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Nail Educators Answer Your Frequently Asked Questions

We asked top nail educators what questions they get most frequently, and they gave us the tips and tricks that will ensure your clients’ manicures are flawless. Read on to get the inside scoop on how to tackle every nail dilemma from stamping to getting chrome nails that last.

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Q&A with Suzie: Acrylic vs. Gel

Suzie addresses three important questions asked by many non-professional viewers regarding Acrylic or Gel Nails.

What Worries You?

What concerns you most about your business right now?

The Help Desk

"I have been a nail tech for a little over two years and I still have trouble blending the tips so that they don’t show through the acrylic at all. Do you have any advice?"

The Help Desk

This month's expert panel answers reader questions about brush cleaning, the effect of medication on nails, and how whether to shake or stir powders.

Lab Report

With the tremendous technological growth in the nail industry, nail technicians are better prepared for their jobs when they are armed with correct, up-to-date information .NAILS has assembled a panel of experts in the fields of chemistry, dermatology, podiatry, and genetics to answer readers ‘ questions as they relate to the chemicals, products, and techniques they use. Led by Richard K. Scher, M.D., the panel of experts will bring the latest, most accurate information to answer nail technicians’ direct questions bimonthly. Here are the most recent findings from the panel.  

Got a Question? Ask Suzi!

Suzi Weiss-Fischmann worked in the fashion industry for 10 years in manufacturing, design, and style.

How Do I Get Clients to Take Care of Their Nails?

We asked our readers to tell us how they get their clients to take care of their nails after they leave the salon.

Common Questions Clients Ask About Nails

Why do I need regular manicures? What does my nail technician do to prevent spreading germs in the salon?