July 31, 2014
Award-winning California salon owner.
March 1, 2006
Venice Beach, the bohemian artists’ neighborhood in Los Angeles that is home to skate rats, bodybuilders, and artsy types alike, has a new place to party — and beautify. Opened last year by a former party producer, Nitespa is a new full-service spa for night owls.
January 1, 2004
Talk about making good use of space. This San Francisco nail salon tucked away in a fashionable clothing boutique gives new meaning to the term double duty. Here, clients can shop and get their nails done — all in a hip, eclectic atmosphere.
February 1, 2003
Full of antique stores and historic old buildings, walking through the streets of Old Towne Orange is like taking a step back in time. You would never even know that a dreadful California freeway looms just a short distance away.
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?
April 1, 1997
Big, small, upscale, and discount salons heavily dot Ventura Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley (about 20 miles northwest of Los Angeles). Here’s a look at doing nails on this well-travelled street.
April 1, 1994
Nail technicians struggle to survive after California's Northridge earthquake devastates their business.
January 1, 1994
Nail Technician Uses Art Background to Her Advantage
April 1, 1992
Eimsuk Arminio combines a background in commercial art and a love of nails to make her work successful beyond the salon.
Arty Hand Displays: Cool or Creepy?7 photos
Nails That Rock: Geode Nail Art13 photos
After a blow to the fingernail or toenail, an injured nail will commonly collect blood underneath in a condition called subungual hematoma.
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
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