July 1, 2003
Naoko, who has been doing nails for eight years, learned how to run a nail business during her three years as a manager at a Tokyo nail salon.
Traveling the world with her husband searching out new products and initiating long-lasting customer and vendor relationships was Ann Spilo’s forté.
Whether she’s creating nail art for salon clients or murals for homeowners, her incredible eye for detail ensures remarkable work.
June 1, 2003
Some nail techs are reluctant, apparently, to compete at all because they feel they have no chance if the top competitors are participating.
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.
Kym Lee, a Look Back in Pictures14 photos
InternatioNAILS: Mexico and Central America20 photos
Competition products usually refer to an acrylic system designed to be used in competition, generally a fast-setting products with pink and white...
What are reasonable terms for a non-compete contract?
How do I announce to my clients that I will be moving to a new salon?
The new products I’m using are adding time to each appointment. How do I adjust my schedule?
Why isn’t my Gelish application curing properly?
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
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