January 1, 2006
We ask a salon owner, a booth renter, and an employee about what they choose to divulge to their fellow nail techs--and what tricks they keep hidden up their sleeves.
June 1, 1998
Patti Smith, who, at age 58, still gets quite a kick from her second career — nails. Smith, owner of The Nail Suite in Mississauga, Ontario, began doing nails three years ago after her career as a chef was put on hold due to illness.
October 1, 1996
Despite being totally deaf, Melissa Phillips has been a total success in the cosmetology business.
June 1, 1995
While Rachel Mathes, owner of Class Act Nails in Iowa City, travels around the world demonstrating the latest powder-and-liquid and gel techniques, her true love is teaching salon owners how to build their clientele.
Using donated equipment and beauty supplies, Steinlage and a dozen volunteers cut the hair of about 3,000 needy people a year.
December 1, 1994
A profile on Cecil Baldwin and how his experience being in a female-dominated industry.
November 1, 1994
"After I started doing nails, I still did hair for a while, but I was making more money doing nails so I just transitioned into it,” Van Strander says.
Herman Paez never expected a nail care career to allow him the opportunities, including world travel.
July 1, 1994
Geannine Mclnnes has been a nail technician for just two short years, but she makes the most of every day.
A great attitude has taken Privette from her first nail business, located in a tiny corner of a drugstore, to a spot on some of the nail profession’s top advisory boards.
January 1, 1994
Nail Technician Uses Art Background to Her Advantage
Nail Art From Project Runway Season 1414 photos
Nails to Glam Up Your Little Black Dress13 photos
A training method whereby the trainee learns while working with a professional already licensed in nail care; not all states allow nail...
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
Featured Products & Promotions | Advertisement
How big is the U.S. nail business? $7.3 billion. What's the average service price for a manicure? Dig into our decades' deep research archives.
VietSalon is a Vietnamese-language magazine and the sister publication to NAILS. Click the link below to sign up for a FREE one-year subscription.
Get a free preview issue and a Free Gift