Top 10 Ways to Get Brides Into Your Salon
  • March 31, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Jacqueline Oliphant, a freelance manicurist, makeup artist, cosmetologist, barber, and contributing author for Milady’s Standard Nail Technology, shares her “top 10” for how to get more brides in your salon. Summer wedding season will be here

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Keywords: clients   nail art   salon services   social media  
Beauty for Good: Join the Hello Gorgeous! Team
  • March 31, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Hello Gorgeous! of Hope is a non-profit organization that gives free services to cancer patients and survivors. Started in South Bend, Ind., in 2006 by Kim and Michael Becker, it gives women going through chemotherapy treatment

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Keywords: Beauty for Good  
Ask an Editor: How Can I Do the Nails for a Cover of NAILS Magazine?
  • March 30, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Hi guys. Once a week, I’m going to answer a frequently asked question (FAQ) about NAILS Magazine. This way, I will have a place to refer other readers when they ask the same question and hopefully

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Keywords: Ask an Editor   Hannah Lee   Q&A   techniques  
Product Spotlight: Premium Nails’ Drop N Go
  • March 29, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Brand new in nail drying comes Premium Nails’ Drop N Go. These quick-drying polish drops dry polish to the touch in as little as 45 seconds and will have them completely dry and tap-ready in four

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Keywords: products  
White and Red Shatter Debut for French Open!
  • March 25, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Serena Williams Serves Up Four New Shades for OPI’s Glam Slam! CollectionOPI is capturing Serena Williams’ winning spirit with four new additions to the Glam Slam! Collection, including two new shades of the Shatter lacquer –

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Keywords: products  
Picking Out Royal Wedding Colors
  • March 23, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I bet Prince William and Kate Middleton are happily counting down the days to their April 29 nuptials. Did you and your clients invitations to the wedding somehow get lost in the mail? Well, at least

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Keywords: products  
ABS 2011: Shellac & Fashion Fusion Runway Show
  • March 22, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

"Nails have never been hotter," said CND's Jan Arnold to me backstage at the first-ever Shellac & Fashion Fusion runway show. In our midst, models were multitasking with having their hair done, getting final make-up touches,

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Keywords: nail art   tradeshows  
ABS 2011: Congrats, Stars Competition Winner Michelle Sproat
  • March 21, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Congratulations to Michelle Sproat (left, with me) of Inspirations Salon, Kingsville, Ontario, Canada, for winning the 2011 Stars Photo Contest in the nails category. The competition let nail professionals show the world their creativity by designing and photographing

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Keywords: nail art   techniques   tradeshows  
ABS 2011: Congrats, Kupa Winners!
  • March 21, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

The team at Kupa Inc. have been extremely busy these past few weeks. They attended back-to-back tradeshows, first IBS New York, then ABS in Chicago (where I ran into them), and now several of the team members are

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Keywords: On The Road   products   tradeshows  
ABS 2011: Eliminer Callus Removal System
  • March 16, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Many states won't let nail salons use credo blades on clients (they can be dangerous, as you can accidentally cut clients' skin with them), but here's a callus removal alternative that uses a disposable RotoFile Caps

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Keywords: health   products   salon safety   tradeshows  
ABS 2011: Gulfstream's Portable Pedicure Spa
  • March 16, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

America's Beauty Show 2011 ended Monday afternoon, but we're going to continue sharing some of the new product launches from the show throughout the week. There were a lot of exciting new nail products!Pedi spa manufacturer

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Keywords: health   products   salon safety   tradeshows  
Tweezerman’s Philanthropic Initiatives Keep Giving and Giving …
  • March 16, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Since its inception, Tweezerman has maintained an essential Second Bottom Line program that shares profits with those in need. 2010 marked Tweezerman’s 30th anniversary and its ongoing dedication to numerous humanitarian, environmental, community, and charitable organizations. As

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ABS 2011: Steam, Not Foot Soak, for this Pedicure Spa
  • March 13, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

The Nail Superstore has released an ingenious pedicure spa. The Red Dragon Turbo Sauna Pedicure uses a cup of water to create a pore-opening steam -- no plumbing or tedious spa cleaning involved. The client simply

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Keywords: products   salon services   techniques   tradeshows  
ABS 2011: Minx Tips & Tricks
  • March 13, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

NAILS FingernailFixer blogger Holly Schippers (right) needed some advice on how to get Minx Nail Coatings to work for her (especially on how to mold them to fit her curved nails) and was able to get

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Keywords: nail art   tradeshows  
ABS 2011: CND Googly Eyes
  • March 13, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

While getting Shellacked at America's Beauty Show, I ran into CND's Jan Arnold. I always love seeing her, for many reasons, one of which is because I love to see what she's wearing. She's always has

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Keywords: nail art   tradeshows  

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