Around the World in Three Pedicures
  • August 13, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

With the release of Eat, Pray, Love today — the movie adaptation of the memoir of the same name, in which a newly divorced Elizabeth Gilbert travels through Italy, India, and Indonesia on a journey of

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Keywords: products   salon services  
Tune In to Nail Talk Radio
  • August 4, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Nail Talk Radio can now be heard on Internet radio at www.blogtalkradio/nailtalkradio every Monday at 7 p.m. PST, 9 p.m. CST, and 10 p.m. EST. Hosted by Athena Elliott, a certified Medical Nail Technician and a

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Sally Beauty Recognizes “Partners in Progress”
  • August 3, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

In a year when the financial slogan seemed to be “flat is the new up,” Sally Beauty Supply has a lot to be proud of. Its same-store-sales are up, both its professional and retail business is

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Keywords: Business   products   tradeshows  
Surf’s up with Orly!
  • August 2, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Orly recently partnered with the popular surf brand Roxy for an event where they let attendees have free bikini fittings while manicurists complemented the suits with matching Orly polish colors. The events were held at Roxy

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NSI Nail Art Competition Winners
  • July 30, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Intricate floral stiletto nails won the NSI Free-hand Nail Art Competition, an online photo competition that invited nail techs from around the globe to use NSI acrylic or gel to create nail art designs. Congratulations to

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Keywords: nail art  
What Well-Off Women Want
  • July 30, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

I just discovered a New Zealand-based salon consultant named Maxim Titter (www.fishonaplate.com). When she had a salon, she came to the conclusion that her best clients were generally in their 40s plus. They were highly skilled,

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Keywords: Business  
Meet Two Nail Bloggers
  • July 29, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

We’re still catching up from Cosmoprof in Las Vegas and we’ll be posting more info on all the new products and happenings soon, but I wanted to share a quick photo.  This is Melissa Osburn and

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   nail art   tradeshows  
Get Buzz for Your Product Line
  • July 26, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Lots of nail techs have created their own product lines and if you’re one of them, then The Spa Buzz has an opportunity for you to get your brand in front of beauty decision-makers at one

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Keywords: Business   products  
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  

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