Common wisdom has it that nail techs should keep their own nails beautifully groomed at all times, making themselves “walking billboards” that show off their awesome abilities. Heidi St. John-Smith, a tech at Sandals Nail Spa in Sylvania, Ohio, recommends that talented nail artists take that concept one step further by creating a different design on each of their nails. “Just make sure people see your hands,” she says. “They really stand out that way.”
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