July 1, 2002
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The photograph on the cover of this magazine is the culmination of the efforts of so many people and so much time, you’d be flabbergasted. Here's a look behind the scenes.
October 1, 2000
Follow the steps outlined by agent Crystal Wright and you may join out industry’s most elite group by becoming one of the tech who makes celebrities and models look perfect before they step in front of the camera.
November 1, 1998
Cover tech Melinda Nelson has always been a nail junkie.
July 1, 1998
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November 1, 1997
“I was very nervous because I knew I would be representing OPI so there was pressure as well as a challenge,' says Tracey Revis about her first NAILS cover shoot. “I'm a total perfectionist—it's never good enough. You can never be too good because there's so much more to learn.”
May 1, 1996
Working 9 to 5 is definitely not the norm for Brenda Thomas, a nail technician at Stray Cats Exclusive Salon in Atlanta, Ga.
April 1, 1996
February 1, 1996
As a globetrotting educator for Orly International and Develop 10, cover tech Elsbeth Grutter-Schutz is able to stay up to date with what’s going on in the worldwide nail care industry.
October 1, 1995
July 1, 1995
A tidy workstation is this top tech's secret to success.
Down the Rabbit Hole11 photos
Earth Day Nail Art8 photos
An ocean vegetable rich in vitamins and minerals that contains elements essential to the proliferation of healthy skin cells.
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