November 19, 2012
An accomplished competitor, Baker placed on NAILS’ Top 25 Competitors Ranking five years in a row (one of only four techs to do that).
September 30, 2012
After dabbling in competitions for years, nail tech Allison Baker started this year out with gusto by keeping her competition schedule full and her product applications perfect. Her hard work paid off — landing her in the #1 spot on this year’s Top 25 list above a group of very talented and competitive nail techs.
April 17, 2012
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Competition at the 6th Global Nail Cup was fierce. Nail techs, nail artists, and students from all over the world made their way to Korea on February 18 and 19, 2012 for the event.
October 31, 2011
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Industry icon Tom Holcomb passed away on Friday, October 28, 2011. We've gathered photos from over the years to help remember this amazing man.
June 14, 2011
Akzéntz educator Jessica Hoel had some fun interviewing veteran nail art competitor Catherine Wong on how she came up with the details in her award-winning fantasy nail art at the 2011 Premiere Orlando beauty show. Story here: http://blogs.nailsmag.com/editor/archive/2011/06/14/Run-for-the-Roses--Catherine-Wongs-Fantasy-Nail-Art.aspx
October 1, 1997
Christopher Truong recently became an educator for OPI Products because he says many nail technicians need help with certain skills, especially when it comes to proper product application.
Down the Rabbit Hole11 photos
Earth Day Nail Art8 photos
Another term for colored acrylics; refers to the powder component (polymers) of the acrylic system. [See also colored acrylics]
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