March 28, 2016
| Photo Gallery
Take a look at the passion and flair shown by Japanese nail techs.
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March 22, 2016
Known for developing nail styles and techniques that later spread throughout the world, the island nation understands the connection between nail art and fashion. Gel nails are popular, and the Japanese gel application technique may soon arrive in the United States.
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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
| Blog Post
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
| Blog Post
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.
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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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