The Salon Life

A Professional Nail Technician's guide on how to make a living as a Nail Tech

Ask Me Anything!

Have a technical issue that’s driving you crazy?

I’m here to help! Shoot me a quick email to let me know what you would need help with.

If you’d like we can arrange 1-on-1 consultations* (over the phone), you can also send me a video of you working so I can troubleshoot.

*one hour session is $50 (Canadian Dollars) and it’s due upon booking.

Thanks! Message sent.


Anna Renata is a world-renowned nail technician, international educator, and competition winner. A 22-year veteran of the nail industry, Anna has been featured and published in an array of magazines (Beauty Cosmedica, Nailpro, Scratch, and Nails Magazine—to name a few). In addition to working with her clients at Polished, Oakville, Ontario, Canada,  Anna works closely with top industry “movers and shakers” in a tireless quest of raising industry standards. She is also a huge fan of science and chemistry behind beauty products.