January 16, 2008
In its first-ever beauty awards, Cosmopolitan Asia’s selected CND’s SolarOil as the best nail treatment and Raw Earth Foot Buff as the best foot scrub.
Keywords: awards CND international
November 1, 2007
In this travel journal, former NAILS associate editor Jayna Rust goes to Asia. From China to South Korea, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia, she finds nail services everywhere (and happily tries them all out in order to report back to you).
Keywords: CND international LCN nail art OPI Products
September 1, 2007
As if Cabo doesn’t already sell itself, now there’s one more reason to head there for your next vacation — HIVE Salon + Spa. Located on the grounds of the One & Only Palmilla hotel in Los Cabos, Mexico, HIVE has locals and tourists alike swarming to this hot spot.
Keywords: international opening a new salon salon profiles Signature Services
August 1, 2007
Ever dream of traveling the world with just the clothes on your back and your professional travel kit? Here’s what you could expect to find if you were a nail tech (or a client!) in other parts of the world.
Keywords: alternative careers international
December 1, 2005
Though fairly young by American standards, the Polish nail industry is well on its way to becoming a bigger player in the international nail market.
Keywords: acrylics international nail art
May 1, 2005
Japanese people place a high premium on personal appearance. Combined with plenty of disposable income, the typical Japanese consumer is able to dedicate substantial time and resources to her appearance. Beauty professionals reap the rewards of this interest and are well-compensated for their efforts.
Keywords: international Japanese nail industry nail art
July 1, 2003
Keywords: international My Other Life
July 1, 2003
The annual competition gave techs a chance to highlight their advanced skill and creative vision.
Keywords: contests international nail art contests
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.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes CND colored acrylics doing nails for photo shoots international
April 1, 2003
The competition categories were Hand-Painted Work and The Stuff of Nail Art, which included airbrushing, jewels, colored acrylic or gels, and glitters.
Keywords: Canada holiday nail art international nail art nail art contests
March 1, 2003
This Irish salon is a thriving and state of the art.
March 1, 2001
Russell Ross-Smith, who opened his first nail bar a little over a year ago, now has three TEN locations in London, with plans to open more this year. He was in the British army, stationed in Germany 10 years ago, when he first got the idea to open a nail salon.
December 1, 2000
How come the license that has become a symbol for professionalism halfway across the globe doesn’t hold the same cachet in this country?
Keywords: As I See It international licensing
July 1, 2000
NAILS has learned from correspondence from the U.S.-based Nail manufacturers Council and an interview with industry chemist Dough Schoon that an ingredient commonly found in acrylic systems called benzoyl peroxide (BPO) is under scrutiny in several European countries because of a regulatory classification issue.
Keywords: Doug Schoon ingredients international
May 1, 2000
Finland may lay claim to the title “cell phone capital of the world,” but we think nail tech Tina Daley’s comer of the United Kingdom may well quality as the cell phone art capital.
Keywords: international nail art