NAILS Magazine - May 2014
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:
Making the Most of Mother's Day
Mother's Day is just a flip of the calendar away, and what mom couldn't use a little TLC for her special day? We contacted a few spas to see how they plan to pamper moms.
Charmed, I'm Sure
Charms aren't just for bracelets anymore. These metallic sparklers can be added to any nail for artistry that pops. Get your nail jewelry from one of these suppliers and offer your clients something truly special.
Whether you are superstitious or not, these nail charms can make any client feel lucky. Nails have been likened to jewels before, and with these sparkly add-ons they are definitely a statement making accessory.
The Price Is Right
Nail art pricing should be easy for both you and your clients to understand. Charge what your designs are worth with the help of these tips from successful techs.
Thinking Beyond the License
Adam Tran, a nail technician who went from working in a family owned salon to styling nails for celebrities, shares his 10 tips for professional success.
Step-by-steps from Minx and Bodipure
Step-by-steps for a Signature Hot Stone Pedicure and a Scintillating Mint Pedicure.
Behind the Scenes
Find out how to do the nails that are on this month's cover.
King of the Monsters
Nail artistsd create their best Godzilla-inspired nail art for the May 16th premiere of the new movie, Godzilla.
Boutique: Mom-to-Be Gifts
Your clients can shower the expectant mothers in their lives with some serious love. Whether trying to stay sane and organized or just in need of some personal pampering, moms-to-be will appreciate these must-have items.
What social media platform has best worked for your business?
Show Us..Your Clever Nail Art Displays
Check out these clever ways to showcase your artistic talent.
Mixing Business with Friendship
Want to open a salon with a family member or bestie? Great! But first make sure you are fully prepared - legally and emotionally.
Very Polished Nail Lounge focuses first on the care of the nail and second on style.
Something to Talk About: Ingrown Toenails
Is Ours a Risky Business?
Chemist's Corner: Glitter
The Cure for Inspection Anxiety
Client of the Month: The Mom-to-Be
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