January 1, 1996
September 1, 1995
“Competition is in my blood,” says the husband, father, and former high school athlete.
July 1, 1995
A tidy workstation is this top tech's secret to success.
May 1, 1995
Cover technician Juli Miller-Chen thrives on doing nails.
April 1, 1995
An "addiction" to beauty trade shows inspires nail technician to start a new business.
February 1, 1995
Her career path led her from grocery store clerk to nail technician to a member of CND's photo shoot team. Advice for others who are interested in having their nail work photographed.
January 1, 1995
At 31, Lisa Lavender was on top of the world. She had a successful nail salon, a loving husband, and a beautiful 3-year-old daughter. And then one morning her world collapsed.
October 1, 1994
As owner of Perfect 10 Nails, a licensed in-home salon, Lori Ribar has the best of both worlds — a lucrative career and a family all under one roof.
August 1, 1994
Postma is the sole nail technician at Paramount — for 3,000 employees.
July 1, 1994
When NAILS Magazine phoned nail technician Kim Morgan to ask her to do the nails for the July cover, she was ecstatic.
April 1, 1994
People now want natural-looking nails, and pink and white nails look very natural,” says Katrina Rouillard of her favorite technique. “I do sculptured acrylics with forms, again because I think acrylics with forms look more natural than tips. I use plain pink and white powders.”
December 1, 1993
This self-assertive go-getter is always on the lookout for ways to do her job better, faster, and easier.
November 1, 1993
What started out as a hobby turned into a successful career for nail technician Nicholas Miller, who is now building an impressive portfolio.
February 1, 1993
Florence Griffith Joyner brought glamour and record speed to women’s track and field, becoming as well known for her long, painted nails as her sports abilities.
May 1, 1987
Our first major cover piece on polish generated excitement, enthusiasm, as manufacturers were contacted, research completed and product samples requested and received.
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