A Decal Declaration11 photos
Are You Pedi Ready?16 photos
The light-colored half-moon shape at the base of the nail; where the matrix connects with the nail bed.
What is causing the deep horizontal ridges and swollen cuticles in my client’s nails?
How do you track your sales and other records throughout the year?
Is there a business-related New Year’s resolution you find yourself making every year?
Do your clients ask about polish being “three-free”?
Reader to Reader: What solutions do you have for handling extremely obese clients respectfully?
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