NAILS Magazine - January 2013
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.
173 Tips to Ring in the New Year
Winner of the Cover Tech 2013 Contest
Take a look at all the incredible images that vied for the winning spot in this year’s Cover Tech Contest, as well as some other great entries that caught our eye. From what to look for in a new hire to ways to keep your customers happy – we’ve got you covered.
Steal These Storage Solutions
Organization may not be your forte, but with these clever storage ideas, you’ll feel – and look – like a natural.
Secrets to a Long-Lasting Salon
What happens when two recent nail graduates interview a handful of veteran salon owners to find out the secrets to a long-lasting salon? They were privy to a host of knowledge from a combined 132 years of salon experience. Here they share it with you.
A Day in the [Healthy] Life of a Nail Technician
We all know we should be as healthy and active as possible, but with jobs that require lots of sitting, it can be a challenge to make the time and possess the discipline to keep the body working in tip-top shape. In the fall of 2012, NAILS sent an online poll to its readers to get a glimpse into the everyday health habits of nail technicians. Here’s what you said.
Step-by-steps from Light Elegance and Beautiful Nails by Kupa
Signature Services: a Vitamin C Infusion Pedicure and a Sublime Bliss Pedicure
Tricks of the Trade
After winning a Beauty Changes Lives student competition, Marinello Schools of Beauty student Cheyanne Birchall was awarded a day of mentorship with CND co-founder Jan Arnold. They both share their experiences attending Beauty Buzz 2012 in Detroit.
Boutique: Private Label Retail
To use in your treatments or sell on the shelves of your retail section, private-label products are a sure way to impress customers. Peruse our collection and find something you’d be proud to put your name on.
Reader to Reader: Are you still loyal to the product brands you learned with in nail school?
Under the Microscope: Pincer Nails