August 1, 2007
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
July 1, 2007
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
August 1, 2006
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
April 1, 2005
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
January 1, 2005
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
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
April 1, 2004
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
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
April 1, 2003
What concerns you most about your business right now?
Keywords: continuing education Diana Bonn diversion economy finding/retaining staff
May 1, 2002
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
August 1, 2001
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
October 1, 2000
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
January 1, 2000
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
November 1, 1999
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