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My Other Life: Michelle Martin, Product Performance Evaluator

Michelle Martin is not only a nail tech of 28 years, but also a product performance evaluator for L'Oréal, where she puts her nail professional prowess to the test.

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Thrive: A Call to Beauty Industry Physical, Emotional & Money Smarts

Two consultants and coaches on a mission to raise the beauty industry’s awareness of the connection between salon work, wellness concepts and its impact on career satisfaction and ultimate happiness.

Modern Salon 2018 Artist Session Open to Nail Techs

This October 15th and 16th in New York City, Modern Salon is hosting their annual Artist Session. The two-day session is designed to give salon professionals hands-on experience with professional photoshoots.

Let’s Stand Up for Our Industry by Educating Our Clients

At the end of the day, consumer education is going to make or break us all.

How to Achieve Financial Success In the Salon

Christine Le from Visible Changes Salon in Houston, Texas, shares tips on reaching financial success.

As I See It: Don't Be Defensive About the NYT Story, Be Proactive

The NYT story on exploited nail techs got the industry talking about how to enforce fair wages. Is new legislation the answer or should we just be better at following laws already on the books?

Nail Techs Portrayal in the Media

After watching a reality tv show featuring nail techs, Holly was dissapointed to see folks in the industry portrayed as a stereotype. 

The Test of Time

We spent our weekend at Disneyland. Disneyland remains our preferred destination for a weekend out of town, being not entirely local, but not too far for a weekend trip. But our weekends are not the point.

Monkey See, Monkey Still No Can Do

I was recently advised to watch some YouTube videos in order to gain motorcycling skills.Yep. True story. Somehow, watching someone do something will magically make me able to do it as well.By that logic, I should

Nail Techs for Clients

I have such mixed feelings when learning that a new client is also a nail tech. I’ve long gotten over the anxiety of feeling judged, and I nary bat an eye anymore when someone tells me