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
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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
After being a competition model and watching her sister work, Kim Christopherson decided to become a nail tech.
June 1, 1998
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.”
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.
February 1, 1998
Made-to-order sunny weather; your favorite industry celebrities, a glamorous awards ceremony a VIP cocktail reception... sounds like the Academy Awards, right?
January 1, 1998
Would I do it again? Maybe. Next time, I’ll handcuff the model to me and bring a lamp.
November 1, 1997
The Competition Team was introduced this year and has won its fair share of awards since.
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.
March 1, 1997
These tireless perfectionists have raised the standards of excellence throughout the industry and made nails a little more beautiful.
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