June 1, 2008
Staying active has to be a conscious effort. We can’t hold our jobs totally responsible for our weight issues, but they do play a role. I’ve seen from personal experience the effect of a sedentary job.
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February 1, 2008
A fond farewell from Cyndy Drummey and her "As I See It" column.
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January 1, 2008
As an overachiever in the realm of education, I wonder how many techs feel the same way I do.
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November 1, 2006
I know it can be a gigantic pain to deal with old polish but you shouldn’t throw it in the trashcan. Disposal of polish in most cities requires special handling.
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April 1, 2006
Our theme this month: Rejuvenation. Jump-start. Refresh. New beginnings. Spring cleaning. Reinvigorate.
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March 1, 2006
Why do so many Vietnamese immigrants choose the nail industry as a profession? How did it all start? And what is the future of the nail industry based on the growth of a single ethnic group?
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December 1, 2005
Like the George Bailey character in “It’s a Wonderful Life,” I sometimes wonder how bad off the world would be without the professional nail industry, my job, your job — Is it so bad that millions of women would go with unpolished nails?
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October 1, 2005
This issue is packed with ideas on education: the state of it, ideas on reforming it, complaints about it, praise for it (what else would you expect from a magazine that bills itself as “Advanced Education for Nail Professionals”?).
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September 1, 2005
What are the wildest excuses you've heard from your clients?
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July 1, 2005
If I was going to make over the nail industry, I'd start by challenging any state that required fewer than 600 hours for a nail license to raise their standards.
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June 1, 2005
If nail techs won't retail nail products, manufacturers will have to sell them in alternative outlets.
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May 1, 2005
Look out for some exciting changes in the next few months.
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April 1, 2005
Learning something new is what "back to basics" means to me.
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March 1, 2005
A client survey, conducted in conjunction with Allure Magazine, has some good news for professional salons.
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February 1, 2005
We're always trying to improve ... to make YOUR life and work easier.
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