October 2, 2013
Ever dream big about doing the nails on the cover of Vogue? Perhaps you want to be the next Naja Rickette or Tom Bachik, dressing up the digits of Hollywood’s finest. If you’re a nail artist who is ambitious enough, anything is possible. Having an agent can help make your dreams a reality that much faster.
September 12, 2013
In episode 2007 of America's Next Top Model, the guys and girls all sport nail art for a photo shoot. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the models' nails "walking" the runway. Watch the full episode on the CW's website.
July 9, 2013
If you’ve ever seen a nail salon mentioned in your city magazine or on the local TV news and thought, “I wish they’d feature my salon,” we think it’s time to make your wish come true. Use this template to e-mail out a salon announcement that will have the media shouting “Extra! Extra! Check out this unique salon!”
June 6, 2013
Season 2 of L.A. Hair welcomes nail tech Naja Rickette to the boisterous mix at celebrity hairstylist Kim Kimble's Los Angeles salon. Catch the season premiere June 6 at 10 p.m. on WeTV.
May 13, 2013
Celebrity manicurist Naja Rickette joins reality show L.A. Hair.
April 16, 2013
"Is it wrong to buy an entire outfit to match your mani-pedi?" (Of course not!) We love this TJ Maxx commercial and the color block nail art done by celebrity manicurist Naja Rickette.
March 25, 2013
Duck nails — the controversial nail shape in which the free edge flares out like a duck bill — were a major source of drama on the TV series “What Not to Wear”.
Following on the heels of other nail art gallery exhibits, a San Francisco gallery showcased nail art as works of art during January and February.
March 13, 2013
October 18, 2012
Both Ebony and GENLUX recently featured Gelish manicures on their cover girls.
September 4, 2012
Modern Salon's September 2012 issue discusses why the nail business, which has grown significantly since last year, is a smart one for hair salons to be in.
August 7, 2012
July 26, 2012
Celebrity manicurist Lisa Logan was honored at Essence Magazine’s first annual “Best in Black Beauty Awards” in May.
February 13, 2012
Hand & Nail Harmony has a new line of magnetic Gelish soak-off gels called Magneto.
February 3, 2012
Moving On Up: Tucked inside and out of view, these salons seem to defy the first rule of business: location, location, location. How do salons succeed when they’re several stories up and out of sight?
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