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
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.”
February 1, 1997
A nail technician at She’s Got Nails in Westland, Mich., Catherine did sculptured acrylic nails on this month’s cover model.
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.
Nails From the 2015 Met Gala22 photos
On the Road with Hannah Lee34 photos
In nail art, paint dots made using the tip of a pointed instrument.
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
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