July 1, 1994
When NAILS Magazine phoned nail technician Kim Morgan to ask her to do the nails for the July cover, she was ecstatic.
April 1, 1994
Top nail competitors Connie Ortiz and Anita Lime discuss what they like and don’t like about acrylic and fiberglass system.
Competition is rivalry between skilled persons, and the theory that once you have competed and won, you should step down is absurd.
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.”
December 1, 1993
This self-assertive go-getter is always on the lookout for ways to do her job better, faster, and easier.
Nail shows are a part of our industry that I think the average nail technician overlooks. There is more than just product discounts offered at these shows. The education is invaluable as well as the opportunity to share ideas with other nail technicians.
August 1, 1993
Competitors got the chance to compete in a new competition called the Decathlon.
August 1, 1992
The answer is: consistency, superior workmanship, flawless polish, appropriate length and shape, and a high finish.
May 16, 1992
Top competitors share the minute-by-minute timetables that make them winners.
April 1, 1992
NAILS follows a new nail compettior from contest registration to the awards ceremony.
May 1, 1991
News from NAILS Magazine Tampa Show and Capitol Beauty Trade Show
Vicki Peters receives hundreds of phone calls from nail technicians who have questions about the art of competing. This month Peters answers the most frequently asked questions about competitions.
May 1, 1990
Known as "the guy who does nails" Tom Holcomb comes back to nail competitions in fighting form.
June 1, 1988
More than 70,000 salon industry professionals thronged to see the 71st annual International Beauty Show (IBS ’88) held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, March 13-15, 1988.
February 1, 1988
The show was attended by more than 2,500 nail technicians, students and guests from all over the country. Many technicians came from faraway just to enter the nail competitions.
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