One of the most recognisable faces of the nail industry, Tom Holcomb, passed away on the 28 October 2011. The cause of death is not currently known. He was just 44 years old.
Tom Holcomb was an inspiring nail technician, winning almost every competition he attempted. Whilst many nail technicians were still getting to grips [...]
For most nail technicians, a client consultation sheet is an absolute must. Many nail technicians fail to complete a client consultation sheet for each of their customers, despite the majority of nail courses specifically imparting this vital bit of knowledge.
The client consultation sheet for nail technicians should outline the personal details [...]
Students on nail courses often wonder which colours they should offer to their clients in the Autumnal months. In spring we announced the most popular predicted Summer shades. The colours in particular being blue.
This month, we recommend nail technicians stock up on the brown and plum colours and then progress towards [...]
Nail salons have been providing outstanding services for centuries, but is a good service all that is required to make your nail salon popular?
A new article published by a well known trade magazine revealed that salon management is, in fact, the key to success. Those on nail courses may not touch [...]
A number of students ask their tutors how they can make their nail designs even prettier. For those who have already advanced from their nail courses, enrolling on other training seminars for nails may not be much of an option.
There are a number of nail art books and tutorials available throughout [...]
For many, nail art is a fun way to express your artistic talents and to be able to show off your work wherever you go! In a recent survey by the Nails and Beauty Academy, many of the students on nail courses were looking forward to the nail art day of their [...]
News this week of a possible double-dip recession does not seem to have effected women’s desire to look good. Beauty and nail salons throughout the country continue to see growth, despite the apparent lack of funds. Fears from those on nail courses who believe their skills will not be put to good [...]
Students attending nail courses have today heard about the latest revelations in salon engagement techniques. Ever fancied watching a film as you have a manicure? Well now you can! Shala nail salon in Leicester is looking into offering a selection of films to be viewed on screens within their treatment rooms.
The 26-year old star amazed fans with her sleek look and stunning make-over earlier this month, even her nails looked beautifully manicured. It has now been revealed, however, that the make-over was not cheap, at all. Kelly Osbourne has been said to have spent an astonishing £5000 on the make-over for the Emmy awards earlier [...]
The Salon International trade show on 15-17 October is already going to be hugely popular with most beauty experts, including those who have just completed nail courses and are looking into new ways to further their career and develop their skills. The event will host a huge range of exhibitors, including Vidal [...]