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InternatioNAILS: Japan Gallery

March 28, 2016  | Photo Gallery

Take a look at the passion and flair shown by Japanese nail techs.

Keywords: InternatioNails series   international   Japan   Japanese nail industry  

[InternatioNAILS] Japan: Global Trendsetters

March 22, 2016  | Article

Known for developing nail styles and techniques that later spread throughout the world, the island nation understands the connection between nail art and fashion. Gel nails are popular, and the Japanese gel application technique may soon arrive in the United States.   

Keywords: InternatioNails series   international   Japan   Japanese nail industry   Japanese nail technicians  

Jessica Vartoughian Honored by Japan Nail Association

February 26, 2015  | News

Jessica Vartoughian was honored with the Japan Nail Association’s Certificate of Gratitude in November for her outstanding contributions to the Japanese nail industry.

Keywords: Japan   Japanese nail industry   Jessica Cosmetics   Jessica Vartoughian  

Podcast (2007) Vicki Peters Interviews NAILS' Cyndy Drummey

December 31, 2014  | Article

Industry leader Vicki Peters interviews NAILS Magazine's Cyndy Drummey in her first podcast on the nail industry.

Keywords: associations   industry issues   Japanese nail industry   Vicki Peters  

Tranquility, Japanese Hospitality Hallmarks of New L.A. Salon

June 29, 2012  | Article

Mars The Salon, one of Tokyo’s most luxurious nail-care destinations, has opened its first outpost in North America with the debut of Mars The Salon Los Angeles.

Keywords: customer service   Japanese nail industry   salon decor/design  

Rich in Culture and Color

February 6, 2012  | Article

Torrance, Calif.-based salon Gemist, owned by nail artist Meg Kaehler, incorporates Japanese-style services for customers, attracting an international clientele and those who favor nail art over nail maintenance.   

Keywords: Japanese nail industry   salon profiles  

Hawaiian Pampering, Japanese Style

February 1, 2008  | Article

A one-stop shop for luxury, the Japanese-inspired Ville de Coco nail salon is nestled on the ground floor of one of Waikiki’s most popular hotels, bringing in guests from around the world.

Keywords: aromatherapy   customer service   full-service salons   Japanese nail industry   salon decor/design  

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  

As I See It: Celebrate Regional Differences

January 1, 2004  | Article

Keywords: As I See It   European Touch   international   Japan   Japanese nail industry  

Behind the Scenes: Naoko Takano

July 1, 2003  | Article

Naoko, who has been doing nails for eight years, learned how to run a nail business during her three years as a manager at a Tokyo nail salon.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   Japanese nail industry   OPI Products  

Japan Travelogue

October 1, 2001  | Article

Nails are hot in Japan. Everyone from famous singers and actresses to trendy school girls are hungry to be the first to wear the latest design on their nails. This makes for a huge nail market and a competitive artistic climate as well.

Keywords: Danny Haile   EZ Flow   international   Japanese nail industry   Jessica Cosmetics  

On the Road: Hannah Lee in Tokyo

September 1, 2001  | Article

Even though I speak very few Japanese words, I managed to communicate that I wanted to get my nails done while in Tokyo.

Keywords: Japanese nail industry   On The Road  

The Top 25 Nail Competitors of 2000

February 1, 2001  | Article

With a stunning nine first-place wins, Japan’s Eriko Kurosaki captures this year’s top spot on a list comprised of a handful of veteran winners and a surprising number of new faces. Read on to learn the final results and to get acquainted with some of your industry’s finest competitors.

Keywords: Alisha Sale   Amy Becker   competitions   Darlene Feric   Japanese nail industry  

NAILS in Japan

September 1, 1999  | Article

In the Land of the Rising Sun, nail care is rising in popularity. As manufacturers jockey for market share and brand loyalty, Japanese nailists bring a flair for nai design and a perfectionist streak that has the world watching.

Keywords: CND   George Schaeffer   international   Japanese nail industry   Jim Nordstrom  

Behind The Scenes: Michiko Matsushita

August 1, 1999  | Article

Matsushita says it’s study and practice that got her where she is—in this case, that’s doing the nails on our cover model.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   Japanese nail industry  

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