Nail Technology / Nail Specialty

A Nail Tech Program as Creative and Committed as You Are

Is the beauty world calling your name? Do you have a creative side waiting to be unleashed? Our Nail Technology school could be for you!

Nail salons in New York City are continuing to pop up! What’s stopping you from starting yours? If you have a passion for nail art and want to find a way to unleash your creativity in a way that’s outside the traditional nine to five job, consider American Beauty School’s Nail Technology school! 

As a nail technician, you can be in control of your schedule. And a great first step is to find the Nail Technology program that fits your goals.

Located in the Bronx, American Beauty School (ABS) is your local beauty school campus! We have served students from the Bronx, Westchester, Queens, and Yonkers and welcome any students who want to attend ABS and achieve all their beauty goals.

What You Can Learn:

  • History
  • Anatomy and physiology of the nail, hand, arm, foot, and leg
  • Basics of chemistry and electricity
  • Nail structure, shape, and growth
  • Safety, awareness, control, and sanitation
  • Manicuring for men and women
  • Types of massages for the arm, hand, foot, and leg
  • Pedicuring
  • Tip application, design, and removal
  • UV and LED gel, liquid, and powder application
  • Nail art

But it doesn’t stop there! American Beauty School is committed to not only assist students in developing nail tech skills but also life and business skills that can launch them to a potentially rewarding and successful career, including:

  • Communicating for success
  • Client consultations
  • Career opportunities
  • Seeking a job
  • Marketing yourself and your services
  • Salon business practices

Beyond the Salon

There are some fun opportunities for nail technicians out of the salon. Check these out:

  • Celebrity nail artist
  • Runway nail artist
  • Freelance nail tech for photoshoots or videoshoots
  • On-site service nail tech for events, individuals, or stores
  • Beauty blogger
  • Nail Instructor
  • And much more 


Learn How to Get Started Today

Stay Local

Located in the Bronx area of New York, our school is home to students with a quick and convenient commute. Our campus is designed to give our students a place that feels a little like home. Contact us today for a tour!

Get Focused

Our curriculum was created to keep you in mind. Don’t worry about those time-consuming general classes you have to take at a traditional college. Take the next steps to learn how to get in our nail technology program, learn a wide range of skills so you can be a well-rounded nail technician, and then step into the beauty world ready to pursue your goals.

Build Your Name

Get ready to learn more than just nail tech skills! Marketing techniques are so important especially in today’s social media era. Learn how to market yourself and share your work with the world as part of our nail tech program, so you can get your name and reputation out there. 

Licensing Requirements

The practice of “nail specialty” means providing services for a fee or any consideration or exchange to cut, shape or to enhance the appearance of the nails of the hands or feet. Nail specialty includes the application and removal of sculptured or artificial nails.

American Beauty School’s Nail Technology course is a New York state approved course with 250 hours until completion. While in school, our licensed nail instructors can prepare you to sit for the state board in a convenient Bronx location.

You Can Do This!

Don’t put off chasing your dreams. Start now and get ready for an exciting new journey! With the help of our admissions office, you can feel excited and prepared to start your program.

Contact our Admissions Office today to learn all about our schedules and current languages offered as well as answers to any questions you might have.

If you are ready to take the first step, we are here for you! Don’t know where to start? We can help with that too. Contact us today to get in touch with one of our helpful staff members!

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