November 21, 2013
Gelish U.S. Dean of Education MaeLing Parrish utilized her background in art to establish herself as a nail educator in the U.S. Find out what makes her tick in the one-on-one interview below.
Keywords: artist profiles education Gelish Hand & Nail Harmony MaeLing Parrish
May 4, 2013
MTV Voices features nail art and the ladies of Kleur ("kuh-ler": the Afrikaans and Dutch translation of "color"). The Los Angeles-based collective is bringing nail art to the masses via custom nail art events in retail stores (like Urban Outfitters), art galleries, and other venues throughout Southern California and beyond. The collective consists of three women who are also jewelry designers, plus they each have a career in the music industry.
Keywords: abstract nail art artist profiles media coverage
September 30, 2012
After dabbling in competitions for years, nail tech Allison Baker started this year out with gusto by keeping her competition schedule full and her product applications perfect. Her hard work paid off — landing her in the #1 spot on this year’s Top 25 list above a group of very talented and competitive nail techs.
Keywords: artist profiles competitions nail competitors Top 25 Competitors
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: artist profiles male nail techs
March 13, 2012
A nail artist can exist in the most unlikely of places, and though NAILS keeps its attention focused on licensed nail professionals, this unlikely non-licensed nail artist has become a fan-favorite for his polish company employer.
Keywords: AII artist profiles China Glaze nail art
April 19, 2011
Veteran nail tech Michelle Sproat shares an excerpt from her new book-DVD set.
Keywords: 3-D nail art artist profiles colored acrylics gel overlays sculpting
March 24, 2011
Keywords: artist profiles nail art Nail Art Gallery
The improved Nail Art Gallery celebrates one year online with some amazing pictures and plenty to look at. Have you signed up yet?
March 21, 2011
Frustrated because industry networking groups were either too expensive or out of the area, nail tech Alica Best decided to create the Society of Nail Technicians.
Keywords: artist profiles networking
March 15, 2011
After more than 20 years of painting nails — a very tiny, very temporary medium — nail tech Robin Moses wants to show the world her true passion: her work on canvas.
Keywords: alternative careers artist profiles
December 1, 2010
Hailing from Indianapolis, the self-proclaimed “King of Nails” Jordan Do has been a consistent nail art dazzler since he first started doing nails 12 years ago
Keywords: acrylics artist profiles nail art
December 1, 2005
Nail tech/CND education director Doug Smith makes his modeling debut.
Keywords: artist profiles Behind the Scenes CND manufacturers educators
July 1, 1999
To see the work of an award-winning nail technician, just take a look at NAILS' cover this month. It's the handiwork of 1998 Nail Technician of the Year Athena Elliott.
Keywords: artist profiles Athena Elliott Nails Magazine Nail Technician of the Year
June 1, 1999
You never know where connections might lead. In the case of Athena Elliott, a nail technician at The Upper Hand in Houston, they led to the home of heavyweight boxer Evander Holyfield.
Keywords: artist profiles Athena Elliott celebrities celebrity nail techs
February 1, 1999
Top salons and techs honored at industry awards.
Keywords: artist profiles Athena Elliott NAILS Magazine Salon of the Year Awards
April 1, 1995
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