August 13, 2014
Intrigued by the workings of the state board and hoping to learn more about the industry while contributing to it, Phoenix-based Privette served seven terms as a volunteer member of the Arizona State Board, where she offered both the nail technician’s perspective and helped to shape regulatory changes. Privette also has been actively involved in the NCA and its education programs, and she served two terms on the NIA board.
Keywords: Arizona NCA state licensing
May 29, 2014
Bellacures plans to further expand its footprint nationwide by opening 20 new franchises through a targeted expansion strategy in Northern California as well as Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Mexico, and Texas.
Keywords: Arizona business building California Colorado Florida
February 5, 2014
Politics Beauty is an umbrella organization that consists of state-level, grassroots advocacy organizations that initiate and address legislation that affects the beauty and barber industry. At its head is nail tech Tamara Johnson. We asked Johnson to tell us about the organization and how readers can become involved.
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December 3, 2013
Last week was very short for us at school, with Thanksgiving and all. We were working on waxing and models. All I have to say is it was very frustrating. My teacher was out the whole
Keywords: Arizona Colorado student issues
November 26, 2013
Editor’s Note: Kendra’s been busy over the last few weeks, but she’s here to check in with us before the holidays.Sorry I haven’t written in a few weeks. Last week we had seven chapters to get
Keywords: acrylics Arizona Colorado education student issues
October 21, 2013
My name is Kendra Budjenska and I live in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colo. I just recently moved up here in August from Arizona (talk about a crazy weather change).
Keywords: Arizona Colorado student issues
June 14, 2013
Academy of Nail Technology owner Linda McKew says the school has a great reputation in the Phoenix, Arizona metro area as the only place that specializes in nail training. The school being a salon itself, students regularly benefit from a hands-on education working with client services.
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March 12, 2013
Using her more than 19 years of experience as a nail tech, nail competitor, and manufacturer educator, Mindy Morgan times students at Nail Logic The Institute of Nail Technology to ensure efficient services, encourages artistic growth, and even teaches students how to use an e-file.
Keywords: Arizona nail programs nails-only schools school profiles young nails
December 18, 2012
Nancy Dodd sent us an e-mail — subject line “awesome nail tech” — a few months ago, singing the praises of S. Maria Chheo-Shen, who has influenced her life via YouTube tutorials and Facebook nail giveaways.
Keywords: Arizona contests mentoring social media tutorials
April 13, 2012
With a growing number of men opting to pay bills and forge careers from behind a nail table, NAILS takes a look at some male techs to find out what they think of their chosen profession and how they’re making it in a female-dominated industry.
Keywords: Arizona artist profiles California European nail industry European nail technicians
January 10, 2012
Angels on Earth Home Beauty LLC, a cosmetology dispatch service founded by entrepreneur Lauren Boice, filed a lawsuit against the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology accusing it of “irrational, oppressive, and unlawful regulations.”
Keywords: Arizona special needs clients state licensing state regulations
June 29, 2011
Hello my beautiful friends,I just finished watching Nail Files Episode 3 while I sit here in Scottsdale, Arizona. (It's 98 degrees at 11 pm — REDONK!!). Shout out to all of my HOT new Arizona friends!I'm
Keywords: Arizona California Katie Cazorla
May 31, 2011
Diane Self, Images Salon and Day Spa (Safford, Arizona)
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April 4, 2011
My name is Mallerie Hendrix and I love the arts. Anything that allows you to work with your hands and directly make people happy immediately gets my attention — be it music, fashion, or beauty. I
Keywords: Arizona Maricopa Beauty College student issues
January 13, 2011
My name is Classic and I am 31 school days away from graduating from my cosmetology school. My school is actually my third college I have attended, and while I’m in my late-20s it has only
Keywords: Arizona competitions