December 1, 1995
Orly not only launched the French Manicure, but promoted its development into the fashion statement it remains today.
May 1, 1995
January 1, 1995
When she opened her first salon in 1971, nails were still a noveltry. Since then, Hamlin has sold mroe than 50 salons, and nail care has become a billion-dollar industry.
Did you know that at one time black was the favorite color applied to fingernails, and that men — not women — wore it?
Just when you thought school was behind you, here’s a short history lesson in nails.
June 1, 1991
Since its origins in dentistry, acrylic for nails has improved steadily. What does the future hold for this product?
November 1, 1985
Looking Back At 30 Years In The Business With A Sense of Triumph
December 1, 1984
What is it that goes into OPI sculptured nail products? Personality…and lots of it. The personalities of the two key individuals who run and manage this acrylic product firm, and the imprint they have left on the three-year-old Southern California company, tell as much about their product as any chemical analysis…and probably more. A company’s policies and style are very much a reflection of the people who run it. Therefore, the question is not necessarily “what is OPI?” but “Who is OPI?”
August 1, 1984
A profile on one of the pioneering companies in the nail business: Nailmate
February 1, 1983
Nearly 70 years of recorded patents illustrate the growth of a product.
First nail show in San Francisco, new manicurist table, and a nail show from Jack Sperling in Chicago
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
Retail Boutique: Gift Wrap Items6 photos
Paper, silk, linen, fiberglass, or other fabrics or mesh that are applied in combination with cyanoacrylate as a natural nail coating, nail extension,...
How do you react to negative feedback?
Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
Will gel-polish cause traditional polish to become obsolete?
Do Nail Techs Really Need Resumes?
What’s the most unusual place you did nails?
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