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An App to Make Social Media a Little Easier

I’ve run across an app that you might find helpful for posting called Buffer.

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Keeping Up on Your Cleaning as Pedi Season Heats Up

It’s officially summer and pedicures are in full swing. What are you doing to make sure everything stays clean and safe when everyone is in a hurry?

Young Nails Nail School: Speed Gel Sculpting

Young Nails' Greg Salo shows how to apply gel quickly and accurately to speed up your service time. Do you want to work smarter, not harder? Download our ebook about how to speed up your nail services. Download Our eBook

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?

Take a Tip From Lynda Lam: Use an Eraser to Clean E-Files

Nail tech Lynda Lam has an easy method to clean out stubborn gel or acrylic from e-file bits: She uses a pink eraser like the kind you use at school.

Cleaning Up Another Tech’s Mess

What do you do when a new client arrives with a truly awful set of nails from her previous salon? Learn when to remove, when to repair, and how to achieve the best fix possible.

Take a Tip From June Castillo: Easy Gel Cap Trick

As an educator for Light Elegance, June Castillo gets a lot of use out of her gels in her demonstrations. That’s why she came up with a quick, simple way to cap and uncap her frequently used gels while keeping them organized.

Are Dual-Use Setups Comfortable for Techs?

Dual-use setups that allow a client to receive a mani-pedi in the same chair are time-savers for clients. However, if not designed correctly, they can mean an aching back or neck for the tech.

Crowdsourcing: What Task Do You Procrastinate On?

This month we asked nail techs: What task do you procrastinate on?

On My Mind: Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

Patience is supposedly a virtue, but these days, I feel like hardly anyone exhibits this trait. A swipe or a click is all that’s expected to connect us with what we want. I too crave the satisfaction of a quick turn-around, but my most recent manicure appointment showed me that some things are just worth waiting for.