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Nail Care

Are family members and friends always come to you to do their nails? Perhaps it's a career path worth pursuing. Professionals in a nail technician career are licensed to provide manicures, pedicures, coloring, and extensions. With all the advances in artificial nail care products and the chemistry of nails, nail technicians can now make incredibly natural-looking nails, or just the opposite -- incredibly unique and artistic creations.

If you're aspiring to a nail technician career, be sure to enroll in a program that's accredited by the National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences. Then, you can take written and practical exams to earn your nail technician license. And, career prospects are good: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nail technicians held about 60,000 jobs in 2004. Plus, nail technician employment is projected to increase 19 percent through 2018.

Polish up your skills, and you could soon be in a beauty career doing what you love.

Get Detailed Info About Specific Fields in Programs

  • Nail Academy

    Nail technicians are one of the most sought-after careers within the beauty industry. So it would only make sense to attend a nail academy that will help you get your foot (or nails) in the door and help you find a career as a successful nail technician.
  • Manicurist Jobs

    Good manicurist jobs are not hard to find in today's beauty-focused marketplace. With the right education and certification you could be on your way to a brand new career.
  • Nail Classes

    Enroll in nail classes for hands-on instruction in nail care and design.
  • Nail Tech School

    A career as a nail technician starts with nail tech school.
  • Nail Technician Salary

    Training and hard work will pay off with a steady nail technician salary.
  • Nail Certification

    Get info about nail certification degrees and certification programs in your area. Find nail certification schools that match your needs, fit your schedule, and offer financial aid.
  • Nail Technician Courses

    Learn more about careers for nail technicians and browse through nail technician schools.
  • Nail Technician License

    Explore degree and certificate programs in Nail Technician, and launch an exciting career. Find Nail Technician license schools near you that match your educational and financial needs.
  • How Do I Get a Nail License?

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    If you're committed to growing your business, set yourself apart from the competition with continuing nail education and attract well-known clients like Courtney Cox Arquette and Kirsten Dunst. Who knows? The next nail tech to the stars could be you.
  • The Perfect Pedicure and More

    As a nail technician, you've no doubt witnessed the rise of the lunchtime beauty-seeking routine or pedicures firsthand. Since your goal is to enhance the experience of all your clients, how can you be sure you've paid proper attention to the customers who only come to you for a "quickie"?
  • 7 Questions for Nail Schools

    When choosing between nail schools, there's more to factor in to your decision than the basics: location, tuition, curriculum, program length, and state board exam preparation. Here are seven questions you may not have thought to ask the nail schools you're considering.
  • Stylin' Up a Career as a Nail Tech

    Nails, cuticles, and polish: they're things you might take for granted in your daily routine, but for a significant portion of the U.S., nails are their daily routine. So how does one get a career in the nail industry, and what does it take to succeed?

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