December 14, 2009
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In journalism school, one of the oft-repeated maxims we learned about “what is news?” went as follows: “If the story is ‘dog bites man,’ it’s not news. If the story is ‘man bites dog,’ it is.”
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June 1, 2009
At Sundrops Nail Spot, salon client-turned-owner Stephanie Coulston provides the services she remembers as a child.
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May 26, 2009
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I wrote a blog entry for my Myspace page once about finding a good nail tech. It's one of my favorites actually. One of the things on the list was that if you are looking for
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April 16, 2009
| Blog Post
I’ve taken a liking to newbie nail tech Michele Hoffman of Arizona. She’s been e-mailing me pictures of her nail art ever since she graduated from Charles of Italy Beauty College in Lake Havasu City about
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June 26, 2008
Dr. Vivian Valenti, creator of the UV topcoat, Dazzle Dry, and Be Silky, interviewed on Good Morning Arizona, on June 15, 2008.
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April 1, 2008
There are about 1,700 seeds in a pound; and 17 lbs. of jojoba seeds are required to produce one gallon of oil.
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March 1, 2008
A closer look at this shiny polish ingredient.
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November 1, 2007
Dee Feintuch, salon owner. In her other life: Mini Cooper enthusiast.
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June 1, 2003
Suzanne Hasslinger, a nail tech for nine years, works at Applause Salon in Scottsdale, Ariz., and has been educating with Nail Tek for almost two years.
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September 1, 2002
Often targeted by the industry for their supposed lack of knowledge and infrequent inspections, salon inspectors argue that they do the best they can with what they have. We went behind the scenes to find out what they do on the job, and how essential they really are to the industry.
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May 1, 2001
A visit to Scottsdale, Ariz., for the American Beauty Association’s annual Dialog conference was a perfect time to go up and visit Shelly Morley, our 2000-2001 Nail Technician of the Year.
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February 1, 2001
After being named runner-up in last year’s Salon of the Year Awards, Shelly Morley, a nail technician at Salon Elite in Prescott, Ariz., was determined to take the top prize at this year’s awards. Not that she didn’t like being named one of the top three nail technicians in the country. It’s just that coming so close to being Nail Technician of the Year – one point away from winning, in fact – only fueled her desire to obtain the top spot.
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January 1, 2000
On a recent visit to Scottsdale, NAILS advertising sales rep Michelle Mullen and I treated ourselves to a full set of pink and whites and a spa-type pedicure
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April 1, 1998
Apprentice programs give new nail technicians what formal school training leaves out in many states: hands-on experience. Whether replacing or augmenting classroom instruction, apprentice programs could be the answer to today’s educational shortcomings.
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March 1, 1998
While reflexology continues to grow as an add-on service, very few states even recognize its existence.
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