March 1, 1998
Debra Shoaff’s strong commitment to the industry and gaining the respect of her peers and public were why she entered NAILS’ 1996 Nail Technician of the Year Award. And guess what? She won.
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.
"Manicure table manners" are rewarded
May 1, 1995
Cover technician Juli Miller-Chen thrives on doing nails.
April 1, 1995
An "addiction" to beauty trade shows inspires nail technician to start a new business.
February 1, 1995
Do you have what it takes to star in a technical video? If you're a highly skilled professional and are unflappable under pressure, you probably do.
Her career path led her from grocery store clerk to nail technician to a member of CND's photo shoot team. Advice for others who are interested in having their nail work photographed.
January 1, 1995
At 31, Lisa Lavender was on top of the world. She had a successful nail salon, a loving husband, and a beautiful 3-year-old daughter. And then one morning her world collapsed.
October 1, 1994
As owner of Perfect 10 Nails, a licensed in-home salon, Lori Ribar has the best of both worlds — a lucrative career and a family all under one roof.
September 1, 1994
I’ve built my business doing fiberglass nails,” says Anita Lime, co-owner of Totally Together Hair and Nail Associates in Albany, Ga.
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