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.
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.
May 1, 2004
Men deserve great-looking, strong nails just as much as your female clients.
February 1, 2004
1984 was quite a year. Apple Computer introduced the Macintosh, stonewashed jeans had just made their entrance into pop culture, and Backscratchers Salon Systems introduced fiberglass wrap technology.
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.
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.
September 1, 2002
The second annual nail competition proves that competing really is a global event.
May 1, 2002
The industry, and I personally, lost a dear friend recently when NAILS sales rep Helen Vanegas died.
November 1, 2001
Backscratchers' president Michael Megna challenged nail artists to capture his prize Mustang on nail tips that he could showcase in a customized center console.
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?
September 1, 1997
September 1, 1997
The latest tip styles are all about flexibility and of serving the needs of as many different clients as possible while making the nail technician’s job easier. Many of today’s designs are the result of suggestions from nail technicians themselves.
October 1, 1994
March 1, 1994
Salon sanitation is the biggest issue facing you as a professional today. If you do not abide by the codes of sanitation outlined by your state board, you risk losing not only your license but your reputation and clients as well.
Kym Lee, a Look Back in Pictures14 photos
Celebrity Nails: Awards Season 201652 photos
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