June 1, 2003
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
NAILS wouldn’t be celebrating its 20th anniversary if it weren’t for the support of many manufacturers in our industry. To help us celebrate this landmark, we talked to the top brass at several companies that have been around from our very beginning.
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
Business is up. Business is down. The nail industry has had its share of stories over the last 20 years. Who better to tell them than a few veterans?
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.
February 1, 2003
Orly's rubberized cap gets innovation nod from Global Cosmetic Industries editors.
A.I.I. Partner Sales Incentive Program Photos18 photos
On the Road with Hannah Lee34 photos
OPI was founded in 1981 by President/CEO George Schaeffer, who immigrated to the U.S.
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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