December 1, 2003
Darlene Johnston from Hagersville, Ontario earns 2003 Canadian Nail Technician of the Year award.
April 1, 2001
New competition opportunity has global vision.
November 1, 2000
June 1, 2000
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.
June 1, 1996
I think the balance of scoring should be even between shaping and product control.
May 1, 1996
Working 9 to 5 is definitely not the norm for Brenda Thomas, a nail technician at Stray Cats Exclusive Salon in Atlanta, Ga.
October 1, 1995
Winning nail competitions could get you noticed. How about being called to endorse nail products? Add to that starting your own product line! The sky's the limit for technician Kim Morgan.
July 1, 1995
"Manicure table manners" are rewarded
April 1, 1994
Competition is rivalry between skilled persons, and the theory that once you have competed and won, you should step down is absurd.
December 1, 1993
This self-assertive go-getter is always on the lookout for ways to do her job better, faster, and easier.
August 1, 1992
The answer is: consistency, superior workmanship, flawless polish, appropriate length and shape, and a high finish.
Earth Day Nail Art8 photos
2014 Mural Contest: A Blast From the Past11 photos
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
How do you react to negative feedback?
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