Nails

DIY Nail Treatment

WRITTEN BY: lindsey On 11/30/2016

NailTreatment
I very rarely get my nails done at a professional salon. Not because I don’t have time or I can’t find a salon I like because there are plenty of those! It just seemed silly to pay $25 for a manicure that would chip away days or even hours later. This was the general feeling…

California "Non-Toxic" Nail Polish Study Found Toxins

WRITTEN BY: Elizabeth On 09/26/2016

California "Non-Toxic" Nail Polish Study Found Toxins
Little ones who dream of growing up and becoming professional cosmetologists, nail techs, or any other profession that helps women be as beautiful as they can be do not usually consider their dream a dangerous one, and it should not be. A recent report released by the Department…

State of the Pedicure Industry (Interview with Suzanne Foote)

WRITTEN BY: Elizabeth On 06/06/2013

State of the Pedicure Industry (Interview with Suzanne Foote)
As societies grow and demographics change, the demand for pedicure services has grown and changed along with it. Nowadays there is a much greater need for pedicures with advanced training as the market continues to grow. We spoke with Suzanne Foote, Executive Director of the…

New Manicurist Job Supply & Demand Info from CareerBuilder!

WRITTEN BY: Elizabeth On 11/30/2012

New Manicurist Job Supply & Demand Info from CareerBuilder!
If you are about to graduate from nail technician school or cosmetology school, you are probably thinking about next steps so you can get a job with your newly earned nail tech license. You may have thought about posting your resume on CareerBuilder.com or other job-finding…

Vietnamese Immigrants Thriving in Nail Art Community

WRITTEN BY: Elizabeth On 07/02/2012

Vietnamese Immigrants Thriving in Nail Art Community
It is not uncommon to walk into a nail salon in California and be served by a Vietnamese American. In fact, it is quite common in many states for a person of Vietnamese descent to apply your acrylic tips. According to statistics published in Nails magazine, an industry magazine…

Are Fish Pedicures Dangerous?

WRITTEN BY: Elizabeth On 06/04/2012

Are Fish Pedicures Dangerous?
We brought you the news in May that Cindy Vong in Gilbert, Arizona has teamed up with the Goldwater Institute to sue the Arizona Board of Cosmetology over being barred from offering fish pedicures as a service in her salon. New research has shown that the ever popular fish…

March Madness Nail Art Contest!

WRITTEN BY: Elizabeth On 03/13/2012

March Madness Nail Art Contest!
Beauty fanatics rejoice! We're reclaiming March Madness with this March Madness Nail Art & Nail Design Contest! Get inspired by your favorite college basketball team's colors and mascot and submit your nail art design today to be entered to win some fabulous nail prizes!

Rihanna and $5,000 for a Bottle of Nail Polish?

WRITTEN BY: Elizabeth On 02/21/2012

Rihanna and $5,000 for a Bottle of Nail Polish?
Nail polish in an added little accessory that really puts some pizzazz in your look. When you're wearing a little black dress, a fierce shade of red on your fingers and toes can really pop. Even a color that matches your attire, such as a light pink shade of polish with your…

2011 Hot Holiday Nail Trends

WRITTEN BY: Elizabeth On 12/15/2011

2011 Hot Holiday Nail Trends
Though the weather outside is frightful, your nails can be delightful. You might not be sporting your fancy flip-flops; you may need your mittens more often than not, but that does not mean that your fingernails and toenails can't look great year round. Due largely to the…

Nail Art and Nail Designs: Spring 2012 Trends

WRITTEN BY: Elizabeth On 11/08/2011

Nail Art and Nail Designs: Spring 2012 Trends
While many fashionistas and photographers were focused on clothing and shoes during Mercedes Benz's Spring 2012 Fashion Week in September, less attention was paid to the tones and colors that appeared on models' fingers and toes. This spring, women can look forward to…

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