February 26, 2015
Jessica Vartoughian was honored with the Japan Nail Association’s Certificate of Gratitude in November for her outstanding contributions to the Japanese nail industry.
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February 24, 2015
Japan’s largest nail industry organization, The Japan Nailist Association (JNA) unveiled “Gently, Graceful” as the nail art trend for spring and summer 2015.
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December 31, 2014
Industry leader Vicki Peters interviews NAILS Magazine's Cyndy Drummey in her first podcast on the nail industry.
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July 29, 2014
A free workshop in Japanese nail art is being offered to the first 500 who sign up.
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June 15, 2014
As a leader in innovation, Japan is home to well-trained “nailists” whose looks frequently migrate stateside. Give your U.S. salon some Eastern flair by trying these styles.
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November 25, 2013
Sculptural folds reminiscent of the Japanese paper art.
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June 29, 2012
Mars The Salon, one of Tokyo’s most luxurious nail-care destinations, has opened its first outpost in North America with the debut of Mars The Salon Los Angeles.
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April 24, 2012
Japanese for “cute” and “adorable,” it’s an art and fashion style that frequently features cartoonish characters, flourishes like bows and hearts, and the color pink.
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April 2, 2012
Cecilia Bustamante, Okinawa, JapanLora FastnachtKimberly Martin, Studio C Salon & Spa, Auburn, Maine
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February 6, 2012
Torrance, Calif.-based salon Gemist, owned by nail artist Meg Kaehler, incorporates Japanese-style services for customers, attracting an international clientele and those who favor nail art over nail maintenance.
Keywords: Japanese nail industry salon profiles
February 1, 2008
A one-stop shop for luxury, the Japanese-inspired Ville de Coco nail salon is nestled on the ground floor of one of Waikiki’s most popular hotels, bringing in guests from around the world.
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December 1, 2006
Hannah Lee reports from the Japan Nailist Association's third annual Japan Olymp Pics. This year, it was in Honolulu, bridging the gap between Japan and the United States..
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August 1, 2006
The sixth annual Nailympics brought out competitors from around the world to compete in six nail categories with three levels of competition.
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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.
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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.
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