NAILS Magazine - December 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:
Results Are In! The 13th Annual Readers' Choice Awards
With thousands of professional nail products vying for attention on the shelves, it's more important than ever to be careful in your choice. That's why NAILS Readers' Choice Awards has been a valuable resource for nail techs for the past 13 years. We ask professional nail manufacturers to nominate their best products and then leave it up to you, our readers, to vote for your favorites. Also find out which NEW products made it to the Top 20 Favorite List.
InternatioNAILS Vietnam: A Tale of Two Countries
Inspired by friends and family members who found success in the nail industry in the United States, a new generation of nail techs rises in Vietnam.
Give a round of applause to our top picks in hand care. Some are time-honored favorites, some are new kids on the block, and all of them are valuable additions to your cache of hand care solutions for both yourself and your clients.
Step-by-steps from Gel II.
Step-by-steps for a North Pole Flight Pedicure.
Behind the Scenes
Find out how to do the nails that are on this month's cover.
Learn how to create a nail design using Empower Nail Art films.
Nail Art Studio
Step-by-steps on new nail art designs.
Boutique: Thank You Cards
Your clients will undoubtedly receive many beautiful gifts over the holiday season. Help them show their appreciation by offering these unique and charming thank-you cards.
Little princesses deserve to be pampered every day, but especially during the holiday season. Add some extra glitter or a touch of pink to give little clients a touch of cheer.
Do you make clients reschedule during cold/flu season if they come in sick? Do you reschedule if you're sick?
Salon Profile: Feel at Home at Hands & Feet Boutique
Clarksville, Tenn.s' Hand & Feet Boutique focuses on safety and comfort, drawing a wide range of clients. Owner Angie Prichard hopes to inspire a higher standard of nail care in her area.
Something to Talk About: At -Home Care
You know your client's manicure would last longer with a little attention at home, but is encouraging her to touch your masterpiece your best decision?
Healthy Tech Q & A: Julie Nguyen
When salon owner Julie Nguyen found out she was at risk for a heart attack or stroke, she knew she had to lower her stress, start eating healthy, and exercising so she could be there for her children. Find out how she got healthy and became an athlete in the process.
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
Reader Nail Art