August 1, 1999
There’s one name noticeably absent from NAILS’ 1998 Top 25 Competitors Ranking: Victoria Sozio. A veteran nail tech with over 50 competition wins to her credit, she had consistently placed on the Top 25 ranking in previous years.
That’s because Essie Weingarten, president and CEO of Essie Cosmetics, has elevated the naming of polish colors to an art form.
Why are nail fashion trends being set by retail companies and consumer beauty editors instead of professional manufacturers and nail technicians?
July 1, 1999
Her geological expeditions have included a field trip to California’s Mono Lake and to Death Valley.
Over luxurious manicures and pedicures we talked about how implementing the concepts of The Edge Program is already having positive effects on the salon’s business.
While some may think the glamour of Hollywood is artificial, Jessica Vartoughian knows her celebrity clients are 100% au naturale when it comes to their nails.
To see the work of an award-winning nail technician, just take a look at NAILS' cover this month. It's the handiwork of 1998 Nail Technician of the Year Athena Elliott.
June 1, 1999
“Bad education is as detrimental as no education,” says Dianne D’Agnolo, this month’s cover tech.
Since there is no certain way to know how many competitors are in each competition or whether they’re ranked competitors, we can’t award bonus points based on whether a competition is crowded with the top people.
Opened this January by Rosemary Weiner, The Brass Rose Spa & Salon houses manicure stations with localized running water, hospital-grade autoclaves, and a negative-pressure nail enhancement room.
Remembering Vicki Peters51 photos
Succulent Scrubs8 photos
Also a five-star educator, Frost was the company’s #1 educator for 1999. Her commitment to the team never wavers. “She constantly has...
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