In this ever changing world of nails, there are many ways to create great works of art and generate cash flow doing something that you love.
You can work in spas, full service salons, booth rent or own your own business. You can become a manufacturers educator or be a freelance nail stylist to the stars!
Another way to generate income while staying within our field is being offered by Liz Morris from The Nail Hub.
Liz is a licensed nail technician, educator for Akzentz and Liz is the distributor of Akzentz products for AZ, CO, NM, NV, UT.
Akzentz is a Canadian company that was founded in 1989, so they have plenty of history and for the last 27 years, their goal has been to provide nail technicians with the products, tools and support to excel in the professional beauty industry.
Liz and I at a show.
If you have ever met Elizabeth, you know her intense passion for elevating our industry. She believes deeply in proper training, and use of professional products. She also believes that as nail techs, we need to be good business people as well. She teaches business classes along side her work with Akzentz. She gave us a great business based Facebook Page to help us with the business of nails as well. You can find it at https://www.facebook.com/groups/SalonOwnersUnited/
Her territory as a Akzentz authorized distributor is large and as such she is looking for regional distributors to help get professional products out to professional people.
Elizabeth’s partial mission statement is as follows
…to help educate nail techs of all ages and skill levels in a effort to create a more successful generation of nail techs’ and to elevate the industry as a whole.
Recently, Liz welcomed Amanda Bowen-Trujillo to her team for Nevada. She is based out of Las Vegas and is very excited to be a resource for not only products but also support with anything you or your salon might need.
So, if you are of like mind and if you are interested in joining The Nail Hub team as a regional distributor, contact Liz at firstname.lastname@example.org
The other day, I got a lovely bit of “Nail Mail” from my friends at Akzentz. It contained the new Luxio fall colors in the convenient mini sizes! Such a great way to try all the new colors! The collection is called “Secrets Series” for 2016
Today I finally got to try them. I did a simple statement nail with “Conceal” as the base color and added “Incognito” on top of the uncured base color to swirl together. Then I added foil in dark green to add some contrast.
The rest of the nails were top coated with Matte Top Coat and on the pinkie I did a simple stripping of regular Gel Top Coat to add even more dimension!
Luxio is a soak off gel polish with a easy to use consistency and beautiful color options. You can find out more at www.akzentz.com
Thank you Akzentz for sharing with me. I love these colors and the ease of use with Luxio!
I had to amazing opportunity to be a model for the super talented Russian nail artist Tanya. She HAND PAINTED this gorgeous lion on my finger nail for me during the class. This was done on July 22, 2016. This was all done with Akzentz Luxio line!Tayna really likes the consistency of the gel for doing intricate art such as my Lion! It does blend beautifully and as I have said, with gel, if you don’t like it, wipe it off and start again!
When when I got home I added a crown to my beautiful Lion!
I simply couldn’t let go of this beauty when it came time to do my nails again, so I added more Swarovksi® crystals to be able to wear her longer!