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The Industry’s Finest - AVA Winners

August 1, 2007  | Article

A couple of industry veterans took top honors in this year’s AVAs (Artists and Visionaries Awards) Nail Technician and Salon of the Year. With a number of new entries joining many familiar faces, NAILS Magazine congratulates MaeLing Parrish and M&M Nails and Wellness on winning this year’s coveted awards.

Keywords: Heather Goodwin   John Hauk   MaeLing Parrish   Maisie Dunbar   NAILS Nail Technician of the Year  

Celebrity Manicurists: They’re Just Like Us

July 1, 2007  | Article

Practically every time an actor or musician is photographed for a magazine or works on film, they get their hair, makeup, and nails professionally done. So who are these nail technicians who are slaving away behind the scenes? And more important, how can you become one of them?

Keywords: celebrity nail techs   CND   Deborah Lippmann   doing nails for photo shoots   Elsbeth Schuetz  

NAILS' AVA Awards Honor the Best in the Industry

August 1, 2006  | Article

Members of the nail industry gathered in Las Vegas to celebrate NAILS 2006 Artists and Visionaries Awards winners.

Keywords: Artists & Visionaries Awards   CND   EZ Flow   INM   Lorena Marquez  

Fill or Start Fresh?

April 1, 2005  | Article

To find out what circumstances do warrant a fresh full set, we asked two nail techs known for their high standards when they fill and when they remove.

Keywords: acrylic fills   acrylics   backfills   fills   Maisie Dunbar  

Have the Courage to Let Bad People Go

January 1, 2005  | Article

It is better to turn down business, referring business to another salon, than to keep employees that I cloud your space with their negative attitude. 

Keywords: firing staff   Maisie Dunbar   Maryland   staff management   staff motivation  

Nail Technician of the Year: Honorable Mentions

July 1, 2004  | Article

These techs gave this year's winners a run for their money!

Keywords: John Hauk   MaeLing Parrish   Maisie Dunbar   Maryland   nail technician  

Look in the Mirror To Find Our Industry Superstars

April 1, 2004  | Article

I think superstars are people like Shari Finger, who has been running a nails-only salon for 17 years and has probably trained a few hundred nail technicians during that same amount of time.

Keywords: Amy Becker   Maisie Dunbar   Mary Metscaviz   professional image   Renee Borowy  

NAILS Salutes Artists & Visionaries

October 1, 2003  | Article

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  

What Worries You?

April 1, 2003  | Article

What concerns you most about your business right now?

Keywords: continuing education   Diana Bonn   diversion   economy   finding/retaining staff  

The Best of the Beauty Web

May 1, 2002  | Article

What does it take to have salon website that’s demand successful? The winner of this year’s Best Website Contest ad runners-up prove that salons can have simple, great-looking sites without splunging on time or money.

Keywords: contests   Maisie Dunbar   websites   websites to watch  

Local Exhaust: a Salon Clean Air Act

August 1, 2001  | Article

There’s something in the air in your salon. In fact, there’s a lot of somethings — acrylic monomers, treatments, polishes, and nail filings, for starters. Clear the air by investing in a ventilation solution that catches the smells at the source.

Keywords: Doug Schoon   LaShaun Brown-Glenn   Maisie Dunbar   ventilation  

A Natural Global Outlook

October 1, 2000  | Article

Maisie Dunbar, owner of M&M Nails and Wellness Center in Silver Spring, Md., came up with the idea of doing a tribal henna design on the hand for our “global outlook” cover concept.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   henna   Maisie Dunbar  

Behind the Scenes: A Natural Global Outlook and Maisie Dunbar

October 1, 2000  | Article

Keywords: celebrities   celebrity nail techs   henna   Maisie Dunbar  

The NAILS List: The Most Influential Nail Technicians in the Professional Nail Industry

January 1, 2000  | Article

Who leads when other follow? Who sets the standard? Who are the trend setters?

Keywords: Athena Elliott   Christopher Truong   Claudine Morgan   Debbie Doerrlamm   Debbie Krakalovich  

The Sleeping Giants

November 1, 1999  | Article

Find out how to better understand market services to you ethnic clients. See what industry insiders are saying and doing to cater to these growing markets.

Keywords: CND   Maisie Dunbar   marketing/promotions   Misa Cosmetics   niche marketing  

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