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.
Keywords: competitions contests NAILS Salon of the Year Awards
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.
Keywords: As I See It competitions Top 25 Competitors
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.
Keywords: competitions Just My Opinion Top 25 Competitors
June 1, 1998
Brenda Bollard has what it takes to be a cover technician — superior technical skills — so this year her dream came true.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes competitions Kim Morgan
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.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes competitions OPI products salon chains Top 25 Competitors
June 1, 1996
I think the balance of scoring should be even between shaping and product control.
Keywords: As I See It competitions
May 1, 1996
Working 9 to 5 is definitely not the norm for Brenda Thomas, a nail technician at Stray Cats Exclusive Salon in Atlanta, Ga.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes competitions doing nails for photo shoots Kym Lee
December 1, 1995
Besides developing a greater understanding of what goes on behind the judges’ curtain, as a judge myself, I discovered a greater empathy for the competitors for putting themselves through a competition, and for judges, who have to quickly evaluate and score so many sets of seemingly perfect nails.
October 1, 1995
Winning nail competitions could get you noticed. How about being called to endorse nail products? Add to that starting your own product line! The sky's the limit for technician Kim Morgan.
Keywords: competitions promoting your services Top 25 Competitors Tweezerman
September 1, 1995
“Competition is in my blood,” says the husband, father, and former high school athlete.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes competitions EZ Flow Tom Bachik Top 25 Competitors
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.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes competitions doing nails for photo shoots Kim Morgan Top 25 Competitors
April 1, 1994
Top nail competitors Connie Ortiz and Anita Lime discuss what they like and don’t like about acrylic and fiberglass system.
Keywords: Anita Lime competition products competitions Connie Ortiz fiberglass wraps