NAILS Magazine - November 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
A Pain in the Wrist
Nail Techs are especially vulnerable to hand and wrist maladies, particularly carpal tunnel syndrome. Educating yourself about its symptoms and causes can help you prevent, freat or resolve an existing condition.
Gift Giving Made Easy
Include some stocking stuffers in your salon's retail section to create a simplified grag-and-go gift selection your clients will thank you for.
Disinfect for Peace of Mind
Make sure you're using these disinfectant products for your multi-use implements, hard surfaces, and pedicure tubs. Follow your state board guidelines and the manufacturer's required contact tie and you'll be well on your way to achieving peace of mind.
Show Your Clients You Care With Homemade Gifts
Looking for a way to thank your loyal clients this holiday season? Why not give them something personal and homemade? We put together a group of simple projects that will show your customers just how much you care without breaking the bank or your skill level.
NAILS Goes to New York Fashion Week
NAILS senior editor Beth Livesay dreamed of one day going to New York Fashion Week. But it wasn't until she began working for NAILS that her dream seemed wiithin reach. for any nail tech who dreams of creating runway nails, our advice to you is the same we would give any young magazine editor: word hard enough and nothing is impossible.
Step-by-steps From Gell II and Empower Nail Art
Step-by-steps for an Almond Cookie Manicure and a Glass Sumptious Manicure
Behind the Scenes
Find out how to do the nails that are on this month's cover
There's an App for That
Boutique: Aromatherapy Products
Aromatherapy has been sed for thousands of years for its natural healing abilities. Supplement your retail section with oils, diffusers, and accessores that will keep your customers smelling and feeling good all the way until their next salon visit.
What are the best-selling retail items at your salon? What has a hard time selling?
La Lacquerie, serving California's Bay Area, has brought the nail service to the client with simple, waterless, and easy-to-book amenities.
Something to Talk About: White Spots
Chemist's Corner: Acrylic
Client of the month: The Germaphobe
IN EVERY ISSUE
On My Mind Reader Nail Art
We Hear You Product Spotlight
Calendar Ad Index
Nails File Get the Look
Freebies & Giveaways Deal Sheet
On The Road My Other Life