July 1, 1999
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.
You never know where connections might lead. In the case of Athena Elliott, a nail technician at The Upper Hand in Houston, they led to the home of heavyweight boxer Evander Holyfield.
May 1, 1999
After an automobile accident left her partially paralyzed, Sandy Wankier left a sales and marketing job for a more creative profession—nails.
A hand model client doesn't un-nerve nail tech.
This Season's Hottest Nail Art Products38 photos
Remembering Vicki Peters51 photos
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