February 19, 2014
As shorter nails trend, many nail techs are using nail wraps as a way to give their clients stability while still maintaining that natural look. And as nail wraps make their way back into the limelight, other creative product uses are emerging as well.
March 18, 2013
Respected educator and master nail technician Vicki Peters will be a featured speaker at the Premiere Show in Orlando, June 2-3, 2013
May 23, 2012
Whether you’re a left-handed tech yourself, have one as a coworker, or simply want to see nails from a different perspective, you can benefit from learning about how south paw nail techs adapt their set-ups to stay in their right minds and in the right career path for them.
December 1, 2010
Vicki Peters has worn many hats in the nail world. And that’s to be expected since she’s a 30-year veteran of this industry she loves so much.
June 1, 2009
Step-by-steps for doing a backfill, smoothing calluses, surface shaping, and natural nail work. Plus, e-file tips and tricks.
September 1, 2008
Mastering your acrylic liquid-to-powder ratio will help make work easier and more fun.
June 1, 2008
Here is a quick rundown to give you a little info on some of the more common enhancement systems.
March 1, 2008
Vicki Peters has redesigned the popular VP Safety bit for full nail contouring and cuticle work.
August 1, 2007
Here’s how your fellow techs clean and store their brushes, and what the experts have to add to the debate.
May 1, 2007
For our May 2007 cover, veteran cover tech Vicki Peters put tip-and-overlay nails on our model Jennifer Chong. She used Kupa’s Vicki Peters Signature Series S-Gel over the company’s new Welless White Tips.
March 1, 2007
For the novice tech, learning how to use an electric file safely takes practice. Here are a few pointers on balancing the electric file so you can become more comfortable and confident about adding electric filing to your services.
September 1, 1999
With all of the negative hype on drills, it is becoming crucial for nail technicians to be properly trained on their usage. Connecting with the right people for education and knowing the state regulations can help pave the way drilling success.
April 1, 1994
Competition is rivalry between skilled persons, and the theory that once you have competed and won, you should step down is absurd.
February 1, 1994
Vicki Peters gives advice on how to properly use chemical tip blenders.
August 1, 1992
Even the most hard-core nail abusers can be “made over” with regular professional manicures. Use before and after photos to promote the makeover to other clients.
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