Close

nail students

Winners Announced in Budding Artist Contest

Join NAILS and Wildflowers in congratulating these two artists!

Read more

Week 1: Getting Started

I survived my first week of nail school! Well, I assumed that I would. But you never know!

Meet NAILS' new student blogger, Gregory Fletcher

NAILS has a new student blogger! San Diego-based Gregory Fletcher is looking forward to getting into the nail industry after retiring from his first career in the financial services industry

Beauty Changes Lives Offers Fall Scholarships

Beauty Changes Lives’ fall scholarship applications are open until October 31 and include a nail category.

Young Nails Biz Talk: Failing and Building Nail Confidence

Young Nails' Habib Salo and Tracey Reierson discuss how to build your confidence and deal with making mistakes as a new nail tech.

My Final Week: I graduated! Reflecting Back and Looking Forward

Let’s continue to shine, continue to spread light, joy and love to all around us! We’ll make a difference one smile, one hug, one nail service at a time!

Week 30: Mock Interviews and the Final Countdown

It’s been such a long journey, from being excited and feeling unstoppable to being tired and exhausted and feeling like I couldn’t do it anymore. Now, every day that passes and I get closer to my graduation date I get more and more energy.

Week 29: I passed my State Board Practical Exam!

It was a really exciting week for me, and I'm starting to see the finish line as I continue to progres.

Week 28: Improving on Giving Myself Acrylics

It was a slow week after the holidays.

Week 27: Holiday Traffic at Nail School

My chair was booked all week! I also got to do some nail art for my daughter.