The health and beauty of your nails does not rest solely in the hands of your nail tech – after all, they are your nails. So, before you get nailed, don't be afraid to do your research to ensure your gel nail polish manicure will be delivered with quality and care and remember…
Hey OPI nail pros! Today I want to get back to the basics and talk about common client issues and easy fixes. Even though you might know these tips already, it’s always good practice to get refreshers to keep learning and evolving as an artist. Remember – having a strong, basic foundation will impress your clients with lasting results and keep them coming back for more!
Issue - You have a client who is a gel user, which is great for Fall and Winter, and colder climates, but typically has dry cuticles.
Quite often I have conversations with new clients and even a couple of friends about how they don't think they can rock nail art because their nail beds are short. I am quick to let them know that nail art can be for them too!
Did you make a resolution to build your business as a nail tech in 2017, or simply want to better yourself as a nail professional? We're sharing valuable tips straight from OPI Pros that include social media, education, patience and more. Read below and share your own tips in the comments!
"Social media is a business building tool"
Hey Nail Pros - we have some exciting news! We’ve improved our OPI Infinite Shine Long-Wear Lacquer System formulas with ProStay Technology to add one more day of the long-lasting wear you already know and love. Read on to find out more about OPI Infinite Shine and our new ProStay Technology.
Since the 1920s, there have been slight innovations in nail polish improving wearability, coverage, consistency, and overall performance. However, in recent years, nail polish has seen a new evolution with the introduction of gel polish that cures under an LED light to the most recent “hybrid” systems that dry or “cures” in normal.
As pros, it's always very important for us not only to think about healthy ways to service our clients, but healthy precautions that we can take as nail techs to both ensure our safety and the safety of our clients, and our longevity in this amazing business of ours. Below are some precautionary tips to make sure we're following on a daily basis:
Hey Salon Pros - if you’re looking for a way to earn an extra $5,000/year, try converting 10 of your lacquer users to GelColor loyalists!
Creating straight lines with a steady hand can be a challenge, even for the most experienced and skilled nail pro. But we’ve got some pro tips to help you perfect your nail art lines when using OPI Infinite Shine and OPI GelColor. Line it up!
Perfecting Lines with Infinite Shine
Be sure to wipe off any excess lacquer on the brush step to avoid the lacquer running down into your brush and onto your design.
Over the past few years, social media has become a major platform and source of inspiration for the nail industry - both for consumers and professionals. We've come to the point where we, as nail artists, can use platforms like Tumblr, Instagram and Pinterest to promote our services and creativity to current and potential customers, as well as connect with like-minded brands and other nail techs. We spoke with UK-based nail tech Sophie Harris-Greenslade a.k.a.