Appointment Etiquette

Hey ladies!!! I want to talk to you as a Nail Technician but also as woman who has a busy life that includes all kinds of appointments. We as women have daily appointments scheduled to remember whether its for us, our kids, parents, husbands, brunch dates with our girlfriends, or just scheduled “me” time. As…

What’s Trending???

Nail Shapes   The most popular right now are Almond, Ballerina/Coffin and Stiletto. Nail Trends Chrome 3D Nail Art Foil Matte Glitter Trending Winter Colors Nude Burgundy Gray Navy   NailsDoneWright

Business vs. Personal

Most, if not all, businesses today are marketing, branding and promoting via social media. Whether it be Twitter, SnapChat, Facebook, and/or Instagram etc., all of these marketing methods are great for beginner entrepreneurs as they are free to promote your brand! It is very important that you keep your personal pages, views, and thoughts separate…

Current Trends “Dipping Powder” Systems

“Dipping Powder” The current trends right now are dipping powders and they are flooding my IG timeline. So, let’s discuss them! This post is for informational purposes only. There’s always something cutting edge and new in the nail industry that advertises a particular product is healthier than the next. I encourage you to read my…

Properly Removing Gel Manicures at Home

Removing Gel at Home Hey ladies!! I know a lot of you do not want to go back to the nail shop to have a technician remove your gel manicure that has grown out after two or three weeks. Below, is a great step-by-step process that can be completed at home! You’ll need a few…

Cuticle vs. Eponychium

Nail Anatomy There is far more to the nail than what meets the naked eye!! Matrix: Where the new nail plate cells are created and nail plate begins to form. Eponychium: LIVING skin at the base of the nail. Eponychium is often confused as the cuticle. Proximal Nail Fold of Eponychium: (see photo below) The…

Acrylic Vs. Hard Gel

“What is the difference between acrylic and hard gel?” A common question I get asked at almost every appointment. Let me explain both: Acrylics When monomer liquid (liquid) and polymer powder (powder) are combined this what we call Acrylics. This can be applied three ways: On the natural nail as a protective overlay Over a…