#NailedIt: Vietnamese Nail Documentary Indiegogo Fundraiser
  • July 18, 2014
  • Kimberly Pham

#NailedIt: Vietnamese & the Nail Industry will tell the tale of how actress and humanitarian Tippi Hedren helped Vietnamese refugee women into the nail industry and follow personal stories of those whose lives were impacted.

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Keywords: industry research   Vietnamese salon industry   VietSALON  
Tragedy Strikes Baltimore Nail Salon
  • May 29, 2014
  • Kimberly Pham

Nail tech Truc Nguyen was fatally shot in her Baltimore-based salon, an innocent victim in the crossfire. You can help her famiy.

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#ABSChicago: Essie Launches Professional Gels
  • March 28, 2014
  • Kimberly Pham

Essie, best known for its tried and true polish collection, expands the Essie brand with Essie's new Professional LED Gel System.

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Keywords: America's Beauty Show   Essie  
#ABSChicago: Hand & Nail Harmony Reformulates Its Acrylic System
  • March 27, 2014
  • Kimberly Pham

Hand & Nail Harmony, the parent company for Gelish gel-polish and Morgan Taylor nail lacquer, reformulated the Hand & Nail Harmony Prohesion Nail Sculpting Powder, a faster setting product with better adhesion.

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Keywords: acrylics   America's Beauty Show   Hand & Nail Harmony   packaging   products  
The Customer Is Always Right
  • March 3, 2014
  • Kimberly Pham

Last Thursday, a customer claimed that salon employees were mocking her in Vietnamese. KTRK-TV Houston’s Pooja Lodhia reported that Lisa Pham went in for a mani/pedi at LA Nails 1 in League City,

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Sean Phan on Nail Talk Radio
  • December 30, 2013
  • Kimberly Pham

Sean Phan’s amazing 3-D nail art.Sean Phan, an educator for Odyssey Nail Systems and the manager and lead nail technician at (O-Now Couture Nails, chats with Athena Elliott and Millie Haynam about the world of nails

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Holiday Nail Art Frenzy
  • December 26, 2013
  • Kimberly Pham

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all! Here's a round-up of a few of my favorite holiday nail art designs from this season. I also added a few links to some photo and video tutorials near

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Minimizing Crime in the Salon
  • December 23, 2013
  • Kimberly Pham

It's a little difficult moving on from my last entry on the armed robbery that took a young boy's life in his parents' nail salon, and with holiday season in full-swing, it's an unfortunate reminder that

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Young Boy Killed in Nail Salon Robbery
  • November 25, 2013
  • Kimberly Pham

10-year-old Aaron Vu was shot and killed in his parents' Miami-based nail salon last Friday night, the young victim of an armed robbery caught on the salon's video security system. The salon footage, shown above, shows

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Salon Raises Funds for New Dock in Vietnam
  • November 11, 2013
  • Kimberly Pham

I took a photo of children playing near Chùa H? Pháp in Bà R?a, Vung Tào Province, on a family trip in 2006.Tuan and Cici Ngo, owners of La Bella Nail Spa in Tacoma, Wash., are

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Keywords: charity  
Year of the Horse: 2014 Lunar New Year Nail Art Contest
  • November 6, 2013
  • Kimberly Pham

CALLING ALL NAIL ARTISTS! Help us celebrate Tet, the Lunar New Year, in the Year of the Wood Horse! Top designs may be featured in the January/February 2014 issue of VietSALON Magazine and the winning nail

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A Beginners Look at Instagram
  • October 31, 2013
  • Kimberly Pham

Top row: NAILS assistant editor Brittni Rubin and me. Bottom row: NAILS senior editor Beth Livesay, marketing coordinator Amy Martin, and graphic artist Yuiko Sugino.Happy Halloween from a few of us in the office! A

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Marketing Your Nail Art for Unique Events
  • October 28, 2013
  • Kimberly Pham

I never appreciated the art of “getting ready” until I went to my first fantasy masquerade ball in Los Angeles. For the first time, I was excited to fit into an extravagant setting where cosplayers transformed

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Glamour Nails: Karaoke Captivates Clients
  • October 23, 2013
  • Kimberly Pham

Quarter Dinh’s friendly personality, singing voice, and unique business model has made himself a name in the Detroit area. Dinh, born Ðinh Kh?c Ðam, knew that the best way to succeed in the nail salon business

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Max Truc Nguyen Competes in NAILS Next Top Nail Artist
  • October 9, 2013
  • Kimberly Pham

Our sister publication, NAILS Magazine, is hosting an elimination-style online nail art competition and, with your online votes, you can help decide the fate of these nail artists and who will be crowned the "NAILS Next

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