January 1, 1998
We decided that we’d not only solicit the input of our readers, their quotes and commentary, but we’d turn over this issue to our readers to write in their own voices.
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November 1, 1997
I have learned one thing about nail technicians: They want the truth about the products they use and they can tell when they're getting it.
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September 1, 1997
It's a distressing fact that for the last few years there has been relatively little movement in salon service prices.
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August 1, 1997
Don’t give a client a reason to leave you and do her own nails. Show her that the salon experience cannot be duplicated—no matter what product she gets her hands on.
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July 1, 1997
NAILS show ’97 is a show for every exhibitor or attendee who ever said they were “showed out.” T
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June 1, 1997
NAILS Magazine brings home two more Maggie Awards to add to its collection.
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March 1, 1997
The nail industry is not the place it used to be: frankly, it's harder than ever to keep a business growing and competing in today's market, not just for salons, but for manufacturers, distributors, schools, and everyone else serving the professional nail salon industry.
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January 1, 1997
As an industry, we endured more than a year of constant television and news reports that scared potential salon customers into thinking that they took their lives into their hands by getting a manicure.
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December 1, 1996
Why is it that nail salons are not selling record-breaking amounts of nail polish themselves? Because they’re not trying.
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September 1, 1996
The presentation of your Salon of the Year packages was magnificent, the warmth and sincerity of your essays and letters was deeply touching, and the chance to get a glimpse into your businesses and your lives was a rare and special opportunity for all of us.
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August 1, 1996
We have redesigned our magazine, almost from cover to cover, starting with our logo. We set out to develop a logo that was contemporary, elegant, and bold, and still said it all perfectly succinctly: NAILS.
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June 1, 1996
I think the balance of scoring should be even between shaping and product control.
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March 1, 1996
On the one hand, Chanel's Vamp polish did wonders for nails by getting everybody talking about it and by getting people looking at nails and wearing color. On the other hand, it should have come from one of our own professional manufacturers first.
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