December 1, 1997
OPI launches new fall colors inspired by travels along the famous Route 66.
A check for $200,000 was presented to four charities by OPI Products’ president George Schaeffer at the launch party for the company’s new lacquer line, Nicole.
November 1, 1997
“I was very nervous because I knew I would be representing OPI so there was pressure as well as a challenge,' says Tracey Revis about her first NAILS cover shoot. “I'm a total perfectionist—it's never good enough. You can never be too good because there's so much more to learn.”
October 1, 1997
Christopher Truong recently became an educator for OPI Products because he says many nail technicians need help with certain skills, especially when it comes to proper product application.
August 1, 1997
A legendary bash was held in honor of George Schaeffer's 50th birthday.
April 1, 1997
“Studying the Japanese language is a lot easier for me than Spanish was,” Nadine Galli, who attends a Japanese university twice a week. Now, even her interpreter wants to learn how to do nails.
January 1, 1997
InStyle magazine now features monthy full-page ads of the Rocky Mountain polish collection.
January 1, 1997
December 1, 1996
Rebecca Byrne was passing a nail salon in the local mall when an idea popped into her head. Stopping, she gathered the courage and went in to ask the nail technician if she could put acrylics on her bitten-down nails to help her grow them out.
April 1, 1996
February 1, 1996
Beauty superstores such as Ulta3 specialize in selling the products used by professionals, rather than the services offered by them. By doing so, these retail stores/salons have taken retailing to new heights.
August 1, 1995
When it comes to deciding who sells what, manufacturers base their choice on how well the distributor services the nail technician. Their verdict? Most are doing a good job, but there’s always room for improvement.
January 1, 1995
April 1, 1994
Nail technicians sound off about their school experiences and comment on what needs to be done to improve nail care education.
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