July 1, 2006
Do you ever wonder how some of the industry’s biggest power players got their start — in life and in the beauty industry? Are you interested in how their minds work? From theme song to what car they drive, we’re letting our readers peek behind the curtain of some of the nail world’s most powerful players.
March 1, 2006
Three beauty industry professionals — a salon owner, a manufacturer, and a school owner — give us their thoughts on the matter.
Which came first, the chicken of the egg? That’s an age-old question that can have even the most sensible person engrossed in a deep discussion over the subject. A similar question looms over the professional beauty: do style trends drive product innovations, or do products innovations bring new trends to the forefront?
May 1, 2003
NAILS wouldn’t be celebrating its 20th anniversary if it weren’t for the support of many manufacturers in our industry. To help us celebrate this landmark, we talked to the top brass at several companies that have been around from our very beginning.
August 1, 2001
For 21 years, the "Queen of Polish" -- Essie's Essie Weingarten -- has worked hard to make her name—and her company-known. But despite all the attention she garners, there are still some things many people may not know about her.
August 1, 1999
That’s because Essie Weingarten, president and CEO of Essie Cosmetics, has elevated the naming of polish colors to an art form.
February 1, 1998
I want to thank all of the Salon of the Year finalists and their supporters who attended the awards banquet. We had a blast! The evening would not have been possible without the sponsorship of Nailco Salon Marketplace and Larry Gaynor, who also lent his unique humor to the proceedings as co-host.
March 1, 1996
During the one-week trip, they visited their two Japanese distributors, Nail Labo and Life Beauty Systems, and 15 salons.
December 1, 1995
So who are the brave nail technicians who handle the grooming needs of our industry’s greats? Here’s who does what to whom.
April 1, 1993
Essie Cosmetics sought a ruling against Dae Do International and New High Glass for trademark infringement.
January 1, 1992
Whatever the season, whatever their mood, there is a polish that will help your clients express it.
Wash-ful Thinking8 photos
2016 Nail Tech Event of the Smokies23 photos
Color gels can be used over natural nails, sculpted nails, and tips, and can be filed off or soaked off.
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How do I announce to my clients that I will be moving to a new salon?
The new products I’m using are adding time to each appointment. How do I adjust my schedule?
Why isn’t my Gelish application curing properly?
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
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