September 14, 2016
The Season 3 winner of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist not only joined the CND Design Lab to create nails for two runway shows, but she scored the ultimate prize of doing CND co-founder Jan Arnold’s nails as well.
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July 29, 2016
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Over 30,000 visitors walked the show floor at Cosmoprof North America in the Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas.1,015 exhibitors represented 39 countries to fill three sections: Cosmetics and Personal Care, Packaging, and Professional Beauty. It took the NAILS team three days to cover the show floor, visiting with advertisers and meeting new beauty industry professionals.
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June 6, 2016
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It all started 17 years ago when Debbie Doerrlamm wanted her Nailtech chat room to "come alive." The event has really grown over the years, and NAILS is proud to own the event and carry on the fun traditions.
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February 4, 2016
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The NAILS team scoured the show floor at the International Salon and Spa Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center from January 30-Feb 1, 2016.
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December 31, 2014
CND co-founder Jan Arnold was one of five finalists honored by San Diego Magazine as part of its 2014 Woman of the Year Awards.
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September 1, 2014
Longtime flight attendant Holly Kalil offers first-class treatment for the price of coach in her retro airline-themed nail salon.
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November 1, 2013
On Monday, September 25, 2013, Actress Tippi Hedren was honored with the Legacy of Style Award at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Beauty Changes Lives Legacy of Style Award is presented to industry leaders, whose vision and commitment elevate the beauty and wellness industry.
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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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September 1, 2009
September 2009 marks the 30th anniversary of CND. Read on for some things you may not know about the company.
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July 1, 2009
Nail product manufacturers tell us their story in the space of a cocktail napkin.
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July 1, 2006
Do you ever wonder how some of the industry’s biggest power players got their start — in life and in the beauty industry? Are you interested in how their minds work? From theme song to what car they drive, we’re letting our readers peek behind the curtain of some of the nail world’s most powerful players.
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May 1, 2003
NAILS wouldn’t be celebrating its 20th anniversary if it weren’t for the support of many manufacturers in our industry. To help us celebrate this landmark, we talked to the top brass at several companies that have been around from our very beginning.
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April 1, 2000
All-in-one retailers complete with salons and professional products are popping up left and right. Should smaller salons take coven or is there something the beauty industry can learn from these salon superstores?
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September 1, 1999
As a Creative Boot Camp attendee, I’m pretty familiar with the Creative Nail Design group. They’re fun, cutting-edge, hard workers, and the company and its educators consider themselves one big family.
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