July 1, 2008
Tips on making a steadier polish application so your clients will know you're a pro.
The sun-drenched days of summer are here, and along with them, harsh UV rays. This month, we lay out an assortment of SPF products that clients can use while they enjoy the outdoors.
April 28, 2008
Feet by OPI pedicure system is a system of professional products developed to transform ordinary pedicures into extraordinary spa services. It's a system so simple, it's perfect.
April 1, 2008
OPI’s new Disinfectable Foot File with Disposable Grit Strips is designed for markets where state boards require single use files.
February 2, 2007
The “Nail Community Cares” campaign to fight breast cancer needs volunteers to help spread the word and peddle its signature pink high-shine buffers.
September 15, 2005
It’s no secret George Schaeffer, president and CEO of OPI, is a giving man. And when news of the massive loss and destruction Hurricane Katrina left behind came to light, Schaeffer was quick to act.
February 1, 2000
Over the years NAILS has examined the chemistry of polish and its ingredients, how colors are chosen, and even how polish is bottled. Here we cover it all—the life of a bottle of polish beginning to end.
August 1, 1998
OPI makes it easier to find out whether your acrylics contain MMA with a salon kit.
November 1, 1997
Animals have no business in the salon, and for some beauty manufacturers, they have no business in research laboratories, either.
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.
May 1, 1995
Nail technician want to dry polish fast, showcase it with a glossy shine, and preserve it with a durable finish. Can a top coat do all this?
October 1, 1986
Beauty Changes Lives Legacy Awards Pays Tribute to Pivot Point Founder Leo Passage21 photos
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
A volatile solvent added to polish to restore the product to its original consistency or viscosity; also called polish solvent.
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