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The 10 Points of Perfection

September 1, 2001  | Article

These judging criteria may help you figure out why your nails don’t look exactly like the ones winning trophies.

Keywords: competition judging   competition techniques   competitions  

The Nail Olympics Defies the Trends, Sets Its Own

April 1, 2001  | Article

New competition opportunity has global vision.

Keywords: As I See It   competitions   Nail Olympics   tradeshows  

The Diary of a First-Time Competitor

March 1, 2001  | Article

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.

Keywords: competitions  

The Top 25 Nail Competitors of 2000

February 1, 2001  | Article

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.

Keywords: Alisha Sale   Amy Becker   competitions   Darlene Feric   Japanese nail industry  

Behind The Scenes: Michiko Matsushita

November 1, 2000  | Article

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   CND   competitions  

Just My Opinion: Is the Competition Fair?

June 1, 2000  | Article

Keywords: competitions   Darlene Feric  

Behind the Scenes: Cover Tech Takes Special Care of Competition Model

May 1, 2000  | Article

John Hauk knows that a good model is essential to winning in nail competitions. Some of those same skills help retain clients.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   competitions   John Hauk   Top 25 Competitors  

NAILS in Japan

September 1, 1999  | Article

In the Land of the Rising Sun, nail care is rising in popularity. As manufacturers jockey for market share and brand loyalty, Japanese nailists bring a flair for nail design and a perfectionist streak that has the world watching.

Keywords: California state regulations   CND   competitions   cosmetology schools   customer service  

Salon Of The Year Awards Honored Few, Inspired Many

August 1, 1999  | Article

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  

Competitors Ranking Brings Out, Well, Competitiveness

June 1, 1999  | Article

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  

A Sisterly Success Story

April 1, 1999  | Article

After being a competition model and watching her sister work, Kim Christopherson decided to become a nail tech.

Keywords: competitions   working with family  

Creative Competitions

June 1, 1998  | Article

You’ll love the two newest competitions unveiled by Sharon Parker at Ace Beauty Co.’s Fire and Frost show last February: “Trends” and “The Perfect Pedi.”

Keywords: competitions   Sharon Parker   tradeshows  

Just My Opinion: Be a Good Loser

June 1, 1998  | Article

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  

Behind the Scenes with Brenda Bollard

June 1, 1998  | Article

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  

NAILS Shows ‘97 Rolls Out the Red Carpet

February 1, 1998  | Article

Made-to-order sunny weather; your favorite industry celebrities, a glamorous awards ceremony a VIP cocktail reception... sounds like the Academy Awards, right?

Keywords: Christopher Truong   Claudine Morgan   competitions   Connecticut   Dr. Richard Scher  

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