September 1, 1999
In the Land of the Rising Sun, nail care is rising in popularity. As manufacturers jockey for market share and brand loyalty, Japanese nailists bring a flair for nai design and a perfectionist streak that has the world watching.
Keywords: CND George Schaeffer international Japanese nail industry Jim Nordstrom
February 1, 1999
I was in beautiful Toronto for four days visiting salons and attending the Canadian Hairdresser magazine show. I learned that our salon neighbors to the north share a lot of the same joys and frustrations in their work as you do. Although still not as prominent, discount salons are redefining the nail industry there as well.
Keywords: Canada Debbie Krakalovich international On The Road
November 1, 1998
Light-activated gel systems have been revamped for the healthy, odor-free environment of the 90s.
Keywords: En Vogue gels IBD international Nailco
September 1, 1998
The Professional Association of Nailcare Specialists and Nailtechnicians of Germany is formed to support German nail techs.
Keywords: associations European nail industry German nail industry international
September 1, 1998
Although she says nails are not big business in Germany, the women who do get their nails done prefer artificial services to natural. Gels are far and away the most popular service, according to Mapp.
Keywords: German nail industry Germany international
February 1, 1998
Artificial nails have been steadily gaining in popularity in Sweden over the last six years
Keywords: EZ Flow international Sweden
April 1, 1997
As competition increases, the gap between Asian salons and the rest of the industry is actually getting smaller. To keep their English-speaking clientele, Asian nail technicians are making efforts to learn the language and expand their salon services, while non-Asian salons are discovering the value of quick service and client convenience.
Keywords: discount salons international keeping your business competitive licensing promoting your services
October 1, 1996
It’s not always easy to network with other salon owners, since all of us are so busy, and many of us keep our business dealings “close to the vest.”
Keywords: Australian nail industry international networking Paula Gilmore service pricing
December 1, 1995
Being a nail pioneer in Nigeria isn’t easy. But Adetokunbo Awogboro is blazing trails right and left, with a little help from loyal clients, and a friendly customs officials or two.
Keywords: distribution international licensing nails-only salons opening a new salon
November 1, 1995
Jan Arnold introduced the company’s new educational program, The Creative Academy, to more than 200 attendees.
Keywords: CND international Jan Arnold
November 1, 1995
According to the company, nails are already a focal point for many Arab women. Hands are often the only uncovered area, and traditional henna designs are applied to accentuate the nails.
Keywords: Dubai international Middle East Star Nail Products
September 1, 1995
“I got started doing nails through my mother, Sandra Bauer, who has been doing nails for almost 30 years now. I always watched my mother work, and I was always fascinated with nails,” saysSheilie Lucke, a German nail technician profiled this month.
Keywords: German nail industry Germany international salon profiles
August 1, 1995
Electra Sawbridge has London head-over-nails in love with her cozy, classy salon.
Keywords: celebrity nail techs England international