September 16, 2013
Who would have thought the nail care industry’s most innovative company would get its start with a chance discovery in a dentist’s office? That’s where Dr. Stuart Nordstrom (demonstrating to his family, in the photo at the right), a practicing dentist, got the idea for a new nail enhancement product: A patient remarked that the material used to prepare temporary caps smelled like the material used to sculpt porcelain nails.
July 25, 2011
No time for an emergency salon nail fix? Try these.
March 30, 2011
Jan Nordstrom Arnold is a co-founder of Creative Nail Design and one of the children of Dr. Stuart and Mary Nordstrom. She continues to work for the company today, 30 years after its founding.
November 1, 2000
September 1, 2000
September 1, 1999
As a Creative Boot Camp attendee, I’m pretty familiar with the Creative Nail Design group. They’re fun, cutting-edge, hard workers, and the company and its educators consider themselves one big family.
May 1, 1999
October 1, 1998
November 1, 1997
At its annual BBSI party, Creative Nail Design celebrates the launch of the Gotham polish line in grunge fashion.
July 1, 1996
April 1, 1996
February 1, 1996
What does Revlon Consumer Products Corp. s acquisition of Creative Nail Design Systems, Inc., mean to Revlon, Creative, and the rest of the industry?
May 1, 1995
Nail technician want to dry polish fast, showcase it with a glossy shine, and preserve it with a durable finish. Can a top coat do all this?
December 1, 1993
March 1, 1993
A behind the scenes look at how products are developed.
Celebrate Good Times [With Nails!]8 photos
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
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Should the salon owner do nails herself?
How do you react to negative feedback?
Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
Will gel-polish cause traditional polish to become obsolete?
Do Nail Techs Really Need Resumes?
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