July 22, 2014
Bright pink, leopard prints, and pop music at a nail salon? Meet London, Ontario, Canada’s Posh Pedicure Lounge, where the parties go late and girlfriends bond over pedicure chairs.
Keywords: Canada salon decor/design salon profiles
June 6, 2014
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Canadian Hairdresser Mirror Awards showcasing the height of talent that exists in the Canadian beauty industry. Jenn Titre took home the title of Nail Technician of the Year.
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March 29, 2012
After a successful career as a makeup artist, Vancouver salon owner Mika Morris segued into nails. Social media, creativity, and flexibility helped this beauty industry entrepreneur rise to the top.
Keywords: Canada salon profiles
March 5, 2012
On Sunday November 13, 2011, 70 nail professionals gathered in London, Ontario, Canada, for the third-annual CNTC Networking Event.
Keywords: Canada networking networking event
January 17, 2012
Congratulations to Catherine Cote of Candy Nail Bar in Montreal. She won the nail award in the 23rd annual Contessas.
Keywords: Canada Contessa Awards contests
May 25, 2011
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April 26, 2011
After attending a networking event in Michigan in 2009, nail techs Dayna Knight and Annette Sykaluk set out to bring a similar event to Canada. The two discussed “a mountain of ideas” over a glass of wine and the Canadian Nail Tech Connection (CNTC) was born.
Keywords: Canada networking
February 1, 2011
Congratulations to Jessica Marie Ellison of Jolie Beauty Bar in Toronto, who recently won an award in the 22nd annual Contessas.
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September 1, 2009
Managing editor Sree Roy visits Talons Nail Evolution in Victoria, B.C., Canada.
Keywords: Canada On the Road salon decor/design salon profiles
August 1, 2007
Try this free-hand marbled French for a variation of the classic French Tip.
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February 1, 2006
Jessica-Marie Ellison, an instructor at Yorkville School of Makeup and Esthetics in Toronto, picked up the award for Nail Tech Artist of the Year.
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December 1, 2003
Darlene Johnston from Hagersville, Ontario earns 2003 Canadian Nail Technician of the Year award.
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April 1, 2003
The competition categories were Hand-Painted Work and The Stuff of Nail Art, which included airbrushing, jewels, colored acrylic or gels, and glitters.
Keywords: Canada holiday nail art international nail art nail art contests
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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February 1, 2002
Anyone can teach you to manicure textbook-perfect nails – it takes a pro like Joanne Linck, head instructor at Cosmetique School of Nail Technology in Burnaby, British Columbia, to give a new tech the confidence to manage even the most hard-to-handle hands.
Keywords: Canada NAILS Educator of the Year Awards