July 8, 2015
Originally founded by world champion nail artists Tom Holcomb and Tom Bachik, Entity was formed with the goal of empowering beauty professionals with superior products, education, and tools for success.
October 29, 2011
Industry legend, competitor, innovator Tom Holcomb passes away.
August 1, 2006
Trang Nguyen, John Hauk, and Lorena Marquez — all previous number-one finishers — are just some of the recognizable names on this year’s Top 25 List.
July 1, 2006
Do you ever wonder how some of the industry’s biggest power players got their start — in life and in the beauty industry? Are you interested in how their minds work? From theme song to what car they drive, we’re letting our readers peek behind the curtain of some of the nail world’s most powerful players.
April 1, 2005
Entity Nail Couture is the new line of nail care products from well-known nail technicians Tom Bachik and Tom Holcomb. NAILS talks to the guys at a recent tradeshow.
Learning something new is what "back to basics" means to me.
July 1, 2004
In an unprecedented year and a half long competition cycle marked by fierce rivalry, veteran competitors, international competitors, and newcomers alike vied for positions on NAILS 2003-2004 coveted Top 25 List.
April 1, 2004
I think superstars are people like Shari Finger, who has been running a nails-only salon for 17 years and has probably trained a few hundred nail technicians during that same amount of time.
September 1, 2002
The second annual nail competition proves that competing really is a global event.
November 1, 2001
Tom Bachik, who travels the world educating nail techs for Creative Nail Design, is hard to pin down, so we figured why not get this master tech to do two covers at once.
August 1, 2001
February 1, 2001
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.
December 1, 1999
November 1, 1999
Our cover tech says, "The key to success in this business is to continually educate yourself so that you’re always abreast on new products and techniques in the nail industry.”
Kym Lee, a Look Back in Pictures14 photos
InternatioNAILS: Mexico and Central America20 photos
A substance capable of producing an exaggerated or adverse reaction such as sneezing, coughing, rash, or irritation in sensitive individuals.
What are reasonable terms for a non-compete contract?
How do I announce to my clients that I will be moving to a new salon?
The new products I’m using are adding time to each appointment. How do I adjust my schedule?
Why isn’t my Gelish application curing properly?
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
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