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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: competing   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   competition models   competitions   Lee-Anne Baker-Smith   Nail Olympics  

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   Diana Tingle   John Hauk  

Cure Competition Jitters

March 1, 2003  | Article

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

Keywords: competition techniques   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   Diana Tingle   Ellen Torchia   Jacqui Jefford  

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  

Nail Olympics Earns Its Weight in Gold

September 1, 2002  | Article

The second annual nail competition proves that competing really is a global event.

Keywords: Backscratchers   CND   competitions   Dianne D’Agnolo   EZ Flow  

Top 25 Competitors for 2001

February 1, 2002  | Article

In a year marked by fewer competitions than in past years, veteran and novice competitors had to make their participation in every event count.

Keywords: Alisha Sale   Amy Becker   CND   competition products   competitions  

Feel the Need for Speed?

October 1, 2001  | Article

Top competitors and educators share their tips and techniques for shaving time from the acrylic maintenance service.

Keywords: Alisha Sale   backfills   competitions   customizing nail tips   fills  

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