September 1, 1998
The Professional Association of Nailcare Specialists and Nailtechnicians of Germany is formed to support German nail techs.
Although she says nails are not big business in Germany, the women who do get their nails done prefer artificial services to natural. Gels are far and away the most popular service, according to Mapp.
August 1, 1998
Even for the salon-squeamish male, Agosta Hair Color and Grooming for the Civilized Man is an appealing, non-threatening haven offering nail, skin, and hair products and services in a masculine setting.
July 1, 1998
The salon was like the city itself: a place inhabited by people of every nationality with interesting stories of what brought them there.
June 1, 1998
In honor of Galaxy Nail Products’ 10-year anniversary, we found was a link between founder/CEO Kym Lee’s hair color and significant phases of her company’s growth.
Brenda Bollard has what it takes to be a cover technician — superior technical skills — so this year her dream came true.
May 1, 1998
Craig and Becky Moore worked together to create the interior of Just Nails. She utilized her fashion training to provide sketches, while he put his artistic talents to work with paint, wood, and steel to make the sketches a reality.
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.
A.I.I. Partner Sales Incentive Program Photos18 photos
On the Road with Hannah Lee34 photos
Like so many other technicians listed here, what makes Moore (owner of Just Nails, Erlanger, Ky.) influential is her attitude of “one person...
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Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
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