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In Memory: Tom Holcomb (1966-2011)

October 31, 2011  | Photo Gallery

Industry icon Tom Holcomb passed away on Friday, October 28, 2011. We've gathered photos from over the years to help remember this amazing man.

Keywords: competitions   obituaries   Tom Holcomb  

Celebrating Our Blogger Voices!

January 1, 2011  | Article

New salon owners, competitors, students, coaches, and a few opinionated veteran techs; we let these reader voices shine through every week online. And they have a lot to say. If you aren’t already following these blogs, bookmark them right away.

Keywords: blogs   coaching   competitions   Maggie Franklin   opening a new salon  

A Tale of Two Competitors

June 1, 2010  | Article

Tucked into the corners of dark ballrooms at nail shows, some of the best nail technicians in the world compete against one another, sculpting dazzling nail art designs and perfectly precise C-curves. But what is it like to be a competitor? NAILS takes a quick look at the competition schedule of one veteran and one novice competitor at ISSE Long Beach this past January.

Keywords: Akzentz   blogs   C-curves   competitions   ISSE Show  

Just My Opinion: Step Up, Show Up, and Speak Up!

January 1, 2010  | Article

Keywords: adding new services   competitions   continuing education   Just My Opinion   keeping your business competitive  

Competitor Lorena Marquez Returns

August 15, 2008  | Video

Entity's Lorena Marquez comments on her return to competition after a three-year break.

Keywords: competitions   Entity Beauty   Lorena Marquez   tradeshows  

Tech Wins Triple Crown With Backscratchers

July 1, 2008  | Article

Nail tech Elise Pilkington became the overall UK Champion for 2008.

Keywords: awards   Backscratchers   competitions   Professional Beauty Association  

[Nail] Art Appreciation

February 1, 2008  | Article

Nail artist Dawn Minton has her works of art showcased in her county's public library.

Keywords: competitions   handpainted nail art   nail art  

Oops, He Did It Again!

September 1, 2007  | Article

Veteran competitor Trang Nguyen finishes first for the second year in a row on the NAILS Top 25 list. John Hauk, another former number-one finisher, comes in second. And relative newcomer Rachel Mouritsen makes a big jump from her 2006 23rd place finish to round out the top three. Just who are these top competitors?

Keywords: competitions   Top 25 Competitors  

Contest Winners Strut Into View

February 1, 2007  | Article

This entirely digital competition drew entrants from 19 states and five different countries.

Keywords: BeautyTech.com   competitions   enhancements   mixed-media nail art  

Get Ready to Compete

January 1, 2005  | Article

Technicians are often afraid or intimidated when it com to entering a nail competition. Oftentimes, it is simply because they don’t know what to expect. These helpful tips are exactly what a new competitor needs to rise to the challenge.

Keywords: competition judging   competitions   Patricia Yankee Williams  

Lost in translation: NAILS Editor Visits Japan

January 1, 2004  | Article

Sitting in the crowd, listening as nailists explained new techniques or styles in Japanese, I found I wasn’t completely in the dark. Why not? Because I found out that what I had in common with everyone here was we all spoke a universal language — of nails.

Keywords: Alisha Rimando   competitions   Danny Haile   international   Japanese nail industry  

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  

Don’t Settle for First Place in a Second-Class Field

June 1, 2003  | Article

Some nail techs are reluctant, apparently, to compete at all because they feel they have no chance if the top competitors are participating.

Keywords: competitions  

2002 Top 25 Competitors

February 1, 2003  | Article

The pool of available competitions shrunk, making it more difficult for both veteran and novice competitors to exercise their skills and earn points. Yet while the opportunities to participate may have diminished, determined techs kept the competitive spirit alive.

Keywords: Amy Becker   competitions   John Hauk   Lorena Marquez   NAILS Top 25 List  

Nail Olympics Earns Its Weight in Gold

September 1, 2002  | Article

The second annual nail competition proves that competing really is a global event.

Keywords: Backscratchers   CND   competitions   Dianne D’Agnolo   EZ Flow  

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