August 1, 2004
Our bodies weren’t designed to sit in a chair filing someone’s nails back and forth all day. But there are things we can do to prevent this potentially career-ending condition.
January 1, 2004
December 1, 2003
Hannah runs the show. Although my name tops the masthead there isn’t anyone who doesn’t realize that it’s Hannah in charge.
November 1, 2003
Frustrations with nail product distribution have led to manufacturers to refocus on the "little guy."
August 1, 2003
July 1, 2003
Salons know that savvy consumers are wary of dirty salons and so they conduct their sanitation procedures with a great flourish.
December 1, 2002
A recent Los Angeles Timesdid not air of dirty laundry of an industry, didn't try to uncover nasty business and salon practices -- just a well-researched article on why nail salon are so popular.
Heeding your body's warning signs may be the best way to avoid carpal tunnel syndrome.
November 1, 2002
If these kiosk salespeople can sell three-way buffers, why can't you?
October 1, 2002
Despite my long career in the professional nail industry I am unadventurous when it comes to my own nails.
September 1, 2002
A letter from an old friend causes me to reflect on what's changed ... and what hasn't.
August 1, 2002
SWOT means you should ask yourself: What are your Strengths, Weaknesses, Oppportunities, and Threats?
July 1, 2002
It doesn't show our industry in the best light, but it keeps us on our toes.
June 1, 2002
Which is it? Is the industry up or on the decline?
May 1, 2002
The industry, and I personally, lost a dear friend recently when NAILS sales rep Helen Vanegas died.
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Soft/Soak-Off8 photos
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Hard/Traditional18 photos
Cutex invented nail polish in 1917 and was the leading nail polish through the 1970s.
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