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
April 1, 2005
Toronto nail tech says that neons are popular, while Germany-based nail artist is seeing florals.
Keywords: Canada Canadian nail industry Canadian nail techs England German nail industry
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
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.
Keywords: Alisha Rimando competitions Danny Haile international Japanese nail industry
July 1, 2003
Whether she’s creating nail art for salon clients or murals for homeowners, her incredible eye for detail ensures remarkable work.
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