May 1, 1998
Award-winning salon owner Debbie Krakalovich was introduced to the nail industry when she herself was a nail-biting client.
April 1, 1998
Hidden in a thick of grand old oaks and elms along a 15-mile stretch of Lake Michigan is one of the nation's best-kept secrets. Privacy and anonymity are sacrosanct in this close-knit community where the living legacies of some of the most prosperous entrepreneurs of the Industrial Revolution reside.
Shari Finger, owner of Finger's Nail Studio in W. Dundee, Ill., did sculptured acrylic nails on this month's cover model.
March 1, 1998
Nail Express proves that “discount salon” is an issue of pricing, not of practices with its upscale decor; high technical and sanitation standards, and “the client is queen” attitude.
Debra Shoaff’s strong commitment to the industry and gaining the respect of her peers and public were why she entered NAILS’ 1996 Nail Technician of the Year Award. And guess what? She won.
When Kim and John Grandinetti hear salon owners complain that “discount salons” are the scourge of the industry, guilty of everything from driving down prices to ruining clients’ nails to giving the industry a bad rap, they laugh. They know the “enemy” because they are it – at least as far as prices are concerned.
February 1, 1998
Awards approached and the calls and letters started coining. Here is what the judges heard from their eager contestants.
Artificial nails have been steadily gaining in popularity in Sweden over the last six years
The opulence of Tamara’s salon and the near mind numbing tranquility is well documented in just about every beauty publication. It’s one of the those places you have to experience in person to fully appreciate.
January 1, 1998
Bill Fogg muses on his unusual dual occupation.
My “girls gossip network” of caring clients provided me with a life-saving connection.
Would I do it again? Maybe. Next time, I’ll handcuff the model to me and bring a lamp.
Repeat Performance: After its star-studded premiere at Gilda’s Club in New York, Nicole came to Southern California in the form of a gala event at the famous Sky Bar inside the Mondrian Hotel.
A.I.I. Partner Sales Incentive Program Photos18 photos
On the Road with Hannah Lee34 photos
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Should I have a TV in my salon?
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