December 1, 2003
NBA star Charles Barkley's nails are done prior to his TV appearances.
April 1, 2002
Magician Penn Jillette wears red polish on only one finger ... for three reasons.
October 1, 2000
Follow the steps outlined by agent Crystal Wright and you may join out industry’s most elite group by becoming one of the tech who makes celebrities and models look perfect before they step in front of the camera.
July 1, 1999
While some may think the glamour of Hollywood is artificial, Jessica Vartoughian knows her celebrity clients are 100% au naturale when it comes to their nails.
June 1, 1999
You never know where connections might lead. In the case of Athena Elliott, a nail technician at The Upper Hand in Houston, they led to the home of heavyweight boxer Evander Holyfield.
December 1, 1998
Karol Singleton's client “Macho Man” Randy Savage appreciates the value of good grooming and finds getting a manicure relaxing.
Flo-Jo will always be remembered as an athlete who personified style, substance, grace ... right down to her fingertips.
May 1, 1998
July 1, 1997
Topping the list are Dennis Rodman, Oprah, and Rosie O'Donnell.
January 1, 1997
December 1, 1995
So who are the brave nail technicians who handle the grooming needs of our industry’s greats? Here’s who does what to whom.
February 1, 1994
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.
Nails From the 2015 Met Gala22 photos
On the Road with Hannah Lee34 photos
From helping to establish nail competitions in Florida to doing volunteer work at vocational schools, Cavo’s passion is just as commendable...
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Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
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What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
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