December 1, 2007
Here are some gel tips from national show and education coordinator for Backscratchers Salon Systems, Roe Van Epps.
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November 1, 2007
Have you been interested in adding aromatherapy to your nail service menu, but were unsure about where to start? We provide you with some handy tips on working with essential oils, plus a closer look at some of the most popular ones.
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December 1, 2006
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We asked, and you told us. For the third year in a row, NAILS announces the winners of our annual Readers' Choice Awards. From Acrylics to Wraps--and everything in between--read on to see if your favorite products made it onto our 2006 list.
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July 1, 2006
Do you ever wonder how some of the industry’s biggest power players got their start — in life and in the beauty industry? Are you interested in how their minds work? From theme song to what car they drive, we’re letting our readers peek behind the curtain of some of the nail world’s most powerful players.
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June 1, 2006
With consolidation of distributors comes consolidation of the nail lines they choose to carry. Today, nail manufacturers are finding themselves looking for non-traditional avenues to get their products to potential clients.
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December 31, 2005
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The results are in for the second annual NAILS Readers' Choice Awards: your favorite products in every category and the Top 12 Favorite New Products, as voted on by the readers of NAILS Magazine.
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June 1, 2005
Salons are taking advantage of the internet by posting their service menus on their sites and even booking appointments online.
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December 1, 2004
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NAILS announces the winners of our first annual Readers' Choice Awards. These products were nominated by the manufacturers themselves and voted on by you, our readers.
Keywords: Air Impurities Removal Systems All Season Nails Almell Products Ltd. Antoine de Paris ArtNails
October 1, 2004
Whether linen, paper, silk, or fiberglass, chances are you’ve seen or done a wrap before. But have you ever thought about its humble beginnings? We decided to take a trip back in time to track the origins of wraps and see how far they’ve come.
Keywords: Backscratchers Becky Lynn Co. fiberglass fiberglass wraps history of nail care
July 1, 2004
Have you ever wondered who the person is attached to the voice on the other end of the telephone when you call a manufacturer for technical support? Meet four manufacturer’s educators and learn what a typical day is like.
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January 1, 2004
A brush-on application allows for ease-of-use and quick application, while the aerosol dryer is fast and provides a supersmooth finish.
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July 1, 2003
But when selecting a tip to fit your individual client’s nail, remember these six basic nail shapes and make your selection accordingly.
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September 1, 2002
The second annual nail competition proves that competing really is a global event.
Keywords: Backscratchers CND competitions Dianne D’Agnolo EZ Flow
May 1, 2002
The industry, and I personally, lost a dear friend recently when NAILS sales rep Helen Vanegas died.
Keywords: As I See It Backscratchers Mike Megna obituaries Star Nail Products
November 1, 2001
Nail files are being closely scrutinized in California, and manufacturers and nail technicians are crying foul. Is the state’s regulating agency being fair in its seemingly sudden crackdown on proper file disinfection?
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