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