NAILS Magazine - October 2011

The professional nail industry's top magazine, with monthly columns on salon business, nail art, techniques, new products, clientele building, and working safely.

Features in this issue include: 

The Cure for Fall

As the bright shine of summer fades in to the earthy tones of fall. Perk-up your customers with these new color gel collections from your favorite manufacturer.

Retailing for the Timid

Retail can be intimidating – if you think it makes your look like a salesperson. Rather than thinking of retail as “making the sale” consider it a way of offering your professional opinion.

Victory at Last: Becker Tops the Top 25 Competitors Ranking

Talk about bragging rights, Amy Becker has earned a spot on NAILS’ Top 25 Competitors list more times than anyone else in the industry. And finally, for our 2010-2011 competition year, she’s snagged the top spot.

Buy it in Pink to Help End Breast Cancer

Every October businesses join in solidarity to fight breast cancer.

Nip it in the Cuticle

A good sturdy pair of cuticle nippers is a standard piece of equipment for every nail tech. They are a necessary tool to help keep the cuticle and nail plate clean and well maintained.

Step-by-steps from LCN and Angel Love

Signature Services include a Pumpkin and aa Strawberries & Cream Spa Pedicure

The Jewelry Naillist: Fumic Sueyoshi combines jewelry, Nail art and creative energy to produce stunning nail masterpieces.

Monster Mash: Inspried by the ghoulish time of year five nail artists show of their fun designs and devilish skills is a “treat” for you. Boutique:  Hair Feathers    

Reader to Reader asks, "Other than money, what would motivate you to work harder at your current salon?"

The Big Pitch: When you meet someone who is a potential client what do you say in a minute or less to introduce yourself as a nail tech?'

Nail Techs Don’t Let Nail Techs…    See what your colleagues think you shouldn’t let other do.

Under the Microscope: Brittle Nails

It’s a Sore Subject: Sometimes aches and pain seem like an unavoidable byproduct of doing nails. One nail tech disagrees.

Caring for Your Diabetic Client: Make your salon a safe haven for clients with diabetes by learning a few simple steps of added protection.

NAILS Magazine - October 2011