November 19, 2012
August 1, 2001
Taking a cue from Steven Covey, author of “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective people”, the NAILS editorial team identified seven characteristics, or habits, of the highly successful nail technicians we’ve met over the past 18 years.
November 1, 2000
February 1, 2000
Canadians are just as passionate about the nail industry as their American neighbors, and with the recent rise of nails-only salons and nail services up north, the time is right for the installation of associations, expansion of education, and – most importantly – the certification or licensure of nail technicians.
January 1, 2000
Who leads when other follow? Who sets the standard? Who are the trend setters?
February 1, 1999
I was in beautiful Toronto for four days visiting salons and attending the Canadian Hairdresser magazine show. I learned that our salon neighbors to the north share a lot of the same joys and frustrations in their work as you do. Although still not as prominent, discount salons are redefining the nail industry there as well.
May 1, 1998
Award-winning salon owner Debbie Krakalovich was introduced to the nail industry when she herself was a nail-biting client.
September 1, 1997
No shows, nit-pickers, the perpetually tardy - clients can drive you nuts. NAILS asked the crews of two Salon-of-the-Year-award-winning establishments to share their biggest client pet peeves.
June 1, 1997
February 1, 1997
Three of this year's five Contessa nominees worked at Debbie Krakalovich’s salon, The Nail Shoppe, in Toronto.
November 1, 1996
What started in 1992 as an offshoot of NAILS Magazine to organize professional nail technicians and be a vehicle to provide low-cost insurance, is now a trade organization to be reckoned with.
September 1, 1996
The presentation of your Salon of the Year packages was magnificent, the warmth and sincerity of your essays and letters was deeply touching, and the chance to get a glimpse into your businesses and your lives was a rare and special opportunity for all of us.
July 1, 1996
After 15 years as a nail technician and owner of The Nail Shoppe in Toronto, Canada, Debbie Krakalovich was due for some recognition.
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