July 1, 2003
Traveling the world with her husband searching out new products and initiating long-lasting customer and vendor relationships was Ann Spilo’s forté.
Whether she’s creating nail art for salon clients or murals for homeowners, her incredible eye for detail ensures remarkable work.
June 1, 2003
Some nail techs are reluctant, apparently, to compete at all because they feel they have no chance if the top competitors are participating.
Last month we talked to three manufacturers who have been around for the last two decades. This month, three more manufacturers give us their take on how the industry has change and where it is headed.
While Star Nail president is out in the field, several key women on his staff help the company grow one of the largest nail manufacturers in the world. Here's a little behind the scenes look at them.
Instead of producing waste, Kupa is now a recycler.
After 16 years in the nail business, Anna Maria Paty finally set up her own shop. The opening of The Perfect 10 Spa in Indiana Harbour Beach, Fla., was the result of perfect timing.
May 1, 2003
After a stint managing a salon in Boston, Sallyanne Austine decided to return to her native Nantucket, Mass., to open her own salon, where she’s now known as The Nail Lady.
March 1, 2003
We have been “re-imagining” an awards program that will become the pinnacle of achievement for nail technicians.
This Irish salon is a thriving and state of the art.
February 1, 2003
The original goal of NAILS is still true today.
The pool of available competitions shrunk, making it more difficult for both veteran and novice competitors to exercise their skills and earn points. Yet while the opportunities to participate may have diminished, determined techs kept the competitive spirit alive.
Full of antique stores and historic old buildings, walking through the streets of Old Towne Orange is like taking a step back in time. You would never even know that a dreadful California freeway looms just a short distance away.
For this month’s cover, we asked Danny Haile to recreate the long, red nails from yesteryear.And we challenged him to put his own modern spin on the look.
On the Road with Hannah Lee34 photos
This Season's Hottest Nail Art Products38 photos
Any mechanical device, brush-on liquid, or spray used to quickly dry nail polish.
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
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