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Growing a Nail Salon Into a Franchise

January 29, 2016  | Article

Business is booming at the mid-priced Canadian salon chain, The Ten Spot. With 17 locations operating across Canada, there are plans in the works to start expanding into the United States.

Keywords: canada   Canadian nail industry   franchise   salon profiles  

Party It Up at Posh Pedicure Lounge

July 22, 2014  | Article

Bright pink, leopard prints, and pop music at a nail salon? Meet London, Ontario, Canada’s Posh Pedicure Lounge, where the parties go late and girlfriends bond over pedicure chairs.   

Keywords: canada   salon decor/design   salon profiles  

Nails: Any Kind, Any Time

March 29, 2012  | Article

After a successful career as a makeup artist, Vancouver salon owner Mika Morris segued into nails.  Social media, creativity, and flexibility helped this beauty industry entrepreneur rise to the top.   

Keywords: canada   salon profiles  

CNTC Event Continues to Grow

March 5, 2012  | Article

On Sunday November 13, 2011, 70 nail professionals gathered in London, Ontario, Canada, for the third-annual CNTC Networking Event.

Keywords: canada   networking   networking event  

Canadian Nail Tech Networking

April 26, 2011  | Article

After attending a networking event in Michigan in 2009, nail techs Dayna Knight and Annette Sykaluk set out to bring a similar event to Canada. The two discussed “a mountain of ideas” over a glass of wine and the Canadian Nail Tech Connection (CNTC) was born.

Keywords: canada   networking  

On the Road: Talons Nail Evolution

September 1, 2009  | Article

Managing editor Sree Roy visits Talons Nail Evolution in Victoria, B.C., Canada.

Keywords: canada   On The Road   salon decor/design   salon profiles  

Top Techs Honored at Canada's Contessas

February 1, 2007  | Article

Winners were announced in 22 categories including Nail Enhancement Artist and Nail Art Technician.

Keywords: awards   canada   Contessa Awards   nail enhancement   nail technician  

Salon of the Year (1-4 Techs) 2004

July 1, 2004  | Article

Up close and personal with this year's Salon of the Year (1-4 Techs), Christine Turner's Body & Sol Tanning, Nails & Day Spa in British Columbia, Canada.

Keywords: AVAs   canada   Canadian nail industry   Canadian nail techs   international  

Nail Technician of the Year: Christine Turner

July 1, 2004  | Article

Get to know 2004-2005 Nail Technician of the Year Christine Turner, Renaissance Woman.

Keywords: AVAs   canada   Canadian nail industry   Canadian nail techs   NAILS Nail Technician of the Year  

She's a Winner Up North [and Everywhere Else]

December 1, 2003  | Article

Darlene Johnston from Hagersville, Ontario earns 2003 Canadian Nail Technician of the Year award.

Keywords: awards   canada   competitions  

Beauty Fly-buys Take Off

December 1, 2002  | Article

It took several years of persuasive arguments and consumer research, but airport salons and spas are taking off. And the sky’s the limit as to the opportunities with on-the-go clients seeking convenience and speed.

Keywords: canada   Canadian nail industry   Canadian nail techs   Indiana   international  

Behind the Scenes: Lee-Anne Baker Smith

July 1, 2002  | Article

Lee-Anne Baker-Smith did two sets of nails and one set of toe-nails when she came to Los Angeles to do a Nails cover shoot.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   canada   doing nails for photo shoots  

Darling Starts Canadian Nail Alliance

June 1, 2002  | Article

As an instructor at the Ottawa Academy & West End Academy in Gloucester, Ontario, Tanis Darling has started the Nail Tech Alliance of Canada. One of its goals is to implement a standardized nail curriculum throughout the country.

Keywords: Business   canada   Canadian nail industry   certification   student tests  

Educator of the Year Award Runner-Up, Joanne Linck

February 1, 2002  | Article

Anyone can teach you to manicure textbook-perfect nails – it takes a pro like Joanne Linck, head instructor at Cosmetique School of Nail Technology in Burnaby, British Columbia, to give a new tech the confidence to manage even the most hard-to-handle hands.

Keywords: canada   NAILS Educator of the Year Awards  

Educator of the Year Winner Tanis Darling

February 1, 2002  | Article

Tanis Darling joined the Ottawa Academy & West End Academy in Gloucester, where, as nail technician program instructor, she teaches one of the longest and most in-depth programs in the province.

Keywords: canada   NAILS Educator of the Year Awards  

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