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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March 14, 2016
Nail tech and entrepreneur Maisie Dunbar traveled to Ghana where she led an advanced training at a nail salon.
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January 6, 2016
Maisie Dunbar's new book, Faith, Fun & Finance, is part biography, part scrapbook, and part business guide.
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February 3, 2015
Nail tech Maisie Dunbar of Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge in Silver Spring, Md., has received the distinguished 2014 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award for the Mid-Atlantic Region.
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March 1, 2014
Veteran nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar wears many hats. The owner of Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge in Silver Spring, Md., Dunbar recently accepted an additional role: an advisory board committee member for Montgomery County Public Schools’ cosmetology and nail tech programs.
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November 22, 2013
Silver Spring, Md.-based Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge was selected as Business of the Year by the Liberian Awards, which recognizes Liberian professionals like Dunbar who have excelled around the world.
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January 4, 2013
What happens when two recent nail graduates interview a handful of veteran salon owners to find out the secrets to a long-lasting salon? They were privy to a host of knowledge from a combined 132 years of salon experience. Here they share it with you.
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December 27, 2012
Nail techs must think outside of the box to do business in 2013 and beyond. One way we’ve done this is by opening up the salon to hold different events.
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September 22, 2012
Nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar discusses her skin and make-up line, BluffaJo Cosmetics.
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September 21, 2012
Nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar explains the true cuticle, plus shares testimonials for her spa, Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge in Silver Spring, Md.
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August 19, 2011
Created by salon owner Maisie Dunbar of Maisie Dunbar’s Spa Lounge in Silver Spring, Md., the line features a Sugarbutter Body Scrub, Smoothie Body Lotion, and Sugar Sweet Body Wash.
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July 21, 2011
When visiting the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, we couldn’t just stop at just one salon since we don’t get over that way too often. Follow along as we discover unique salons in D.C., central Maryland, and northern Virginia.
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September 1, 2008
“The award-winning M&M Nails and Wellness Center is currently holding auditions for a dream team member,” reads salon owner Maisie Dunbar’s recruitment postcard. “I send it out to schools as well as names I get from beauty business search engines,” she says.
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September 1, 2007
Nail technology school tries to give techs a good foundation for a successful career, but it often falls short. We polled a few of our peers – fellow nail techs and educators – to find out what gems of misinformation they encountered as students and as trainers.
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August 1, 2007
A couple of industry veterans took top honors in this year’s AVAs (Artists and Visionaries Awards) Nail Technician and Salon of the Year. With a number of new entries joining many familiar faces, NAILS Magazine congratulates MaeLing Parrish and M&M Nails and Wellness on winning this year’s coveted awards.
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