April 1, 2008
OPI’s new Disinfectable Foot File with Disposable Grit Strips is designed for markets where state boards require single use files.
April 1, 2008
Coffee and vanilla aromas combine and comfort in this soothing service for the hands.
December 1, 2007
Axxium acts as an invisible layer of protection for nails, giving them exceptional strength and an incredible shine.
September 1, 2007
UV light-cured gel enhancements are more popular than ever. Here’s how to fine-tune your arch technique to create the most beautiful nails possible.
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.
September 1, 1997
The latest tip styles are all about flexibility and of serving the needs of as many different clients as possible while making the nail technician’s job easier. Many of today’s designs are the result of suggestions from nail technicians themselves.
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.
Playing Footsy27 photos
What's Hot in Acrylics?26 photos
Networking is the practice of sharing advice and ideas with other like professionals; can be done in person, online, at tradeshows, or by phone.
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
How do you react to negative feedback?
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