May 1, 2014
A nail technician who went from working in his family-owned salon to styling nails for celebrities, Adam Tran shares his 10 tips for becoming a successful beauty professional.
April 26, 2014
Healing Hands: Wendy Causey, a nail tech at Vivify Hair and Nails Studio in Torrance, Calif., is a practitioner of Reiki energy healing.
April 18, 2014
Very Polished Nail Lounge provides clients with a whole nail experience by focusing first on the care of the nail and second on style.
April 4, 2014
Filmmaker Adele Pham has been researching and filming a documentary about the Vietnamese nail industry and is excited to share the trailer for #NailedIt: Vietnamese Americans and the Nail Industry. http://www.naileditdoc.com
April 2, 2014
The nine-year industry veteran from Florida (by way of Japan) dedicated every free moment to completing each of the weekly challenges. Her artistic skills, attention to detail, and love of her craft helped her win the title of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist.
Editor Hannah Lee celebrates the inaugural year of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist.
April 2, 2014
The year was 1984 when Backscratchers Salon Systems first developed, produced, and sold the Glass Glaze Fiberglass & Silk Wrap System.
March 31, 2014
Entity Beauty has appointed John Hauk as artistic director.
March 31, 2014
“Clients who like my crazy 3-D nails also love bling in their hair,” says Rachael Waggoner, owner of Dazzlin Digits 3D Nails in Lakewood, Colo., and a growing company called Lock Luster.
March 28, 2014
We all make mistakes. These salon owners shared things they tried once and will never try again. Consider these cautionary tales before making your next business decision.
March 25, 2014
Life on the Farm: Originally a city girl, nail tech Suzanne Pelzer has been farming alongside her husband since 2007.
March 18, 2014
Right off of Rodeo Drive, and located in the iconic Beverly Wilshire hotel, the Nail Bar gives clients a classic Beverly Hills experience.
Chic Nail & Beauty Bar combines style with the natural elements of its surroundings. Add to this a shared sense of camaraderie and you have the ultimate salon experience.
March 1, 2014
Veteran nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar wears many hats. The owner of Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge in Silver Spring, Md., Dunbar recently accepted an additional role: an advisory board committee member for Montgomery County Public Schools’ cosmetology and nail tech programs.
February 28, 2014
Cuccio Naturalé and Star Nail International CEO Tony Cuccio was in Quebec City in November to help celebrate Summum Beaute’s 25th anniversary.
Remembering Vicki Peters51 photos
Succulent Scrubs8 photos
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