December 1, 2008
Find out how the Professional Beauty Association is advocating for the beauty industry at all levels of government and sign up for their newsletter to stay informed.
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February 1, 2007
Flash back to the ‘90s to catch up with past AVAs winners. Six Salon of the Year and Nail Technician of the Year Award recipients share their professional and personal triumphs since winning.
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March 1, 2004
There’s more to the nail industry than just doing nails. Take it from these four nail technicians who have pushed industry activism to a whole new level. Whether getting involved with their state board, working to ban MMA, or pushing for licensing, they all have one thing in mind: to better the industry for all.
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October 1, 2003
At a recent tradeshow I saw an abundance of products that have been developed in direct response to a recent industry disaster, and it got me thinking.
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February 1, 2002
Owner Gina Marsilii has turned her business from a simple nail salon into an inviting day spa with a warm and friendly atmosphere, offering clients a wide range of stress-relieving treatments like massage, tanning, and facials.
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February 1, 2001
This year our standouts include Mary Metzcaviz, Gari-Dawn Tingler, and Darlene Feric.
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August 1, 2000
Tracey Revis, owner of Tracey’s Place in Encino, Calif., has just done her third NAILS cover shoot.
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February 1, 2000
Canadians are just as passionate about the nail industry as their American neighbors, and with the recent rise of nails-only salons and nail services up north, the time is right for the installation of associations, expansion of education, and – most importantly – the certification or licensure of nail technicians.
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May 1, 1999
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February 1, 1999
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December 1, 1997
his year, state boards took a beating, especially in California. Several other states scrutinized whether they even need licensing at all.
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November 1, 1997
Reacting to numerous complaints from state salon owners, the Ohio State Board of Cosmetology added a series of rules regarding the use of products containing methyl methacrylate (MMA).
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November 1, 1997
I have learned one thing about nail technicians: They want the truth about the products they use and they can tell when they're getting it.
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