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Last year we saw many “new” things hit the nail industry.  The year was full of new techniques and some that were reinvented.  Overall most of the new releases were focused on ease of use, service simplicity, and making the difficult easy for all skill levels.  This new trend of quick-and-easy not only applied to the professional space.  Some DIY trends even brought some interesting work-arounds like cornstarch and flour nails in place of professional dip systems.  Although not exactly safe or recommended, these cheap nail solutions are a solution to a drive to find quick and inexpensive ways to...

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Welcome to The Nail Hub Podcast powered by "NAILS Magazine," where you'll find all the business advice, motivation, and nail industry information you need to be a successful nail professional. I'm Elizabeth Morris, and thank you for joining me today.   So last time I talked about this new thing, well, it's really not new, it's been around for a couple of years, but I feel like it's gotten a lot more publicity recently, which is the cornstarch nail movement. And I also just saw someone post about using flour instead of cornstarch. And if you haven't listened to my...

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Transcript of The Nail Hub Podcast Episode 84: Welcome to the Nail Hub Podcast, powered by NAILS Magazine, where you’ll find all the business advice, motivation, and nail industry information you need to be a successful nail professional. I’m Elizabeth Morris, and thank you for joining me today.I wanted to chat about a tutorial I just posted on YouTube last week. I posted a tutorial on how to make pre-made Swarovski crystal clusters, and I did this as kind of a time-saver. The reason why I got the idea for the topic, and why I’m talking about it today on...

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Many nail technicians, after working in the industry for only a short period of time, often come to the conclusion that the key to profit, fame and success is to become an educator. Since many nail educators are seen working the booths at trade shows, providing classes to large groups, and are written about in magazines it is easy to see how so many techs decide that the next natural step to take their career to the next level is to become a teacher. The idea of making money off of paid classes, traveling, and the prestige gained from being...

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Today's podcast I wanted to go over more of the highs and obviously the lows of being a nail tech. I'm a member of a lot of Facebook groups and I try to stay as involved in the nail industry as possible and a lot of the stuff I heard about from people is they need to vent. I see ladies on Facebook posting "Hey I just need to vent to someone today. I had a client that really got me down", and I have a few friends that are also beauty salon owners as well and one of the...

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