October 1, 1998
From a career as a part-time manufacturer's educator to a full-time industry consultant, the nail industry presents myriad opportunities.
March 1, 1998
Nail Express proves that “discount salon” is an issue of pricing, not of practices with its upscale decor; high technical and sanitation standards, and “the client is queen” attitude.
January 1, 1998
We've pulled together some of our favorite snapshots and snippets from the 1997 Salon of the Year Awards entries.
July 1, 1997
Two schools have been revealed as “diploma mills,” selling certification of school hours. More than 2,000 licensees are suspected of holding fraudulent licenses.
July 1, 1996
When Stevie Ehmer gave up her big-bucks tourist industry job to open a day spa/salon, she was really looking to go home again to relationships, familiar faces, and the comfort of community.
February 1, 1995
This year's winners span North America and inspire with their creative and optimistic approach to business and customer service, as well as their passion for nails.
December 1, 1994
The 5th Annual Premiere Beauty Show held August 21-22 in Orlando, Fla., was tough for the nail competitors.
October 1, 1994
The Palm Beach County, Fla., School Board has cancelled the nail program in its vocational schools until ventilation problems are resolved.
November 1, 1993
The summer 1993 Board of Cosmetology newsletter published by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation incorrectly stated that alcohol and Barbicide are no longer considered effective by the state board in destroying the HIV/AIDS virus and other contagious diseases.
August 1, 1993
Give and take is the secret to success for these 10 women, who are some of the nation’s top nail technicians. They give their all to clients and their craft and take advantage of every opportunity that arises.
August 1, 1992
Coni Notter — nail technician, aerobics instructor, and leotard designer — finds that locating her salon in a gym allows her to juggle three businesses.
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