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Do you think licensing requirements should be reduced or eliminated?

This month, we asked nail techs: do you think licensing requirements should be reduced or even eliminated? Why or why not?

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The Nail Hub Podcast Transcription: The Death of Licensing (Part 2)

Elizabeth Morris and her husband Hermann Morris continue their discussion about whether licensing is effective for the nail industry.

The Nail Hub Podcast Transcription: The Death of Licensing (Part 1)

In this transcription of The Nail Hub Podcast, Elizabeth Morris discusses whether licensing is really beneficial for the nail industry.

The Nail Hub Podcast: The Death of Licensing? (Part 2)

Elizabeth Morris and her husband Hermann Morris continue the discussion about whether licensing actually works for the nail industry.

The Nail Hub Podcast: The Death of Licensing? (Part 1)

In this podcast, Elizabeth Morris and her husband Hermann Morris discuss whether deregulation would be a positive step for the nail industry.

Making the Grade: Elevating Nail Schools

All too often, cosmetology schools in the U.S. aren’t putting their best foot forward when it comes to educating future nail technicians. For nail schools to get all As when it comes to training students for the real salon world, we need more dedicated nail instructors, increased hours, and a commitment to more than just the state board exam.

21 Tips for Passing Your State Board Exam

You’ve graduated from nail school! But before you can start working in a salon you have to pass your state board exam. Here are 21 tips to prepare you for the big day.

When I first became a tech, I was shocked to learn ______________.

Surprise! It’s often said that school does little to prepare techs for the salon environment. And it’s not only the technical challenges that may come as a surprise to the newly minted nail tech.

NACCAS' ACCRED Committee Announces Results of Its State Licensure Study

Following the study, the following eight recommendations were submitted to the head of each state licensing board in the United States, including Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, for consideration.

Are National Licensing Standards a Good Idea?

The idea of setting national licensing standards for nail techs is a big topic and not something everyone will agree upon.