Justin Bieber Launches His Own Polish Line, Seriously.
  • October 12, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

 Nicole by OPI (the line named after OPI founder George Schaeffer’s daughter) has signed a deal with teen heartthrob Justin Bieber. The six-color collection, titled One Less Lonely Girl, will include glitters and bright primary colors.

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   products  
On My Mind: The Recession Is Over (Sort Of)
  • October 11, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Like most of you I got a little tired of hearing about the recession so I stopped writing about it for a while, but because of a recent report it’s back on a lot of people’s

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Keywords: Business   Hannah Lee   On My Mind  
Young Nails' Unofficial Mascot Has His Own Shirt
  • October 11, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Meet the newest member of the Young Nails family: Wilbur, Habib Salo’s 5-month-old French bulldog. Apparently after posting his picture on the Young Nails Facebook page a few months ago, he now has his own avid

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Keywords: Hannah Lee  
Texas State Board Joins Facebook, Twitter
  • October 7, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Nothing speaks to the power of social media more than this: a state board is now using Facebook and Twitter to communicate with licensees. The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) joined two online social

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Keywords: legislation   social media  
Dashing Diva Offers Social Networking Tips for Salons
  • October 6, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

I get Dashing Diva’s monthly e-mail newsletter, Diva Dialogue, and it’s always got some good business tips, interesting fashion trends, and helpful technical and product info.  This month there was a good social networking piece that

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Keywords: Business   Hannah Lee   social media  
Nail Notebook: Assignment #3
  • October 5, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

How did you do on the last assignment? Is the notebook starting to come to life? This week we are going to use the photos that you took for part two of the assignment. Some of

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Keywords: clients   Holly Schippers   Nail Notebook  
Beauty Industry Takes Stand Against Domestic Abuse
  • October 4, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Cut It Out has been hailed from coast-to-coast as an innovative solution to a chronic and difficult problem: raising awareness on the epidemic of domestic abuse and helping victims receive the resources they need. Now entering its

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Keywords: salon safety  
Win Tweezerman Beauty Tools!
  • October 1, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

This October, in honor of the company’s 30th Anniversary, Tweezerman Professional will choose five lucky winners to receive a free gift of specially selected, top-of-the-line Tweezerman Professional Tools worth $100. Share your favorite Tweezerman beauty tool

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Man Sues Nail Salon for Gender Discrimination
  • September 30, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Many of us, myself included, were in an uproar over the recent case of a Georgia woman being charged more for a pedicure because, according to the salon, the client was overweight and so could potentially

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Keywords: clients   legislation   salon services  
London Nailympics A Big Success
  • September 28, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

The London Nailympics was a big success this year. On September 19-20, some of the best nail artists in the world gathered to take part in the 6th annual London Nailympics contest at the Olympia Beauty

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Keywords: nail art   tradeshows  
25 Years of Attitude
  • September 28, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

In 1985, Anne Taintor glued the words “intellectuals gone bad” onto a vintage magazine ad featuring two proper and glamorous women. It should perhaps come as no surprise to women in the beauty industry, where wit

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Keywords: products  
Good Nail Day
  • September 24, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

For Las Vegas-based Melissa Osburn, every day brings with it the promise of a new and exciting challenge — the challenge of creating a new nail design to showcase on her blog The Daily Nail. Osburn’s

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Keywords: nail art   tradeshows  
CA Botana Donates Products to Angel Faces Charity
  • September 23, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

As an ongoing initiative to help adolescent girls with facial disfigurements, CA Botana donated products from their Doctor D. Schwab, Sea Enzyme, and Ambrosia Aromatherapy lines to the seventh annual Angel Faces Retreat in Encinitas, Calif.,

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Keywords: health  
On My Mind: Grades Are Important
  • September 23, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Some states, like North Carolina, require salons to post their inspection scores where consumers can see them. While I’m not necessarily a proponent of more rules and regulations for the nail industry, I do believe that

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Keywords: California   clients   Hannah Lee   health   legislation  
Study Finds No Increased Cancer Risk for Nail Techs
  • September 22, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Last month, scientists at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) released findings from the largest epidemiologic study of licensed California cosmetologists and nail techs. Despite the workers’ ongoing exposure to chemicals in the workplace, the

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Keywords: health  

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