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Entity Beauty Marks Its 10th Anniversary

July 8, 2015  | Article

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.

Keywords: company anniversaries   Entity   Entity Beauty   Tom Bachik   Tom Holcomb  

Losing a Friend. My Memories of Vicki Peters

December 31, 2014  | Article

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.

Keywords: competitions   Kupa   Kym Lee   obituaries   Tom Holcomb  

Tom Holcomb — A Celebration of Life

December 13, 2011  | Photo Gallery

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.

Keywords: Alisha Rimando   Danny Haile   Entity Beauty   Gari-Dawn Tingler   Lorena Marquez  

In Memory: Tom Holcomb (1966-2011)

October 31, 2011  | Photo Gallery

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.

Keywords: competitions   obituaries   Tom Holcomb  

Tom Holcomb Passes Away

October 29, 2011  | News

Industry legend, competitor, innovator Tom Holcomb passes away.

Keywords: Entity Beauty   EZ Flow   Galaxy Nail Products   obituaries   Premium Nails  

Veterans Get a View of 2005-2006 Top 25 Competitors

August 1, 2006  | Article

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. 

Keywords: Amy Becker   Entity Beauty   John Hauk   Lorena Marquez   NAILS Top 25 List  

A Look at the Habits of Industry Leaders

July 1, 2006  | Article

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.

Keywords: American International Industries   Backscratchers   Barbicide   CND   Debbie Doerrlamm  

Pet Teachers: Advice on Continuing Education from those Who Teach

October 1, 2005  | Article

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.

Keywords: Akzentz   American International Industries   CND   Danny Haile   Doug Smith  

A Tale of Two Toms

April 1, 2005  | Article

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. 

Keywords: Entity Beauty   Tom Bachik   Tom Holcomb  

Look in the Mirror To Find Our Industry Superstars

April 1, 2004  | Article

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.

Keywords: Amy Becker   Maisie Dunbar   Mary Metscaviz   professional image   Renee Borowy  

Lost in translation: NAILS Editor Visits Japan

January 1, 2004  | Article

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.

Keywords: Alisha Rimando   competitions   Danny Haile   international   Japanese nail industry  

2002 Top 25 Competitors

February 1, 2003  | Article

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.

Keywords: Amy Becker   competitions   John Hauk   Laura Scott   Lorena Marquez  

One Size Fits All

November 1, 2002  | Article

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. 

Keywords: Danny Haile   Minnesota   salon chains   salon profiles   Tom Holcomb  

Behind the Scenes: Tom Holcomb

October 1, 2002  | Article

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.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   doing nails for photo shoots   EZ Flow   Tom Holcomb  

Nail Olympics Earns Its Weight in Gold

September 1, 2002  | Article

The second annual nail competition proves that competing really is a global event.

Keywords: Backscratchers   CND   competitions   Dianne D’Agnolo   EZ Flow  

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