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Hedren, Tippi

August 13, 2014  | Encyclopedia

Tippi Hedren, best known for her role in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, is credited with helping the Vietnamese community first get started in the nail industry back in the 1970s.

Keywords: history of nail care   Tippi Hedren   Vietnamese salon industry  

Author Tracks the Modern Mani

May 1, 2014  | Article

Nails: The Story of the Modern Manicure is a vibrantly illustrated and impeccably researched history of the manicure, beginning with its 19th-century origins and tracing the trend all the way to its massive popularity today.

Keywords: books   history of nail care  

Viet Nails Documentary Teaser

March 30, 2013  | Video

New York-based filmmaker Adele Pham interviews Miss Professional Nails president Mike Vo and VietSALON associate editor Kim Pham in the initial stages of her research of the Vietnamese nail industry.

The updated trailer and new title, #NailedIt: Vietnamese and the Nail Industry, can be viewed by clicking here.

Keywords: history of nail care   NailedIt Documentary   Vietnamese salon industry   VietSALON  

Happy 30th Birthday to...Us!

February 8, 2013  | Photo Gallery

February 2013 marks the 30th anniversary of NAILS Magazine. That’s a pretty amazing milestone — and we’re still going strong.

Keywords: 30th Anniversary   Hannah Lee   history of nail care  

moon manicure

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A manicure in which the moon, or lunula, is painted a contrasting color to the rest of the nail or simply left bare.

Keywords: history of nail care   moon manicures   nail styles  

A History of Nails

September 29, 2012  | News

Allure's September 2012 issue featured a timeline of nail styles throughout history, starting in ancient Egypt and ending with nail decals and 3-D nail art. 

Keywords: history of nail care   nail trends  

Elizabeth Arden

March 9, 2012  | Encyclopedia

An innovator and entrepreneur, Elizabeth Arden opened the first Red Door salon on Fifth Avenue in 1910.

Keywords: full-service salons   history of nail care  

Cutex

March 9, 2012  | Encyclopedia

Cutex invented nail polish in 1917 and was the leading nail polish through the 1970s.

Keywords: history of nail care   polish removal  

Madge the Manicurist

February 26, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Keywords: history of nail care  

History of Nail Care

November 22, 2010  | Photo Gallery

We hope you enjoy this walk down memory lane. Please email your stories, memories, historical photos, and archives to us so we can consider them for this ongoing history "exhibit." Submit stories to hannah.lee@bobit.com.

Keywords: history of nail care  

Kupa’s UP-200 Celebrates 20 Years in the Industry

November 15, 2010  | Article

It’s been 20 years since Kupa Inc. introduced its popular and successful UP-200 electric file, but the company actually opened its door six years earlier.

Keywords: electric files   history of nail care   Kupa  

Nail Care Then and Now

February 2, 2010  | News

Good Housekeeping revisits nail care tips from as far back as 1948, and names today's product equivalent.

Keywords: consumer press   history of nail care   nail biting   natural nail care   OPI products  

Old Rule/New Rule: 12 New Ways of Looking at Our Industry

February 1, 2009  | Article

Take a fun walk down memory lane as NAILS chronicles some of the biggest changes in the nail industry's unwritten rules from the past two decades.

Keywords: add-on services   French manicures   history of nail care   men's services   natural nail care  

A Clear View on Polish

May 1, 2005  | Article

More than just color, nail polish is the finishing touch, the final step in a nail service. What’s in this product staple and how has it changed over the years?

Keywords: chemicals   history of nail care   ingredients   nail chemistry   polish  

Old School, Take 2: A Look Back at the Origins of Top Manufacturers

June 1, 2003  | Article

Last month we talked to three manufacturers who have been around for the last two decades. This month, three more manufacturers give us their take on how the industry has change and where it is headed.

Keywords: George Schaeffer   history of nail care   Jeff Pink   OPI products   Orly  
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VietSALON

The U.S. Vietnamese salon industry represents more than half of all salons. VietSALON serves this market with a bi-monthly Vietnamese language print magazine and a community-oriented website.

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