September 1, 2002
The second annual nail competition proves that competing really is a global event.
October 1, 2001
Top competitors and educators share their tips and techniques for shaving time from the acrylic maintenance service.
April 1, 2001
New competition opportunity has global vision.
March 1, 2001
Have you ever been curious about competitions or wondered what it would be like to compete? Have you ever wondered why some nail technicians like to compete so much? Well, I was curious. Here's the story of my first competition experience. I hope that it will encourage you.
February 1, 2001
With a stunning nine first-place wins, Japan’s Eriko Kurosaki captures this year’s top spot on a list comprised of a handful of veteran winners and a surprising number of new faces. Read on to learn the final results and to get acquainted with some of your industry’s finest competitors.
November 1, 2000
June 1, 2000
May 1, 2000
John Hauk knows that a good model is essential to winning in nail competitions. Some of those same skills help retain clients.
August 1, 1999
Our staff was daunted yet excited by the caliber of the salons who entered our first annual Salon of the Year competition.
June 1, 1999
Since there is no certain way to know how many competitors are in each competition or whether they’re ranked competitors, we can’t award bonus points based on whether a competition is crowded with the top people.
April 1, 1999
June 1, 1998
Losing is one of the few places in life where things are black and white. The difference, however lies in how each person chooses to deal with the experience.
Brenda Bollard has what it takes to be a cover technician — superior technical skills — so this year her dream came true.
October 1, 1997
Christopher Truong recently became an educator for OPI Products because he says many nail technicians need help with certain skills, especially when it comes to proper product application.
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Soft/Soak-Off8 photos
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Hard/Traditional18 photos
Also called a hardener; applied to the natural nail before the base coat.
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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