April 1, 2005
A look at Russia's nail industry and its impact on the overall economy.
Toronto nail tech says that neons are popular, while Germany-based nail artist is seeing florals.
February 1, 2005
A look at the Australian nail industry.
January 1, 2005
In Norwegian, nails are "negler" and the average manicure price starts at $35.
July 1, 2004
Up close and personal with this year's Salon of the Year (1-4 Techs), Christine Turner's Body & Sol Tanning, Nails & Day Spa in British Columbia, Canada.
January 1, 2004
Sitting in the crowd, listening as nailists explained new techniques or styles in Japanese, I found I wasn’t completely in the dark. Why not? Because I found out that what I had in common with everyone here was we all spoke a universal language — of nails.
July 1, 2003
Whether she’s creating nail art for salon clients or murals for homeowners, her incredible eye for detail ensures remarkable work.
The annual competition gave techs a chance to highlight their advanced skill and creative vision.
June 1, 2003
April 1, 2003
This month’s cover comes to you all the way from Russia. Russian women are very fashion-conscious and feminine in their styles. With a full set of nails costing around $120 U.S. dollars (and rebalances costing $60) not all women can afford enhancements, but a growing number of women visit salons regularly.
The competition categories were Hand-Painted Work and The Stuff of Nail Art, which included airbrushing, jewels, colored acrylic or gels, and glitters.
March 1, 2003
This Irish salon is a thriving and state of the art.
December 1, 2002
It took several years of persuasive arguments and consumer research, but airport salons and spas are taking off. And the sky’s the limit as to the opportunities with on-the-go clients seeking convenience and speed.
July 1, 2002
NAILS asked Lisa Murphy, a nail tech living and working in Manama, Bahrain — an island located in the Persian Gulf just east of Saudi Arabia — to tell us about life in that remote region and how she got there in the first place.
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Celebrity Nails: Awards Season 201652 photos
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The new products I’m using are adding time to each appointment. How do I adjust my schedule?
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What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
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