October 1, 2001
We always like to learn about the nail industry in foreign countries. Unfortunately we are not always lucky enough to travel to distant lands. When we found out one of our writers was going on vacation in Germany we assigned her the “difficult” task of going to a spa to do some investigating. Turns out it wasn’t so difficult
September 1, 2001
Nailz Hand and Foot Spa is about more than just nail services. This cozy salon located in the mountains of Cashiers, N.C., offers clients a welcome retreat — and plenty of retail products to choose from—where they can get away from it all.
Even though I speak very few Japanese words, I managed to communicate that I wanted to get my nails done while in Tokyo.
15 years ago, Supply Source's Michael Bannett started his business out of the trunk of his Honda Civic.
August 1, 2001
The photograph on the cover of this magazine is the culmination of the efforts of so many people and so much time, you’d be flabbergasted. Here's a look behind the scenes.
After rejecting numerous names for his new lava stone for pedicures -- including "The Pet Rock" and "Chia Rock" -- Tony Cuccio settled on The Earth Stone Lava Pumice.
July 1, 2001
This month’s cover was truly a team effort of Salina Rush and Dianne D'Agnolo.
NAILS picks up an industry award for best trade magazine.
Tamika Hardy was working as a nail tech in her native Philadelphia when she noticed that her businesswomen clients were always looking at their watches during their manicures
Attending the Chicago Midwest Beauty Show in Rosemont was the perfect opportunity to catch up with my aunt and my cousins in nearby Palatine — and check out the nail scene as well.
Somewhat hidden in Downtown Brooklyn, there is a culinary explosion happening—in a nail salon of all places. Erika Kirkland has combined her love of all things beauty, her grandmother’s cooking, and her marketing know-how to make a name for herself and her salon.
June 1, 2001
“We need a new name,” co-sponsor Larry Gaynor said, “and next year we need an even bigger show.”
Privacy and atmosphere are everything at family-owned Aroma-Listic Day Spa & Salon in Agoura Hills, Calif., which prides itself on its custom-blended services that are guaranteed to relax and pamper.
Remembering Vicki Peters51 photos
Succulent Scrubs8 photos
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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?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
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