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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.

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Meet NAILS' new student blogger, Joliessa Seguin!

NAILS' newest student blogger Joliessa Seguin tells how her search for "something more" led her to the Euphoria Institude in Las Vegas.

The Professional Beauty Association Announces the 2017 Beacon Competition Winners

The Beacon program provides beauty industry students the opportunity to compete against their peers to win access to invaluable education and networking opportunities.

Week 20: I Scored a Job!

This week was jam-packed! On Monday I got a call back from a salon owner that I interviewed with and I started training Wednesday. I'm so excited! I love the salon.The name is Bed of Nails.

Questions Students Should Ask at a Job Interview

Show this video from NAILS Next Top Nails Artist Season Two winner Lauren Wireman to your students to help them ask the right questions at job interviews.

WeeK 18: Still So Excited About Nails!

My instructor has been telling me that I should try to take the state board for my temporary license. It's two,100- question exams. I was nervous but I decided to take it and see what I got.

Week 17: Preparing to Be a Licensed Nail Technician

I hope I pass my State Board exams and don't have to keep retaking them. I would go crazy stressing myself out! I can't wait to start doing nails in a salon and creating all kinds of nail designs and nail art.

Week 12: Learning to Do Nail Wraps

This week we started a new unit, my final one. Monday's Chapter was about nail wraps and nail tip application. We learned the proper steps for applying a nail tip and performing nail wrap services.

Roundup: What did you learn in your first month out of nail school?

Your students have spent months in nail school and finally graduated; they’ve studied long and hard for the state board and passed it — but are they truly prepared for the real world of nails? We asked veteran nail techs to divulge the most important thing they learned fresh out of school.

Week 6: Nail Growth and Diseases

This week we learned about the ugly side of nails: bacteria, fungus, viruses, and nail diseases and disorders.