August 1, 1999
From the beginning, home salon owner Kim Barratt has not only had the enthusiasm and talent necessary to become a successful home salon owner; but the dedication to share all she’s learned with nail students.
Matsushita says it’s study and practice that got her where she is—in this case, that’s doing the nails on our cover model.
After a hectic day on the trade show floor, what better place to go than the spa? And what better spa to go to in Chicago than Kiva?
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.
Remembering Vicki Peters51 photos
Succulent Scrubs8 photos
The sidewall is the skin on either side of the nail plate, also known as the lateral nail fold, acts as a barrier against bacteria, fungi, and...
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
Featured Products & Promotions | Advertisement
How big is the U.S. nail business? $7.3 billion. What's the average service price for a manicure? Dig into our decades' deep research archives.
The U.S. Vietnamese salon industry represents more than half of all salons. VietSALON serves this market with a bi-monthly Vietnamese language print magazine and a community-oriented website.
Get a free preview issue and a Free Gift