February 1998 Issue

(Top to bottom) Shari Finger swept both Salon of the Year With 5+ Technicians and Salon of the Year awards; Cyndy Drummey with a group of attendees at the third annual Salon of the Year Awards ceremony; a manicure table at Tips Nail Salon in Foster City, Calif.; Salon of the Year with 1-4 Nail Technicians Club Monaco, based in Northfield Center, Ohio; nail salon that incorporates French dipping systems.

The French Dip - A Primer on Dipping Systems

February 1, 1998

You can dip it on, sprinkle it on, squeeze it on, or brush it on. Some nail technicians have never heard of it others denounce it and still others swear by it. Is power and glue a technique that went out in the eighties, or could it be staging a comeback?

The Help Desk Responds to Your Technical Questions

February 1, 1998

This month readers ask about nail shapes, getting a crisp smile line, and whether or not to etch nails.

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