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Nail Tech Event of the Smokies Plans 10th Anniversary Party

The Nail Tech Event of the Smokies, a nails-only show in Gatlinburg, Tenn., will celebrate its 10 year anniversary with “The After Party,” which will take place at the Courtyard Marriott Gatlinburg on Sunday, July 9.

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Feel at Home at Hands & Feet Boutique

Clarksville, Tenn.’s Hands & Feet Boutique focuses on safety and comfort, drawing a wide range of clients. Owner Angie Prichard hopes to inspire a higher standard of nail care in her area.

Feet Stand Alone

Foot massage can make a great addition to spa pedicures, but how does it fare as a stand-alone service?

My True Love

Have you ever dreamed of leaving the industry to get a “real job”? Techs who have tried it share their stories of how they came to realize their first love is their true love. They also share the challenges they encountered when they returned after an absence.

A Postcard from the Smokies

I was thrilled to hear from nail tech and event organizer Jill Wright that this year’s Nail Tech Networking Event of the Smokies was bigger and better than ever. Here’s her report from this flourishing, education-packed

All Steamed Up

State boards governing the actions of professionals providing hand and foot beauty have been shaking up the regulations with new sanitation provisions. We set out to clear up the confusion and find out what’s happening in your neck of the woods.

Kiss the Fish Goodbye

Florida is the latest state to ban fish pedicures.

Charlton’s Salon

One balmy day last spring, I may have finally learned my lesson.

Balancing Act: A Profile of Sanom's Free Edge Salon

Having a beautiful, sanitary, state-of-the-art facility is important to Tennessee-based salon owner Sanom Brackin — so is having enough free time to compete in marathons, bicycle races, and nail competitions. By opening her own salon, she has found a way to do both.

The Drilling Principle: Using E-Files Right

With all of the negative hype on drills, it is becoming crucial for nail technicians to be properly trained on their usage. Connecting with the right people for education and knowing the state regulations can help pave the way drilling success.