April 1, 1997
As competition increases, the gap between Asian salons and the rest of the industry is actually getting smaller. To keep their English-speaking clientele, Asian nail technicians are making efforts to learn the language and expand their salon services, while non-Asian salons are discovering the value of quick service and client convenience.
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December 1, 1995
Being a nail pioneer in Nigeria isn’t easy. But Adetokunbo Awogboro is blazing trails right and left, with a little help from loyal clients, and a friendly customs officials or two.
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September 1, 1995
Crime may not pay, but beauty professionals do when people cheat at getting a license, or just work without one. What’s the cost? Increased licensing fees, more rigorous application processes, and a damaged reputation for the entire industry.
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July 1, 1995
Although it’s been official that a license is required for all nail technicians in the states of Illinois and New York, the grandfathering periods are about to end.
May 1, 1995
Various bills have been introduced that, if passed, would affect nail technicians and salon owners in several states.
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August 1, 1994
If ever the time was ripe for a national standard for nail technician licensing, it is now.
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May 1, 1994
Currently, the law allows nail technicians in New Jersey to own their own salon but not to manage it. To own a shop, a nail technician has to hire a beautician or hairstylist with three years of experience to act as manager.
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October 1, 1991
Behind-the-scenes politicking, lobbying inexperience, and legislative ignorance have tied up the New York licensing battle for years — but advocates say 1992 is their year.
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