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Pro Nail Care: Salon Secrets of the Professionals

New from Firefly Books comes Pro Nail Care: Salon Secrets of the Professionals.

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An Open [Nail Art] Book

Brothers Robert and Vu Nguyen are stars on the nail competition circuit, have done nails for numerous magazine covers, and taught nail workshops nationwide. The duo now taps into their wealth of expertise with their release of 1-2-3 Nail Art, a series of nail art tutorial books that feature designs from beginner to advanced.

Removing Acrylic Nails: A D-I-Y Checklist

For those rare occasions when one of your clients has to remove her acrylics on her own, outside of the salon, make sure she is prepared and does it correctly so she does not damage her nails. Here’s a tear-out do-it-yourself sheet for your clients and some tips from fellow nail techs on how to handle this subject with your clients.

Tech Writes the Book on Pedicures

Dearborn Heights, Mich.-based nail technician Ruth Windsor, has written a pedicure manual for techs who want to take their services to the next level.

Aromatherapy: Therapeutic Uses of Essential Oils for Esthetics

For beauty professionals, therapists, and enthusiasts who want to learn more about the complexities of essential oil aromatherapy and how to use its healing potential, Milady’s newest publication offers good insight.

Education Leads to Retail Sales

Salon consultant Bryan Durocher of Durocher Enterprises offers a way to make opening a dialog with clients just a little bit easier.

Do You Know Where Your MSDS Are?

What you need to know about your Material Safety Data Sheets.

Pedicure Troubles Still Bubbling

An outbreak of bacterial infections linked to pedicure foot spas poses new mysteries for public health detectives. It also shows there is still a lot of confusion among nail technicians and salon owners about proper cleaning procedures. To protect yourself, do your homework!