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Healthy Tech: Senthia Rodriguez

A nail tech at collaborative co-op Stash House, Senthia Rodriguez  uses boxing and balance balls to improve her core strength as she envisions staying healthy throughout a long career in nails.

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Arizona Techs Offer Help to Homeless Women

Vickie Fugate, a member of the Arizona Nail Technician’s Network, reached out to her fellow members to support the Homeless Engagement Lift Partnership and provide nail services to over 200 women in the Phoenix Area.

L.A. Nail Salon Franchise Expands Nationwide

Bellacures plans to further expand its footprint nationwide by opening 20 new franchises through a targeted expansion strategy in Northern California as well as Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Mexico, and Texas.

Q&A With a Beauty Industry Advocate

Politics Beauty is an umbrella organization that consists of state-level, grassroots advocacy organizations that initiate and address legislation that affects the beauty and barber industry. At its head is nail tech Tamara Johnson. We asked Johnson to tell us about the organization and how readers can become involved.

How Can They Not Teach About Sanitation?

Last week was very short for us at school, with Thanksgiving and all. We were working on waxing and models. All I have to say is it was very frustrating. My teacher was out the whole

Kendra Is Frustrated With Nail School

Editor’s Note: Kendra’s been busy over the last few weeks, but she’s here to check in with us before the holidays.Sorry I haven’t written in a few weeks. Last week we had seven chapters to get

Meet Kendra

My name is Kendra Budjenska and I live in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colo. I just recently moved up here in August from Arizona (talk about a crazy weather change).

Top-Notch Training in the Valley of the Sun [The Academy of Nail Technology School Profile]

Academy of Nail Technology owner Linda McKew says the school has a great reputation in the Phoenix, Arizona metro area as the only place that specializes in nail training. The school being a salon itself, students regularly benefit from a hands-on education working with client services.

Salon-Ready Students [Nail Logic School Profile]

Using her more than 19 years of experience as a nail tech, nail competitor, and manufacturer educator, Mindy Morgan times students at Nail Logic The Institute of Nail Technology to ensure efficient services, encourages artistic growth, and even teaches students how to use an e-file.

“Awesome Nail Tech”

Nancy Dodd sent us an e-mail — subject line “awesome nail tech” — a few months ago, singing the praises of S. Maria Chheo-Shen, who has influenced her life via YouTube tutorials and Facebook nail giveaways.