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Editor's Note: What About A National Standard for Competitions?

June 1, 1996  | Article

I think the balance of scoring should be even between shaping and product control.

Keywords: As I See It   competitions  

She's Banking On Beautiful Nails

May 1, 1996  | Article

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  

Ladies, Start Your Engines: Consider Competing

December 1, 1995  | Article

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.

Keywords: competitions  

Cover Tech: Keeping a Competitive Edge

October 1, 1995  | Article

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  

Cover Tech: Tom Bachik Is a Man on a Mission

September 1, 1995  | Article

“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  

The Neatest Tech Around

July 1, 1995  | Article

"Manicure table manners" are rewarded

Keywords: business building   California   competitions   doing nails for photo shoots   manicure tables  

Kim Morgan: The Nation's #1 Nail Competitor for 1993 Attains Her Goal to Do NAILS' Cover

July 1, 1994  | Article

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  

Fiberglass Or Acrylic?

April 1, 1994  | Article

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  

Are Nail Competitions Fair?

April 1, 1994  | Article

Competition is rivalry between skilled persons, and the theory that once you have competed and won, you should step down is absurd.

Keywords: competitions   Galaxy Nail Products   Kym Lee   Sissy McQuinn   Vicki Peters  

Cover Tech Katrina Rouillard: Pretty In Pink and White

April 1, 1994  | Article

People now want natural-looking nails, and pink and white nails look very natural,” says Katrina Rouillard of her favorite technique. “I do sculptured acrylics with forms, again because I think acrylics with forms look more natural than tips. I use plain pink and white powders.”

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   competitions   doing nails for photo shoots  

Behind the Scenes: Vicki Peters

December 1, 1993  | Article

This self-assertive go-getter is always on the lookout for ways to do her job better, faster, and easier.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   combatting burnout   competitions   doing nails for photo shoots   Vicki Peters  

A Message From a Well-Traveled Nail Competitor

December 1, 1993  | Article

Keywords: competitions   Kim Patterson  

What Do Competition Judges Want?

August 1, 1992  | Article

The answer is: consistency, superior workmanship, flawless polish, appropriate length and shape, and a high finish.

Keywords: competitions  

At the Top of the Heap: Tom Holcomb Makes a Competition Comeback

May 1, 1990  | Article

Known as "the guy who does nails" Tom Holcomb comes back to nail competitions in fighting form.

Keywords: competitions   Tom Holcomb  

Nailco Sponsors First Annual International Show in Michigan

December 1, 1986  | Article

Keywords: competitions   Nailco  

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