February 1, 2010
Though many technicians prefer to sculpt, a pre-made nail tip that can be adhered to the natural nail can give newbie nail techs a nice runway to learn the delicate craft of gel and acrylic sculpting, while providing great-looking results.
September 1, 2009
Feel like you could stand to sharpen up on your liquid-and-powder application times? Then check out the timeline breakdowns from four experienced pros, and compare your own personal bests (and maybe find a new technique or two along the way).
September 1, 2008
For the client whose main concern is ‘how long,’ and not ‘how much,’ Belvedere USA offers a 3-in-1 chair (mani, pedi and facial) to provide multiple services in the most efficient way.
April 1, 2008
Orly’s Signature Manicure is perfect for clients looking for quality cuticle care, nail health and nail growth.
March 1, 2006
Here are some great ways to keep yourself on schedule.
January 1, 2005
Think nobody knows the troubles you’ve seen? In fact, the problems facing new techs are predictable and preventable. Read on for the cures to 10 common newbie nail woes.
September 1, 2003
Lynette Madden, owner of Salon 29 at Main in East Greenville Pa., learned to save time sizing when she was a new tech.
October 1, 2001
Top competitors and educators share their tips and techniques for shaving time from the acrylic maintenance service.
March 1, 1998
Shaving even 30 seconds off a fill could mean $400 more a year in income!
November 1, 1995
Whether you need a few quick tips to catch up when you are running behind schedule or you are trying to whittle down your fill service time to fit more clients in your appointment book, there are a few tricks to doing a fill in less time
Tip blenders not only make removing excess tip material easy, they’re easy on the natural nail as well.
August 1, 1995
Whether you’re using nail tips or forms, refining your sculpting technique greatly reduces your filing time.
June 1, 1991
Applying acrylics fast requires mastery of the art of sculpture.
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