My summer is coming to and end, and I'm so glad to have my kids back in school.
I tried to make it all about my kids this summer, but work always gets in the way. We all know summer is the busiest season for nail techs, and, between all the nail shows and events, I have to say that it's been the best summer for me. I just got back from Nail Tech Event of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, Tenn. It was so good to see many people I adore and admire, and I made few new friends.
Highlights include speaking with Kathy and Gary from Soft Landings -- they have amazing towelettes; if you haven't tried them, you must. I also loved meeting Amy Becker from Masterworks. She's so amazing with gel that it made me feel like a kid again in her class -- thanks Amy for a wonderful time.
I always tell my students: Practice makes perfect. That couldn't be any more true as I'm practicing a new technique from Amy. (If you haven't noticed, I'm always up to learn something new.)
Now moving to September, I have an exciting news...I will be in New York training as an educator for Essie! I love Essie and when I heard about a hugh-hush new product launching this fall, I had to be a part of it. I can't wait to be there. And in the middle of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week?! Ohh life couldn't get better than this.
Month three of Graffiti Nail Bar’s new location has been more than a handful and to say it’s been interesting is an understatement. I’ve had a few manicurists inquire about working at GNB over the last
I have a small obsession with indie/franken polishes that has almost consumed what little free time I have. I haven't purchased any because I know I can make some. I do, however, love coming across different
Three weeks open, and things are pretty normal. My clients can't believe the place looks like it does, especially since the last place was pretty colorless. I'm happy and relieved now that I'm out of the
Summer has officially started for us here in Virginia. Schools are out and, as many others, I made the list for "worst end-of-the-year moms" :)Between tardies, gluing junk to homework, and reading baby books to save
Where to start...where to start...well, let's start with: Why start over? When I graduated from nail school I was immediately hired at a busy full-service salon, and I started working hard to build a clientele. I