NAILS Magazine - August 2016

The professional nail industry's top magazine, with features on salon business, nail art, practical techniques, Signature Services, salon profiles, new products, and working safely. Plus, in every issue we feature business-building tips, nail art how-tos, manufacturers' step by steps, and in-depth health stories.

FEATURES IN THIS ISSUE:

Don't Be Sidelined by Allergies or Irritations

A new way of looking at the problem of salon-related allergies and contact dermatitis can reduce the likelihood of suffering from a condition that could end your career.

How to Launch Your Product

Take it from those who have done it before, a great idea doesn't necessarily translate into a smooth debut.  Learn from these professional case studies what it takes to sell your invention to your peers with maximum impact.

InternatioNAILS: United Kingdom: Booming Growth - And a Few Growing Pains

The nail industry in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland has exploded in recent years, with trendy, quick-service nail bars appearing on virtually every street corner and mobile nail techs servicing clients at their homes.  But the increase in the number of nail techs has also raised concerns regarding licensing rules and salon safety.

What Happens at Young Nails....

Where do you start when you're CEO of a very visible nail products company?  Take a walk with Habib Salo on a "typical day" and find out.

Demos

Step-by-steps from NCLA.

Signature Services

Step-by-steps for a a Lemon Lime Pedicure.

Behind the Scenes

Find out how to do the nails that are on this month's cover.

Geometric Gold

Los Angeles-based nail tech Rosanne Sollecito demonstrates how to use stickers to save time during a nail art service.

Rio Imagined

The summer 2016 Olympic games officially begin on August 5th.  These games mark the Olympiad's first in South America.  To commemorate the beauty of this locale, NAILS asked artists to take inspiration from Rio de Janeiro and translate it onto nail tips.

Nail Art Studio

Step-by-steps on new nail art designs.

Mini Masterpiece Contest Winners: the Cubist and the Cutest

It's a tie!  Congratulations to this year's Mini Masterpiece Contest co-winners. Ashley Loveridge charrmed the judges with her "Green Turaco," while Lee Antolini impressed all with her spot-on "Seated Woman,"  You're sure to enjoy the tremendous talent on display in all the entries.

Boutique: Lip Care

With summer winding down, clients will be looking for ways to revamp their beauty regimen as the days cool.  Try stocking these lip products to give them a perfect pout for fall.

Crowdsourcing

Do you have a set price list for nail art?  Why or why not?

Salon Profile: Travel Back in Time With Stay Polished

Salon owner Morgan Lucas was only 20 when she decided to open a '50s-themed salon.  A year later, Stay Polished Beauty and Martini Bar has managed to gain many loyal clients.  Now she's looking beyond her neighborhood and setting her sights on expansion.

Suzie Moskal Talks You Tube Fame

Nail tech Suzie Moskal didn't set out to become a YouTube sensation, yet that's precisely what she's done.  Her advice to others who want to follow in her footsteps?  Learn as you go.

Something to Talk About: Arthritis

The Center for Disease Control estimates nearly 25% of the U.S. population suffers from arthritis to some degree.  Learn how to make a visit to the nail salon a relaxing experience so clients with arthritis turn to you for relief from the pain.

Healthy Tech Q & A: Shamina Di Mauro

After suffering from severe allergies and weight gain after 30, Shamina Di Mauro rolled up her sleeves, did some research, and decided that a vegan diet just might turn her health around.

IN EVERY ISSUE

On My Mind                      Product Spotlight                               

We Hear You                    Ad Index                    

Nails File                          Get the Look                       

Freebies & Giveaways        Deal Sheet                   

On the Road                    My Other Life                         

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