March 1, 2014
Veteran nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar wears many hats. The owner of Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge in Silver Spring, Md., Dunbar recently accepted an additional role: an advisory board committee member for Montgomery County Public Schools’ cosmetology and nail tech programs.
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September 17, 2013
After speaking to a class at Montgomery County Public Schools, Maisie Dunbar finds her real-world insights help guide nail students.
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May 2, 2013
Nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar explains the ins and outs of underarm soy hair removal treatments.
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May 2, 2013
Nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar provides tips on proper cuticle care and dead-skin removal when manicuring.
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March 7, 2013
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The International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE) Long Beach, held January 26-28, is billed as the West Coast’s largest and most influential total beauty event. Produced by the Professional Beauty Association (PBA), the ISSE concept has evolved beyond the traditional “hair” show to really incorporate a diverse exhibitor base covering hair, nails, cosmetics, esthetics, wellness, massage, and advanced education. More than 400 beauty brands were on display for nearly 40,000 beauty professionals in attendance. ISSE Long Beach 2014 will be held January 25-27.
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January 4, 2013
What happens when two recent nail graduates interview a handful of veteran salon owners to find out the secrets to a long-lasting salon? They were privy to a host of knowledge from a combined 132 years of salon experience. Here they share it with you.
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December 27, 2012
Nail techs must think outside of the box to do business in 2013 and beyond. One way we’ve done this is by opening up the salon to hold different events.
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September 22, 2012
Nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar discusses her skin and make-up line, BluffaJo Cosmetics.
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September 21, 2012
Nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar explains the true cuticle, plus shares testimonials for her spa, Maisie Dunbar Spa Lounge in Silver Spring, Md.
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December 16, 2011
Maisie Dunbar uses her own product line, BluffaJo, to create this decadent buttery pedicure.
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August 19, 2011
Created by salon owner Maisie Dunbar of Maisie Dunbar’s Spa Lounge in Silver Spring, Md., the line features a Sugarbutter Body Scrub, Smoothie Body Lotion, and Sugar Sweet Body Wash.
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July 21, 2011
When visiting the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, we couldn’t just stop at just one salon since we don’t get over that way too often. Follow along as we discover unique salons in D.C., central Maryland, and northern Virginia.
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July 1, 2011
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Gathering top names in beauty, Premiere features a solid lineup of networking events, competitions, educational workshops, and more than 500 booths.
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April 11, 2011
Celebrity nail and make-up artist (and Liberia national) Maisie Dunbar was recently featured in Liberia & Life Magazine for her skin care and cosmetics line Bluffajo.
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December 29, 2010
Owner of Silver Spring, MD, based wellness center. Dunbar is a well known educator, known for her inexhaustible energy and optimism.
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