August 1, 2010
I always love getting out of the office and seeing what’s going on firsthand. And after the year we had last year, it’s refreshing to see the shape of things turning around.
If our admittedly unscientific poll of NAILS Facebook fans tells us anything, it’s that cuticle oil — and CND’s SolarOil in particular — is flying off your retail shelves. Strengtheners and antifungals made a good showing as well. But those are not the only home-care products that have the cash registers ringing. We asked techs to show us their biggest selling retail
July 1, 2010
Kriss Kiss, salon owner. In her other life: equestrian.
Gray-beige polishes — also known as the “greige,” “taupe,” or “putty” trend — are showing up all over runways and adorning celebrities’ nails. Get the look in your salon this summer with these professional shades.
September 1, 2009
September 2009 marks the 30th anniversary of CND. Read on for some things you may not know about the company.
July 1, 2009
Nail product manufacturers tell us their story in the space of a cocktail napkin.
March 27, 2009
CND research chemist Thong Vu is the proud recipient of the fifth-annual Mary Nordstrom Memorial Award.
February 1, 2009
Spring is just around the corner and what better way to ring in the new season than with bath products that'll make your clients feel as fresh as the morning sun.
December 1, 2008
With more than 30 years experience in the beauty and personal care industry, Doug Schoon is tapped to advise the 800-member association.
December 1, 2008
Spread holiday cheer and ring in the New Year with CND’s seasonally fragranced Scentsations.
November 1, 2008
Recharge and rehydrate with the enticing scent of cranberries in CND’s new Cranberry Scentsations Wash.
October 1, 2008
Molly Schippers, nail tech. In her other life: State Director of the Angel Teddy Bear Foundation.
July 1, 2008
Techs share their tried-and-true methods for avoiding “Oops, I dinged my polish.”
June 1, 2008
These clients are especially grateful for at-home manicures by Holly Schippers, but she's the one who says they provide something very special for her.
June 1, 2008
Remembering Vicki Peters51 photos
Succulent Scrubs8 photos
Founded in 1999 by Trang Nguyen.
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?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
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