April 28, 2015
Take a Bow: Raised in South Texas, Ruben Eduard was just 4 years old when he picked up his first stringed instrument. By the time he was a freshman in high school, he was playing viola professionally for a local symphony orchestra.
April 27, 2015
Essie names Rebecca Minkoff the brand's Global Color Designer.
April 23, 2015
A book with an edgy, pop culture-infused view on how personality is expressed through color is the reason this LA salon exists today.
April 22, 2015
The mantra at Bliss Nail Spa is centered around three R’s: relationships, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Owner Linda Duong places high importance on relationships with her customers and says the experience in her salon should feel like “catching up with old girlfriends.”
April 21, 2015
Successfully learn to identify all the parts in your J&A spa pedicure chair.
Save money by changing the slider piston on your Toepia GX pedicure spa by yourself.
Save money by learning how you can repair the remote control for your Lenox Petra RMX.
April 13, 2015
If you’re not in the habit of annually cleaning your salon, you should add it to the list of what it takes to be a successful salon owner. Below we’ve listed tips and techniques, plus advice from owners and techs who make it routine to clean their salons and workstations yearly.
March 31, 2015
Google defines hipster as, “a person who follows the latest trends and fashions, especially those regarded as being outside the cultural mainstream.”
Modern manicure studio Paintbox offers more than curated nail art to their clients; they also produce a highly editorial blog that’s updated weekly.
March 26, 2015
The beauty industry united on Saturday, March 21, to celebrate the legacy of a man who revolutionized the business of beauty education. The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation (BCL) posthumously honored Leo Passage; founder of Pivot Point International, Inc. Passage’s wife Lenie, and son Robert accepted the award on behalf of Leo.
March 25, 2015
Repo Gal: “I’ve had people pull guns on me, had angry folks yell and run after me as I drive away, had nasty notes left on my desk, and even received threatening text messages,” says nail tech and car repossession agent Brandi Melvin.
March 18, 2015
Custom bedazzled Beats By Dre headphones and iPads at each customer’s disposal are just two examples of how House of Polish in Beverly Hills, Calif., is sparing no expense to be as trendy as its zip code.
March 6, 2015
NAILS editor Hannah Lee shares her memories of industry icon Vicki Peters.
February 26, 2015
Jessica Vartoughian was honored with the Japan Nail Association’s Certificate of Gratitude in November for her outstanding contributions to the Japanese nail industry.
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