July 18, 2016
Eager to “pay it forward” and help the next generation of nail techs, celebrated New York City-based nail artist Fleury Rose took her passion for nails a continent away to give women in Medellin, Colombia, a “hand-up” toward achieving emotional and financial independence.
July 13, 2016
Each color in Sherwin Hora’s new E.G.O Lacquers polish line holds a deeply personal meaning for her.
June 28, 2016
After building successful nail businesses, these techs set their sights on the greater good. From giving Georgia salon professionals a voice in government to raising pedicure safety standards to putting pressure on Connecticut to add a manicurist license, their accomplishments are everyone’s gain. Get inspired and get involved.
May 6, 2015
Every other Friday the young patients at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma, Wash., receive a special visitor — none other than the Nail Fairy. Wearing wings and bearing polish, Martina Ngo is welcomed with broad smiles as she dispenses manicures and good cheer.
January 4, 2012
Augusta, Ga.-based nail tech Kamisha Winfield believes all young girls deserve to be supported in their dreams and given a positive outlet to express their creativity.
June 24, 2011
Sure, human trafficking might not be a subject you expect to see in the pages of NAILS, but it is happening in some nail salons right here in the United States. And thanks to one New York-based salon owner who is shedding light on the sad situation, maybe as an industry we can take a stand and do something about it.
June 22, 2011
It is estimated that during the years of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade 12 million people were enslaved. Today, the estimate is 27 million worldwide. Some of those slaves are working in nail salons, and one nail tech has had enough.
March 2, 2011
Carmen Jimenez, nail tech. In her other life: child protective services social worker.
March 1, 2010
Debra Rowlands, nail tech. In her other life: family/community partnership specialist.
September 2, 2009
Congratulations to Washington D.C.-based manicurist Lidia Schaefer, who was honored as a “CNN Hero” in June after she sold her home and her car in order to raise money to build a new school in her native village in Ethiopia.
July 1, 2009
Elisabeth Weber, nail technician. In her other life: social worker.
November 1, 2008
A salon in Florence, Kentucky helps with a blood drive in Cincinnati.
July 1, 2004
These techs gave this year's winners a run for their money!
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