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Stop Service Breakdown: A Guide to Better Nails

Don’t let service breakdown give you a nervous breakdown. Regardless of what nail medium you’re using — polish, gel-polish, gel, acrylic, or gel-acrylic hybrid — problems are bound to crop up from time to time. Here are some troubleshooting tips aimed at making these common technical failings a thing of the past.

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Tutorial Tuesday Topic: Flawless Polish Application

The idea behind this video is to show you the tricks to flawless polish application that rarely needs any cleanup.

Young Nails Nail School: How to Polish With Perfection

Young Nails' Greg Salo shows how to polish nails perfectly.

The Problem With Perfectionism

Creating a perfect experience for your clients is an admirable goal, but it could be a liability if taken to an extreme. Is perfectionism preventing you from profits?

5 Steps to Faster Polish and Gel-Polish Application

You can improve your salon speed without cutting corners on the excellence of your service! Apply your polish and gel-polish more quickly and accurately with these simple tips.

Nail FAILS — How Not to Paint Your Nails

Even professionals have nail fails. Nailed It NZ's Jessie Mills confidentally shows videos of her nail designs that didn't quite make the cut.

The Ring Thing

Take your nail art game to the next level with this innovative new tool from Empower Nail Art.

Breast Cancer Awareness Nails

Janelle Gaw of Elle and Ish shows how to create simple designs to support breast cancer awareness using polish and a striping brush.

OPI Holiday: Bling Ring Mani Tutorial

This tutorial uses flecks of glitter within OPI's nail lacquer to create embellished nail art. "It's like jewelry for your nails," says OPI EVP & Artistic Director Suzi Weiss-Fischmann.

The Illustrated Nail + Couture de Minnie Nail Design

The Illustrated Nail's illustrator-tunred manicurist, Sophie, creates Minnie Mouse-inspired designs with OPI's Couture de Minnie‬ polish collection.