2009. október 30., péntek

The "Color Pop" Tip

Paint all your colors to color pops, or daisy-s. This can help to not open every nail polish, or colored gels, during the choose. Also, clients can see the colours better in this way.

Tip: separate them by tones. Dark and browns, pinks and cyclamens, reds and burgundies, funny colours...

Paint nail polishes just the same way as on the clients (2 layers of colour, 1 layer top coat). Never try to fix the problems (strokes, light colour...) of the nail polish. Your clients will be dissapointed at differences in results.
Tip: every three month, use fresh layer of top coat, to protect the colours, and bring always fresh, bright effects.

Paint different frenches. Simple french, french with different tips, pink base, beige base, french designs, so clients can easily choose from a variation of ideas.

Tip: paint only that desingns, what you can do perfectly.

2009. október 27., kedd

Nail polish storage and maintance

Be sure, to cap well when not in use.

Store away from sunlight.

Never make nail polish thinner with acetone, or polish remover. Use special product to make them thinner. And only one time. Than never again, if the nail polish become thicker, it means, the time to throw away.

2009. október 20., kedd

Nail Art Video

How to make 3D nail art designs inside a clear nail. I made it more funny, with different FIMO-s, and different size of glitters. Enjoy :)

2009. október 18., vasárnap

Injuries: Overfile the natural nail

The most common injury at the nail-saloons the overfileing the natural nail plate.

The fingernail plate is made of about 100 layers of dead, flattened keratin cells. Thousands of nail cells. The nail plate of the hand is thinner, the toenail is thicker. The nail technicians often use heavy hand files, or drills, and overfile more, than the half of the nail plate. The thin nail plate will cause problems also for the client, and for the nail technician too. Only a 240 grit, or higher file allowed to work on natural nails.

Its also impossible of the materials (enhancements, nail polish, base coats...) to adhesion well to a thin, smooth nailplate. On the thin nail plate, the monomers can easily penetrate, cause allergic reactions. Unfortunetly, the most nail technician overfile the natural nailplate.

To the best adhesion, you must file down only the very top layers of the natural nail, wich cause the siny surface. This shine made from oil, and dust, on the nail plate. Use light touch, while file down only 3-4 layers of the natural nail (it's about 2-3%), so you let healthy the 97-98% of the natural nail plate.

2009. október 10., szombat

Crystal Clear Romantica


Sculpt a custom blended nail, with nice, slim nail bed. Sculpt the free edge with clear powder. Work super-thinly.


Put some glitters (with different glitter-size) to the free edge, into the half settled product.


Place a small amount of clear product where you want the design to be, and push it into the bead.
Tip: Use a finely wet orangewood stick to get the designs, and place them right.


Sculpt the entire nail with clear product. Concentrate on the apex, and to cover the designs.

After shaping the nail, with gel Top Coat:

2009. október 5., hétfő

Defeat your competitors

Get out from the crowd

Choose something in your professional life, that is stronger than the others', and use as a slogen of your salon, services, or to harden your position as a nail technician. Build your services around this strength, wich can make you differet as the competitors.

  • Are you famos of your fantastic nail art?

  • Or you have a high quality web site, where clients can make appointments online?

  • Have you ever garanteed your services?

  • Nail techs around your area offer only tip and overlays? Maybe you can sculpt perfect, long lasting nails with a form, with fantastic curves smile lines?

Tell your costumers, what will they get after your service, what they wouldnt at your competitor.