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.
June 1, 2003
Suzanne Hasslinger, a nail tech for nine years, works at Applause Salon in Scottsdale, Ariz., and has been educating with Nail Tek for almost two years.
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
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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.
May 1, 2002
When we told Elsbeth that we were shooting a teen cover to go with our cover story on teenagers, she conducted an informal poll of teenage girls in her neighborhood to see what they like to wear on their nails.
March 1, 2002
December 1, 2001
When Alisha, who has been doing nails for seven years, came out to do our shoot she stayed with NAILS’ cover veteran Tom Holcomb.
November 1, 2001
Tom Bachik, who travels the world educating nail techs for Creative Nail Design, is hard to pin down, so we figured why not get this master tech to do two covers at once.
August 1, 2001
July 1, 2001
This month’s cover was truly a team effort of Salina Rush and Dianne D'Agnolo.
Succulent Scrubs8 photos
At Long Last: An Intro to Longer-Lasting Polish7 photos
A term referring to primers that contain methacrylic acid.
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
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