June 1, 2010
Masterworks Innovations’ CEO and veteran nail tech Amy Becker has come out with a new clear form designed specifically for hard or soft gels from any manufacturer.
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December 1, 2008
Amy Becker of Masterworks Innovations explains how she applies gel sealant without flooding the cuticle area.
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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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June 1, 2005
Becker says that winning Nail Technician of the Year reaffirmed her belief that there is always something to learn and different ways to grow.
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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.
Keywords: Amy Becker John Hauk Lorena Marquez NAILS Top 25 List Rita Horvath
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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October 1, 2003
This year’s Nail Technician of the Year finalists wowed us with their expertise and dedication to the nail industry. On the next few pages, you’ll get to meet all six of them and find out why they’re among the best in the industry has to offer.
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June 1, 2003
Today’s batch competition products offer great results in the nail area - as well as in the salon. We talked to top competitors to find out what it takes for a product to be deemed a winner.
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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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February 1, 2002
In a year marked by fewer competitions than in past years, veteran and novice competitors had to make their participation in every event count.
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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.
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February 1, 2000
Would anyone pay $150 for a set of nails by a top competitor? Do you know what brand of acrylic is used by the majority of top competitors? Is $5,000 a lot or a little to pay for your and your model’s travel expenses? Turn the page to learn fun facts about this industry’s elite.
Keywords: Alisha Rimando Alisha Sale Amy Becker Christopher Truong Darlene Feric
March 1, 1996
Tom Bächik, Sonia Glover, and Amy Cooper have a number of things in common. They’ve all demonstrated excellence in their industry, having ranked first, second, and third, respectively, in the 1995 Nail Competitions Ranking.
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