FEATURES IN THIS ISSUE:
InternaionNAILS: Australia: Down Under, Nail Art Is Up
Manicures are the most requested nail service in Australia, and negative space and other trendy designs are so popular they've inspired the opening of several nail art-focused salons.
A Double Take on Dip Systems
In case you haven't noticed, there is a resurgence of interest in glue-and-acrylic powder enhancements. Let's look back at what made acrylic dip systems so hot to begin with and find out why they're making a comeback.
Nail Art Printers: To Bot or Not?
As manufactureres ink deals to bring nail art printers to market, nail professionals should be aware of opportunities and threats surrounding machine-printed designs.
Step-by-steps from Bio Seaweed Gel and EzFlow.
Step-by-steps for a Hot Stone Pedicure and a Toasted Coconut Hot Chocolate Pedicure.
Behind the Scenes
Find out how to do the nails that are on this month's cover.
Rainbow Gradient and Fine Lines
Australia-based and award-winning nail tech Jonny Diep demonstrates how to execute a colorful color fade with mandala-inspired art.
Nail Art Studio
Step-by-steps on new nail art designs.
If you've got male clients, you've got the potential to sell even more nail art. A single finger or two is all that's needed to give your guy some style savvy. Take inspiration from pop culture or opt for an all dark polish color to put the "man" in "manicure."
Boutique: Facial Masks
Help your clients maintain a youthful appearance despite the stresses of life. These facial masks hydrate, revitalize, and protect the skin while warding off premature aging.
How do you encourage male clients to come into your salon and become regulars?
Stop: Alligator Ahead! 7 Marketing Dangers and How to Avoid Them
Sometimes the best advice for marketing your nail salon begins with what not to do. Whether you are revamping your marketing plan, planning for an upcoming event, or just beginning your business, a review of the potential trouble spots can help you avoid costly mistakes that eat up your time and money.
Salon Profile: Head-to-Toe Treatments Delight at Style Me Sweet Beauty Lounge
In the nine months since Style Me Sweet Beauty Lounge opened in Albuquerque's Uptown area, it has made quite a name for itself. Owners Stephanie Horner and Katie Melendez aim to educate their customers on proper nail care and spoil them rotten with their sugar-sweet treatments.
Something to Talk About: Psoriasis of the Nail
Water: Does It Live Up to the Hype?
Women are constantly being told to drink more water - for a more youthful complexion, to aid in weight loss, to flush out toxins, or simply to maintain overall health. But is there a scientific basis for this push to drink up? NAILS tackles the topic of hydration to come up with some common sense recommendations.
Heathly Tech Q & A: Heidi Hankins
After marketing lifestyle changes and losing 40 pounds, this energetic nail tech felt so great that she decided to become a health coach to help others learn how to turn their lives around.
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