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Contest Winners Strut Into View

February 1, 2007  | Article

This entirely digital competition drew entrants from 19 states and five different countries.

Keywords: BeautyTech.com   competitions   enhancements   mixed-media nail art  

How to Ace a Nail Competition

October 1, 2006  | Article

Ahh … the joys of victory and the agony of defeat. In the nail competition arena, bringing home the trophy takes much more than skill — it starts with proper preparation, practice, a positive attitude, and a passion for competing.

Keywords: competitions  

Iron Techs: Creative Techs Work With What They're Given

March 1, 2006  | Photo Gallery

We gave 10 innovative nails techs a hodge-podge of items and instructed them to create five nail tips using only the items in their box full of goodies. As you can see, all came away with different creations using exactly the same materials.

Keywords: CND   competitions   Essie   It's So Easy   mixed-media nail art  

Remember: It's Just Paint

June 1, 2005  | Article

Award-winning nail tech Kathleen M. M. Ringwood-Wood of Poughkeepsie, N.Y. shares her tips on creating noteworthy nail art.

Keywords: beginner nail art   competitions   Nail art  

Get Ready to Compete

January 1, 2005  | Article

Technicians are often afraid or intimidated when it com to entering a nail competition. Oftentimes, it is simply because they don’t know what to expect. These helpful tips are exactly what a new competitor needs to rise to the challenge.

Keywords: competition judging   competitions   Patricia Yankee Williams  

Get Ready to Compete

January 1, 2005  | Article

Technicians are often afraid or intimidated when it comes to entering a nail competition. Oftentimes, it is simply because they don’t know what to expect. These helpful tips are exactly what a new competitor needs to rise to the challenge.

Keywords: competitions   Patricia Yankee Williams   Top 25 Competitors  

Lost in translation: NAILS Editor Visits Japan

January 1, 2004  | Article

Sitting in the crowd, listening as nailists explained new techniques or styles in Japanese, I found I wasn’t completely in the dark. Why not? Because I found out that what I had in common with everyone here was we all spoke a universal language — of nails.

Keywords: Alisha Rimando   competitions   Danny Haile   international   Japanese nail industry  

Kudos for Online Competitors

January 1, 2004  | Article

Best of Stuff winner Janet Martin of South Charleston, W.V. earns a NAILS cover shoot along with her share of more than $8,000 in prizes.

Keywords: competitions   contests   enhancements   Nail art   nail art contests  

She's a Winner Up North [and Everywhere Else]

December 1, 2003  | Article

Darlene Johnston from Hagersville, Ontario earns 2003 Canadian Nail Technician of the Year award.

Keywords: awards   canada   competitions  

I’m Ready For My Close Up

September 1, 2003  | Article

As a NAILS editor it is my job to learn the ins and outs of the nail industry.

Keywords: CND   competitions  

Don’t Settle for First Place in a Second-Class Field

June 1, 2003  | Article

Some nail techs are reluctant, apparently, to compete at all because they feel they have no chance if the top competitors are participating.

Keywords: competitions  

Competition Products That Are Built to Win

June 1, 2003  | Article

Today’s batch competition products offer great results in the nail area - as well as in the salon. We talked to top competitors to find out what it takes for a product to be deemed a winner.

Keywords: Amy Becker   competition products   competitions   John Hauk   Laura Scott  

Cure Competition Jitters

March 1, 2003  | Article

“What works for me is doing the polished hand first,” veteran competitor John Hauk says. 

Keywords: competitions   John Hauk  

2002 Top 25 Competitors

February 1, 2003  | Article

The pool of available competitions shrunk, making it more difficult for both veteran and novice competitors to exercise their skills and earn points. Yet while the opportunities to participate may have diminished, determined techs kept the competitive spirit alive.

Keywords: Amy Becker   competitions   John Hauk   Laura Scott   Lorena Marquez  

Canada Coronates Winning Nail Techs

February 1, 2003  | Article

Jennifer Moon-Hillman of Methods Salon in Chatham, Ontario, took the top prize in the annual Contessa Awards' Nail Enhancement category. 

Keywords: canada   Canadian nail techs   competitions   Contessa Awards   contests  

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