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
Colorful Nail Art: VietSALON Nail Artistry Competition25 photos
InternatioNAILS: Australia Gallery15 photos
A nail salon service that entails an application of adhesive (usually cyanoacrylate) to the natural nail or to an applied tip, then dipping the...
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