October 1993 Issue

Nails: Juli Miller-Chen, a nail technician at Studio 1 in Canyon Lake, Calif., sculpted our model’s acrylic nails using forms.

Photography: Daniel Ray Photography

Hairstyling and makeup: Elizabeth Sloan/VIZ

Model: Lori Garland/Fontaine Talent Agency

Repair a Cracked Acrylic Nail in Two Minutes

October 1, 1993

Encourage clients who crack a nail to call you immediately. If they pick at or pull on the crack they are likely to injure the nail plate or cause the artificial nail to lift.

To Drill Or Not To Drill

October 1, 1993

By taking a few precautions, nail technicians can reap the benefits of using a drill while avoiding its potential hazards.

Lickety-Split Quick Dries

October 1, 1993

Fast-drying nail products are speeding up services in the salon and creating great retail opportunities.

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