December 1, 2009
Entity's educator Lorena Marquez knows her stuff. She is well-versed in the practice of smoothing out nail imperfections. She offers this insight into how she uses corrective powders.
August 15, 2008
Entity's Lorena Marquez comments on her return to competition after a three-year break.
August 1, 2006
Trang Nguyen, John Hauk, and Lorena Marquez — all previous number-one finishers — are just some of the recognizable names on this year’s Top 25 List.
Members of the nail industry gathered in Las Vegas to celebrate NAILS 2006 Artists and Visionaries Awards winners.
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.
A look at second runner-up Lorena Marquez
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.
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.
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.
March 1, 2001
February 1, 2001
With a stunning nine first-place wins, Japan’s Eriko Kurosaki captures this year’s top spot on a list comprised of a handful of veteran winners and a surprising number of new faces. Read on to learn the final results and to get acquainted with some of your industry’s finest 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.
Male Nail Art11 photos
Nail Art at Premiere Orlando 201622 photos
Michael Megna is Backscratchers Salon Systems’ chief executive officer and co-founder.
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