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.
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December 31, 2014
Vicki loved nails, the nail industry, nail technicians, nail magazines, nail jokes, nail cruises, nail trends, nail memes, nail salons, nail shows, and just about anything nail-related.
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December 13, 2011
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At a memorial service held on what would have been Tom Holcomb's 45th birthday, nail technicians and industry colleagues gathered to celebrate the life of a most unique individual.
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October 31, 2011
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Industry icon Tom Holcomb passed away on Friday, October 28, 2011. We've gathered photos from over the years to help remember this amazing man.
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October 29, 2011
Industry legend, competitor, innovator Tom Holcomb passes away.
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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.
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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.
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October 1, 2005
When you take a class from a dynamic teacher, she (or he) can transform not only the way you work, but the way you think. Here we get to know some of our industry’s teachers a little better and get a glimpse of what makes them tick -and teach.
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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.
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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.
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January 1, 2004
Sitting in the crowd, listening as nailists explained new techniques or styles in Japanese, I found I wasn’t completely in the dark. Why not? Because I found out that what I had in common with everyone here was we all spoke a universal language — of nails.
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February 1, 2003
The pool of available competitions shrunk, making it more difficult for both veteran and novice competitors to exercise their skills and earn points. Yet while the opportunities to participate may have diminished, determined techs kept the competitive spirit alive.
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November 1, 2002
Cole’s Salon for You in the suburbs of Minneapolis, Minn., has a charmed history that sounds like the makings of a feel-good Disney movie: small two-man barbershop for kiddies expands when clients outgrow its child-sized chairs — then keeps growing and growing into five world class full-service salons.
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October 1, 2002
Tom Holcomb is no stranger to photo shoots. In addition to the many cover shoots he has done with NAILS, Tom also does the nails for EZ Flow’s ads.
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September 1, 2002
The second annual nail competition proves that competing really is a global event.
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