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See the steps for Deanna Stelmaschuk's on-trend marble design.       For the best nail care products, go to the nail care market here   Here are Stelmaschuk’s steps for this month’s cover look:     1. Prep the nails and apply a layer of En Vogue Super Bond, then Connector, and cure. Affix forms and sculpt the nail with En Vogue Rosé Modeling Resin and cure. Shape the nails with a 100/180-grit hand file.  For the best nail care products, go to the nail care market here     2. Wipe the nails with alcohol and begin color blocking. Start at the...

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Q. I want to promote my nail business by wearing an eye-catching design on my own nails. What designs do you most get stopped on the street for, and where (the grocery store, the bank, etc.) do you most frequently get noticed?  For the best nail care products, go to the nail care market here A. We love that you promote yourself via your own nails — they are definitely your best business card. We posed this question to our fans and one nail style was the clear winner….glitter. Anything with tons of sparkle will catch the eyes of passers-by. As far...

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Q. I am an apprentice in a natural nail salon. Sometimes I get requests for nail art. I would love to learn how to do different nail designs, but I am a beginner. I live in Virginia and there are never nail seminars or lectures or even hands-on classes here. Do you have any suggestions on learning nail art designs when there is no one in my area to teach it? Watching videos is good but sometimes you just need hands-on.  For the best nail care products, go to the nail care market here A. There are very few people that...

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  Disinfection is more than just cleaning: Cleaning is the first step which removes visible debris, however disinfection is then required to kill germs on your salon surfaces and tools. That’s why it’s crucial to keep your clients and employees safe by using good disinfection practices. Proper disinfection will be easy once you make sure everyone on your team is on the same page. The best way to do this is by creating a checklist they can refer to. What to disinfect All points of contact require disinfection after each service. This includes tools like cuticle nippers, pushers, nail clippers,...

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Q. How can I get my more conservative clients and businesswomen clients to try nail art?   For the best nail care products, go to the nail care market here A. One way to get more conservative clients to try nail art is by offering them designs with minimal details. Looks such as fine lines, watercolor flowers, or geometrical shapes can be incorporated into solid opaque nail colors. Adding these designs to a few of the nails instead of every finger makes conservative clients feel chic and trendy without forcing them out of their comfort zone. The matte polish trend is also a great choice...

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