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  
Win a Set of Nails by Viv, Cat, and Gina
  • September 22, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Nail art superstars Viv Simmonds and Catherine Wong will be back in the U.S. in November — this time offering a “Couture Nail” class, with a designer nail giveaway. Along with special guest Gina Silvestro, Simmonds and

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Keywords: nail art  
Continental School of Beauty Nail Art Competition Winner
  • September 21, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

It’s always heartening to see the enthusiasm of recent nail school graduates. One recent graduate of the Continental School of Beauty had an extra reason to be enthusiastic. Recent graduate Leticia Gonzalez writes, “I graduated on July 14.

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Keywords: nail art   techniques  
Nail Notebook: Assignment #2
  • September 21, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Welcome to assignment #2 in the creation of your Nail Notebook! How did your cover turn out? Did you have fun exercising your creative muscles outside of nails? I have seen pictures of some amazing covers

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Keywords: Business   clients   Holly Schippers   Nail Notebook  
Fimo Cane Artists Get Recognition
  • September 20, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

For the second year in a row, Louise Callaway has won first prize in the annual Fimo Nail Art Contest, sponsored by C. A. Therien Polymer Clay Arts and NAILS. The contest was held from June

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Keywords: nail art  
Nubar Cosmetics Wants You
  • September 16, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Nubar Cosmetics, an eco-friendly professional nail products manufacturer, is looking for highly motivated and qualified demonstration nail techs and nail artists to demonstrate Nubar products at ISSE in Long Beach, Calif., IBS Las Vegas, and the

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Keywords: techniques   tradeshows  
Jason Wu Tries His Hand at Nail Polish
  • September 15, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

New York Fashion Week is in full swing, and fashion designer Jason Wu and CND have announced a limited-edition Jason Wu Collection of polishes — CND’s first designer partnership and Wu’s first foray into nail products.

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Keywords: products  
2010 Fall Polish Preview Flipbook
  • September 15, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Nothing quite rings in the fall season like the toll of school bells indicating that class is back in session. So pull out your trusty highlighter and be sure to take notes during this ­lesson on

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Trend Watch
  • September 14, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

For all of you observant NAILS Magazine fans out there, you may have noticed a newly renamed short column in our October issue: “Trend Watch.” On page 68 (within the Style section), Trend Watch came out

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Keywords: nail art  
Monaco Hosts World Nail Championship
  • September 13, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

[left to right] Annemarie Moser Pröll presented the trophies to second-place winner Sabrina Siebert, first-place winner Emese Koppányi, and third-place winner Éva Darabos.  These nails earned Emese Koppányi the top spot.The European Nail Association invited the most

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Keywords: tradeshows  
Katy Perry Twitters Her Love on Her Nails
  • September 13, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Pop star Katy Perry attended last night's MTV Video Music Awards without her fiance actor Russell Brand. However, as you can see in this picture she posted on Twitter, he wasn't too far from her heart...or

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   social media  

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