This all-encompassing guide covers all aspects of working as a Nail Technician. The Encyclopedia of Nails clearly explains the skills, procedures and practical know-how required to train and work in this exciting industry. The Encyclopedia of Nails provides everything you need to know about nails from manicure and pedicure treatments to the latest health and safety legislation through to day-to-day life in the salon.
Suitable for everyone learning how to become a Nail Technician whatever your mode of study.
Equally useful to beauty professionals, cosmetology students, and those who want to achieve expert results at home, the practical instruction and extensive illustrations provided here demonstrate all there is to know about properly grooming the hands, nails, and feet.
Beginning with the internal structure of the feet, hands and nails, the instruction continues with the selection and proper use of nippers, cuticle scissors, softeners and creams, files, and other essential tools. The French manicure technique, application of acrylic nails and tips, using nail wraps, and emergency fixes for broken nails are all included. Also featured are spa and salon manicure and pedicure routines, foot and hand massage and reflexology techniques, and professional secrets for a perfect polish.
There are several techniques for achieving beautiful nail arts that when mastered, open the door to the nail art world. Combine them together and you can obtain striking nails that will complete your outfit. The result can be elegant, bold or just crazy, depending on the combined colors and techniques.
The book shows how to master the most common nail art techniques by using detailed step by step guides, it suggests suitable color combinations for each particular technique and it gives tips of how to combine the different techniques to more advanced techniques and manicures.
There are 26 different Nail Art Techniques described in the book and the possible combinations between them are endless. Some of the techniques can be painted in different ways and how that's done is explained in detail. Learn the basics by studying the pictures and the explanations during each step from the beginning until the resulting Nail Art.
Gone are the days of the classic French manicure - today it's all about Nail Art. In Nails, Nails, Nails!
Los Angeles–based stylist Madeline Poole presents 25 Nail Art projects in a range of fabulous looks: leopard print, plaid, stripes, stained glass, lace, glitter, and more! For budding fashionistas and beauty experts alike, this super-fun book presents professional nail-art techniques and all the important tools, plus simple instructions, step-by-step photos, and fabulous shots of the finished nails make it easy for readers to replicate the designs.
Packed with inspiration, Nails, Nails, Nails! holds the secrets to dazzling nails that will make heads turn.
How to Become a Nail Technician is the ULTIMATE resource for anyone who wants to start their own Nail Technician business or start a career in this thriving industry. Being a Nail Technician is a fantastic way of boosting your income and this guide will show you how with essential tips from industry experts.
You will learn all about the different types of career opportunities you can enjoy as a successful Nail Technician, what qualifications you need, including how and where to study to get them, and the essential skills and competencies needed to succeed. With insider tips and advice, this guide will teach you how to set up your own business as a Nail Technician, market your skills, set competitive rates and attract and retain clients.
If you're interested in the latest trends and techniques, have a creative talent and a genuine interest in working with people, then why not consider a career as a Nail Technician?
The Nail Technician Practice Exams in this book are designed to help Nail Technology Students and Graduates; Apprentices; Manicurists moving to a new state in the U.S. and those needing a refresher course in Nail Tech Theory to prepare for the written state board licensing exam. This material covers the subjects and topics that are in the board exam for each state in the U.S.
Your State Nail Technician Exam will include information from more than one curriculum. The testing companies do not reveal the exact questions on the manicurist board exam to anyone - but they do reveal the topics on the exam and all the subjects within those topics. From that information, and from more than one curriculum, we were able to develop this electronic book with over 800 questions from the topics and subjects that will be included on your state exam. The exams are all multiple choice. There is an answer key at the end of each exam chapter.
Practice Now - Work Hard – and Good Luck on your State Board!