July 10, 2015
The NYT story on exploited nail techs got the industry talking about how to enforce fair wages. Is new legislation the answer or should we just be better at following laws already on the books?
Keywords: business management consumer press New York Times article on nail salons professionalism salon sanitation
June 11, 2015
The scoop on Caitlyn Jenner's Vanity Fair cover nails.
Keywords: celebrity nails consumer press Deborah Lippmann
May 18, 2015
Cyndy Drummey, NAILS Magazine group publisher, speaks with ABC7 The NOW Denver's Anne McNamara about what clients should look for when choosing a quality salon.
Keywords: consumer concerns consumer press Cyndy Drummey Industry News
May 12, 2015
NAILS Magazine and VietSALON Magazine applaud the New York Times exposé of the appalling exploitation of nail salon workers in certain communities and urge increased consumer awareness and enforcement efforts.
Keywords: consumer concerns consumer press New York New York licensing New York nail techs
May 11, 2015
Pass this information on to your clients to determine if the salon you have chosen is not only providing great nails, but a safe and healthy environment as well.
Keywords: consumer concerns consumer press
April 3, 2015
Chicago-based hip hop artist Kid Sister (now known as Jane Jupiter) released the "Pro Nails" single in 2007 with her debut album Ultraviolet. The music video, directed by Ruben Fleischer, is a remix of "Pro Nails" and features a verse and cameo from Kanye West. Filmed at a nail salon, it also features West and others moonwalking, dancing, and breakdancing with their fingers and newly manicured nails.
Keywords: celebrities celebrity nails consumer press nail trends
July 5, 2014
A good PR firm is worth its weight in gold, naturally, but what many people don’t know is that if you have the time and know-how, there are specific things you can do to secure some great coverage yourself.
Keywords: advertising/promotions consumer press
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.
Keywords: celebrity nail techs consumer press media coverage professional image
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.
Keywords: celebrities celebrity nails consumer press
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!”
Keywords: consumer press public relations
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.
Keywords: celebrities celebrity nail techs consumer press
May 13, 2013
Celebrity manicurist Naja Rickette joins reality show L.A. Hair.
Keywords: consumer press media coverage television
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.
Keywords: color blocking consumer press
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”.
Keywords: celebrity nail techs consumer press nail shapes
March 25, 2013
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.
Keywords: consumer press fantasy nail art product displays