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Are you NAILS Next Nail Artist?
We’re looking for the next crop o up-and-coming nail artist for our sophomore year of the contest. Could it be you?
A “POP” of Color
This spring’s mouth-watering shades take us back in time to the soda shoppe, with its dazzling array of colors on every shelf. From cool pastels to juicy citrus shades, we found the sweetest hues in every bottle.
Nail Art for Newbies
Nail art is raking in big bucks at a lot of salons. If you’re good at applying polish, but aren’t necessarily a Picasso, here are some easy designs you may want to try. Once you master a few basic strokes and shapes you can combine them to form more intricate designs.
Scheduling Time for Safe Removal
With the surge in gel-polish clients, it’s now crucial to seamlessly integrate no-damage removal into your service repertoire. Our gel-polish experts show you how.
Whistle While You Work
Here’s a compilation of physical and mental activities that can change your outlook at work and help you see that morning or midday cup of coffee as half full.
Step-by-steps from OPI and Alessandro
Signature Services: Oxygen Spa Pedicure and a Lavish Pedicure
Find out how to give your clients a festive St. Patrick’s Day nail look. Style Nail Art Studio
The negative space trend works well over clear or colored nails for a peek-a-boo effect. If you have a client who wants to try something different or is maybe just a minimalist, suggest this positively beautiful trend.
What’s Your Salon Décor Style?
Take this quick quiz to discover your design personality and set your creative gears in motion.
2014 Mural Contest: A Blast From the Past
Demonstrating extraordinary talent, a steady hand, and a keen eye for detail, nail artist Elsbeth Schuetz won this year’s contest with her Roaring Twenties-themed mural.
Winter isn’t over just yet – make sure your clients ride out the rest of the cold season in style. With handmade and unique scarves, they will have warm necks, beautiful nails, and plenty of compliments all the way into summer.
Is it best to offer a wide-ranging salon menu or to home in on a specialty or two?
The New Facebook Hashtag
This useful new marketing tool may leave you looking at the popular social networking site in a whole new way.
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