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
February 1, 2000
Canadians are just as passionate about the nail industry as their American neighbors, and with the recent rise of nails-only salons and nail services up north, the time is right for the installation of associations, expansion of education, and – most importantly – the certification or licensure of nail technicians.
Keywords: Canada Debbie Krakalovich international licensing MMA
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
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
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