NAILS Magazine - October 2016
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:
InternaNAILS: Mexico and Central America: Nails Are Hot and Getting Hotter
Increases in disposable income translate into more clients enjoying colorful nails south of the U.S. border.
The Science of Smile Lines
One classic look can be executed in three different ways. Let's look at the techniques behind each and find out what makes them structurally unique.
Is your nail salon looking dated and worn? Maybe it's time to make some changes. Arm yourself with ideas and advice from salon owners who have taken the remodeling plunge.
Support the cure with these Breast Cancer Awareness products and learn about the latest facts and research.
Step-by-steps Essie and INM
Step-by-steps for a Chocolate Fondue Pedicure.
Behind the Scenes
Find out how to do the nails that are on this month's cover.
Color Correcting With Pigments
Using pigments and gel-polish to create the right shade for your client's complexion can boost her skin's vibrancy. She'll love you for it!
Nail Art Studio
Step-by-steps on new nail art designs.
Boutique: Perfect for Fall
It's fall, which means clients are headed back to school, getting ready for colder weather, and embracing everything pumpkin-flavored. We've collected an assortment of appealing retail items that suit the season perfectly.
Do you talk politics in the salon with clients or co-workers?
10 Things You Can Do to be Holiday Ready
Every year the holidays seem to approach faster and faster. Don't get caught off guard. Take these tips from your peers to be prepared for a profitable holiday season.
Nail techs and salon owners recount their encounters with spirits, paranormal activity, and other mysterious things that are tough to explain away.
Something to Talk About: Beau's Lines
Beau's lines are a telltale sign of trouble. However, by the time a nail tech identifies them, the only thing left to do may be to cover up the evidence.
A Day in the Life of a Nail Expert
In this month's column, Dr. Stern discusses the causes of brittle nails and explores treatment myths and solutions.
Healthy Tech Q &A: Tammy Dennis
After a warning from her doctor that her health was in jeopardy, Tammy Dennis got serious and made drastic changes in her lifestyle. Find out how she used diet and supplements to lose 50 pounds and get healthier than ever.
IN EVERY ISSUE
On My Mind Reader Nail Art
We Hear You Product Spotlight
Nails File Get the Look
Freebies & Giveaways Deal Sheet
On the Road My Other Life