as i see it

Can Doing Nails Make You Fat?

Staying active has to be a conscious effort. We can’t hold our jobs totally responsible for our weight issues, but they do play a role. I’ve seen from personal experience the effect of a sedentary job.

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As I See It: The Conversation Never Ends

A fond farewell from Cyndy Drummey and her "As I See It" column.

Educate Yourself and Then Educate Your Clients

As an overachiever in the realm of education, I wonder how many techs feel the same way I do.

Reader Tells Techs (and NAILS) to “Get a Clue”

Everyone talks about the great promise of retailing, but to hear about the challenges from someone in the trenches is a reality check.

Sorry Kermit, It Is Easy Being Green

I know it can be a gigantic pain to deal with old polish but you shouldn’t throw it in the trashcan. Disposal of polish in most cities requires special handling.

As I See It: Rejuvenation Is a State of Mind

Our theme this month: Rejuvenation. Jump-start. Refresh. New beginnings. Spring cleaning. Reinvigorate.

A Magazine for the "Other" 40%

Why do so many Vietnamese immigrants choose the nail industry as a profession? How did it all start? And what is the future of the nail industry based on the growth of a single ethnic group?

It's a Wonderful LIfe, NAILS Version

Like the George Bailey character in “It’s a Wonderful Life,” I sometimes wonder how bad off the world would be without the professional nail industry, my job, your job — Is it so bad that millions of women would go with unpolished nails?

Learn Something New Every Day

This issue is packed with ideas on education: the state of it, ideas on reforming it, complaints about it, praise for it (what else would you expect from a magazine that bills itself as “Advanced Education for Nail Professionals”?).

“It Just Popped Off” and Other Lame Client Excuses

What are the wildest excuses you've heard from your clients?

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