September 1, 2009
From getting initial experience and photos to selling yourself at an appointment with an agent, this is a handy how-to guide for finding an agent for freelance manicuring work.
April 1, 2009
In the glitzy entertainment destination of South Beach, Fla., a former model’s salons — Lace Nail Lab and Lace Beauty Lab — become high-end neighborhood hangouts.
September 1, 2007
Nail tech is called to talk about how acrylic nails are created and whether the "evidence" makes sense.
July 1, 2006
Sure the nail care industry is full of powerful people. But who are the powerful people outside of the industry (and our families) that we look up to? People who change others’ lives — including our own.
April 1, 2002
Magician Penn Jillette wears red polish on only one finger ... for three reasons.
October 1, 2000
July 1, 1999
While some may think the glamour of Hollywood is artificial, Jessica Vartoughian knows her celebrity clients are 100% au naturale when it comes to their nails.
June 1, 1999
You never know where connections might lead. In the case of Athena Elliott, a nail technician at The Upper Hand in Houston, they led to the home of heavyweight boxer Evander Holyfield.
December 1, 1998
Karol Singleton's client “Macho Man” Randy Savage appreciates the value of good grooming and finds getting a manicure relaxing.
Flo-Jo will always be remembered as an athlete who personified style, substance, grace ... right down to her fingertips.
May 1, 1998
July 1, 1997
Topping the list are Dennis Rodman, Oprah, and Rosie O'Donnell.
February 1, 1994
December 1, 1993
Movie stars get their polish put on one finger at a time, just like the rest of us.
October 1, 1993
Laurie Tedesco, who manicures the hands of television, film, and beauty magazine models and celebrities, has discovered there’s no business like show business.
Kym Lee, a Look Back in Pictures14 photos
InternatioNAILS: Mexico and Central America20 photos
A brush with fanned hairs, used to create an airbrushed effect in nail art.
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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