February 1, 2000
Canadians are just as passionate about the nail industry as their American neighbors, and with the recent rise of nails-only salons and nail services up north, the time is right for the installation of associations, expansion of education, and – most importantly – the certification or licensure of nail technicians.
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January 1, 2000
The most influential nail techicians in the professional nail industry. Who leads when others follow? Who sets the standards? Who are the trend-setters?
September 1, 1999
A new breed of nail salon is on the horizon and the first glimpse of the future is in Beverly Hills, Calif. The future nail salon "chain" is called Hands On and the owners say they have designed a nail business that opens up a whole new realm of service-oriented, quality spa manicures and pedicures at reasonable prices.
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October 1, 1998
From a career as a part-time manufacturer's educator to a full-time industry consultant, the nail industry presents myriad opportunities.
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July 1, 1997
Ben king owner of King Research and maker of Barbicide Salon Disinfectant thought he knew all the angles on uses for his product—conceptual art wasn’t one of them.
March 1, 1997
"My client’s big toenail’s side walls curve so much that they nearly meet. The middle section of the nail is sore because both ends are pinching the skin. What can I do to relieve this pressure?"
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December 1, 1996
Nail art and technology are still in their infancy in England, but the nail technicians and suppliers offering nail products are keeping busy filling orders.
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April 1, 1994
Competition is rivalry between skilled persons, and the theory that once you have competed and won, you should step down is absurd.
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February 1, 1993
Encouraging teamwork and mutual support, especially with new nail technicians, is essential to long-term salon success.
Keywords: newbie staff training