September 26, 2013
NAILS and sister publication VietSALON Magazine joined CND and Beauty Changes Lives (BCL) in honoring actress and philanthropist Tippi Hedren with the BCL Legacy of Style Award.
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September 4, 2013
At an invite-only party during Cosmoprof North America, Beauty Changes Lives (BCL) and CND announced the new BCL CND Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Fund. Founded to support professional nail education, the Scholarship Fund honors actress Hedren's role in helping shape the nail industry by being at the forefront of the Vietnamese nail salon movement.
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August 21, 2013
This year there were over 250 individual services performed on policymakers, regulators, and staffers by more than 40 beauty professionals who volunteered their time and expertise to showcase the world of beauty.
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August 8, 2013
Revlon, Inc. announced this week that its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Revlon Consumer Products Corporation will acquire all of the stock of CND parent company The Colomer Group, for $660 million.
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February 14, 2013
Nail product manufacturer CND and designer Alexander Wang discuss the nail looks at the Alexander Wang fall 2013 fashion show.
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December 28, 2012
What would happen to your profits if you did one more CND Shellac manicure per week?
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December 22, 2012
Mentoring a new nail tech can be a rewarding experience for both the mentor and the mentee. After winning a Beauty Changes Lives student competition, Marinello Schools of Beauty student Cheyanne Birchall was awarded a day of mentorship with CND co-founder Jan Arnold. Here, they both share their experiences attending Beauty Buzz 2012 in Detroit and inspiring each other.
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October 9, 2012
British beauty blogger Hollie Wakeham interviews FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers at the Olympia Beauty Show.
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September 11, 2012
All too often, cosmetology schools in the U.S. aren’t putting their best foot forward when it comes to educating future nail technicians. For nail schools to get all As when it comes to training students for the real salon world, we need more dedicated nail instructors, increased hours, and a commitment to more than just the state board exam.
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August 22, 2012
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On Saturday, June 2 before the Premiere Orlando Beauty Show, 300 nail techs gathered to participate in the NailTech Network Orlando Social, put on by BeautyTech.com and NAILS Magazine.
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August 20, 2012
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More than 50,000 attendees cruised the aisles at this year’s Premiere Orlando. They came to shop, to learn, to compete, to network, and to have some fun!
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July 30, 2012
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The runaway best-seller Fifty Shades of Grey gives us all the perfect excuse to have our nails polished in any (or more!) of these 50 shades of grey nail polish.
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July 5, 2012
The idea of these ticking lists — of things to accomplish before you “kick the bucket,” so to speak — are gaining popularity via blogs, ad campaigns, and other media outlets. We asked our readers to share their professional ones. (No offense to pros-and-cons lists, but we think bucket lists are much more fun!)
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June 18, 2012
Beauty Changes Lives and AACS are offering currently enrolled beauty school students, in an AACS school, the chance to be matched up with a celebrity mentor to launch their career in the industry. Available mentors include Jan Arnold, co-founder of CND; Ted Gibson, celebrity stylist; Dr. Howard Murad, dermatologist and skin care expert; and Diana Schmidtke, celebrity stylist for Hollywood’s leading men. Get details on how to enter at: http://beautychangeslives.org/scholarships
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June 14, 2012
With the sudden rise of brush-on gel-polish bringing many new customers into salons, it seems nail techs are seeing fewer tried-and-true acrylic customers. With new products on the market, traditional acrylic users now have more options to choose from, but there is still a seat at the manicure table for them.
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