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.
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.
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.
Nail Art at ISSE Long Beach 201624 photos
ISSE Long Beach 2016104 photos
Linda Champion and her partner Peter Ventrone run a charming and very successful salon in New Jersey and twice wound up in the winners’...
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
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