Take Care of Your Most Valuable Resources
  • July 26, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

I receive an e-newsletter periodically from the National Association of Eco-Friendly Salons & Spas. Usually it contains interesting ideas for greening your salon, but in the latest edition founder Tamara Jercha talked about how look after

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Keywords: Business  
Would You Wear This?
  • July 16, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

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Keywords: products  
Iowa Requires Sterilization for Cuticle Nippers
  • July 15, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Earlier this year, Iowa mandated the autoclaving of certain implements in the salon. As of March, cuticle nippers (along with tweezers and comedone extractors) must be sterilized by steam, dry heat, or other sterilization equipment.  The

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Keywords: health   legislation   salon safety  
Lindsay Lohan Tells Judge How She Really Feels...On Her Nails
  • July 8, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Lindsay Lohan...blah...blah...blah...I'm sure you're all as tired as I am hearing about her. But then I start seeing all over the Internet and news outlets how she was sending a "subliminal" message to the judge...on her

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Keywords: Hannah Lee  
Good Morning America Goes the Scare Tactic Route
  • June 30, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Well, we’ve got another scare tactic story in the national media on our hands. And this time I’m not up in arms about the story not having its facts straight. Rather, the story of a woman

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Keywords: clients   Hannah Lee   health  
Cosmoprof Eurasia
  • June 29, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Reports coming in from Beauty Eurasia Cosmoprof in Istanbul, Turkey, show it was a successful show this year. With more than 20,000 visitors (up 15% from last year), attendees came from more than 80 countries including

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Keywords: tradeshows  
NAILS Wins Again!
  • June 28, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Last month, NAILS was honored to win another Maggie Award from the Western Publications Association. This year we won for Best How-To Article/Trade for March 2009's "The Nitty Gritty Guide to Marketing Your Salon." This year's win brings

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Keywords: Hannah Lee  
Jealous of My Gelish?
  • June 24, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Hand & Nail Harmony (the makers of Gelish) founder Danny Haile (second from right) visited the NAILS office with nail techs Yuki Morooka and Mie Asada. I’m showing off my sparkly red Gelish manicure.Gelish applies like

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Keywords: products   salon services   techniques   tradeshows  
Who Made You a Diva?
  • June 22, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Take credit where it’s due, by hinting to your clients that they enter the Dashing Diva “Who Made You a Diva?” Sweepstakes and nominate YOUR salon as their favorite nail salon/spa. The sweepstakes runs through July

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Vicki Peters E-File Certification Class
  • June 22, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Renowned nail educator Vicki Peters is hosting a one-day class on e-filing that techs can take to receive a certificate stating they are educated on e-file safety and technique. The instructors are Simmy Bredal-Bell, TeamVicki Director

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Keywords: salon safety   techniques  
Show Us Your Beautiful Face — And Win!
  • June 22, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

You have until July 12, 2010, to enter NAILS’ Self-Portrait Contest. All you have to do is paint a miniature portrait of yourself on a nail tip and you could win $100 from NAILS. (Click here to

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Keywords: nail art  
Call for Entries: Nail Contest for Aussie, NZ Nail Techs
  • June 18, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Attention Australian and New Zealand nail techs: it’s your time to shine in an online nail competition just for nail techs Down Under.Hosted by the Aussie Nail Tips Forum, the competition is to create French-style salon

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Keywords: nail art  
"Outrageous Nails" on iVillage
  • June 17, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

iVillage Beauty & Style network recently posted a gallery called "The Most Outrageous Nails." They found some of the nails on our very own Nail Art Gallery, but some are new to us as well. Hadiyah

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   nail art  
OPI Gives Back with Computers, Scholarships, Traffic Light
  • June 16, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

About 700 people (including OPI employees and their children) were present yesterday as George Schaeffer, surrounded by new Dell desktops, announced the company’s computer and scholarship winners. OPI created a festive atmosphere for the occasion, with popcorn,

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Keywords: On The Road  
Students Honored at Empire’s Future Professionals Expo
  • June 14, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

 The judges of Empire’s nail competition were Trang Nguygen, Jan Arnold, Jan Zanettini, Catherine Wong, and Maggie Mulhern. Nail competition winner Tiffany Manning poses with celebrity stylist Nick Arrojo (left) and Mike Bouman, Empire Education Group’s president

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Keywords: tradeshows  

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