July 1, 2004
In an unprecedented year and a half long competition cycle marked by fierce rivalry, veteran competitors, international competitors, and newcomers alike vied for positions on NAILS 2003-2004 coveted Top 25 List.
Keywords: Amy Becker John Hauk Lorena Marquez NAILS Top 25 List Rita Horvath
July 1, 2004
These techs gave this year's winners a run for their money!
Keywords: John Hauk MaeLing Parrish Maisie Dunbar Maryland nail technician
March 1, 2004
Top competitor and 2003 AVA runner-up John Hauk hwill be responsible for leading OPI’s educational and technical development of new nail care products and will also represent OPI in various worldwide nail competitions.
Keywords: John Hauk OPI Products
October 1, 2003
This year’s Nail Technician of the Year finalists wowed us with their expertise and dedication to the nail industry. On the next few pages, you’ll get to meet all six of them and find out why they’re among the best in the industry has to offer.
Keywords: Amy Becker AVA Awards CND Darlene Feric John Hauk
August 1, 2003
From filing to shaping, a nail file is one of the most important tools in any nail service. Use this guide to prep you on files — from grit types and what files are made of to what to look for in a quality abrasive.
Keywords: files filing techniques Flowery how products are made how products work
June 1, 2003
Today’s batch competition products offer great results in the nail area - as well as in the salon. We talked to top competitors to find out what it takes for a product to be deemed a winner.
Keywords: Amy Becker competition products competitions John Hauk Laura Scott
March 1, 2003
“What works for me is doing the polished hand first,” veteran competitor John Hauk says.
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February 1, 2003
The pool of available competitions shrunk, making it more difficult for both veteran and novice competitors to exercise their skills and earn points. Yet while the opportunities to participate may have diminished, determined techs kept the competitive spirit alive.
Keywords: Amy Becker competitions John Hauk Laura Scott Lorena Marquez
September 1, 2002
The second annual nail competition proves that competing really is a global event.
Keywords: Backscratchers CND competitions Dianne D’Agnolo EZ Flow
February 1, 2002
In a year marked by fewer competitions than in past years, veteran and novice competitors had to make their participation in every event count.
Keywords: Alisha Sale Amy Becker CND competition products competitions
February 1, 2002
One of the most obvious reasons that John Hauk stands out in this industry is that he is a man. And he’s good, really good.
Keywords: John Hauk NAILS Nail Technician of the Year
May 1, 2000
John Hauk knows that a good model is essential to winning in nail competitions. Some of those same skills help retain clients.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes competitions John Hauk Top 25 Competitors
February 1, 2000
Would anyone pay $150 for a set of nails by a top competitor? Do you know what brand of acrylic is used by the majority of top competitors? Is $5,000 a lot or a little to pay for your and your model’s travel expenses? Turn the page to learn fun facts about this industry’s elite.
Keywords: Alisha Rimando Alisha Sale Amy Becker Christopher Truong Darlene Feric