July 1, 2008
Allison Bishop, nail technician. In her other life: choral singer.
Keywords: international My Other Life
May 1, 2008
Zvi Ryzman of American International Industries merits an invitation to meet the Pope.
Keywords: American International Industries international Zvi Ryzman
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
September 1, 2007
Many have tried — and many have failed — to do for nail salons what Starbucks did for coffee shops. Our report shows that it’ll take innovative hiring, a simple and consistent sanitation program, and a major consumer PR campaign in order for a salon chain to become the name that clients most trust.
Keywords: business building European nail industry international New York Texas
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
June 1, 2006
This month's cover is a collaboration between NAILS Russia and NAILS Magazine.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes international Russia
February 1, 2006
When we found out we’d be getting a visit from Svetlana Klubkova, who works on the Russian NAILS Magazine, we were excited. This would be her first visit to California, and she wanted to take in some of our salon culture.
Keywords: international On the Road
January 1, 2006
How seven salons use indulgent pedicure services to increase their profits.
Keywords: add-on services Dashing Diva international Japan Korea
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
July 1, 2005
“Some salons do require nail techs to obtain certificates showing they went to school,” but others, such as Uñas Finas (Fine Nails), even train their own employees and hire them without any prior experience or schooling.
Keywords: international salon industry in Mexico
June 1, 2005
Full-service beauty salons are the most typical salon environment in England, but a growing number of nail bars have been popping up in the larger metro areas in recent years.
Keywords: England European nail industry international UK salons
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
January 1, 2005
In Norwegian, nails are "negler": and the average manicure price starts at $35.
Keywords: international international nail industry Norway Norwegian nail industry Scandinavian nail industry