July 1, 2005
For the perfect makeover cover, we enlisted the help of two of the industry’s finest nail techs turned entrepreneurs — Entity Nail Couture’s Tom Holcomb and Tom Bachik.
March 1, 2005
August 1, 2004
For this month's cover shoot, John Hauk, top competitor, salon owner with a full book of clients, and OPI Products’ new technical advisor, helped us create a Puccini-inspired nail look.
February 1, 2004
December 1, 2003
Despite her demanding schedule, salon owner and Team Creative member Tiffany Greco joined us at Sangria — a Hermosa Beach, Calif., bar and restaurant — to give model Tonya Salvant the perfect party pedicure.
This month's cover tech, Tiffany Greco, focuses on education.
November 1, 2003
A man's desire for buffed nails is providing a growth opportunity for salons.
July 1, 2003
Naoko, who has been doing nails for eight years, learned how to run a nail business during her three years as a manager at a Tokyo nail salon.
April 1, 2003
This month’s cover comes to you all the way from Russia. Russian women are very fashion-conscious and feminine in their styles. With a full set of nails costing around $120 U.S. dollars (and rebalances costing $60) not all women can afford enhancements, but a growing number of women visit salons regularly.
February 1, 2003
For this month’s cover, we asked Danny Haile to recreate the long, red nails from yesteryear.And we challenged him to put his own modern spin on the look.
December 1, 2002
November 1, 2002
October 1, 2002
Tom Holcomb is no stranger to photo shoots. In addition to the many cover shoots he has done with NAILS, Tom also does the nails for EZ Flow’s ads.
August 1, 2002
July 1, 2002
Lee-Anne Baker-Smith did two sets of nails and one set of toe-nails when she came to Los Angeles to do a Nails cover shoot.
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