October 1, 2003
This year’s Nail Technician of the Year finalists wowed us with their expertise and dedication to the nail industry. On the next few pages, you’ll get to meet all six of them and find out why they’re among the best in the industry has to offer.
October 1, 2002
In this month's Reader to Reader column, techs share their best practices.
September 1, 2002
Escape Nail Spa in Antioch, Ill., is a delightfully warm salon where vacationers and locals alike can feel at home while getting their nail and feet treats.
February 1, 2002
Although salon owner Mary Metscaviz has been in the nail industry for nearly 25 years, it wasn’t until three years ago that she opened her own salon.
“When I found out, I was a finalist for the second year in a row, I was very excited and nervous. I felt like I must be doing something right to be selected again as a finalis."
February 1, 2001
This year our standouts include Mary Metzcaviz, Gari-Dawn Tingler, and Darlene Feric.
With a stunning nine first-place wins, Japan’s Eriko Kurosaki captures this year’s top spot on a list comprised of a handful of veteran winners and a surprising number of new faces. Read on to learn the final results and to get acquainted with some of your industry’s finest competitors.
The finalists and winner in NAILS Salon of the Year [5+ Nail Technicians]
June 1, 2000
February 1, 2000
Would anyone pay $150 for a set of nails by a top competitor? Do you know what brand of acrylic is used by the majority of top competitors? Is $5,000 a lot or a little to pay for your and your model’s travel expenses? Turn the page to learn fun facts about this industry’s elite.
March 1, 1999
Salon owner Mary Metscaviz says the formula for her two decades of success in the nail industry is total dedication to continually educating herself as well as her clients.
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On the Road with Hannah Lee34 photos
From helping to establish nail competitions in Florida to doing volunteer work at vocational schools, Cavo’s passion is just as commendable...
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