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
February 1, 2007
Flash back to the ‘90s to catch up with past AVAs winners. Six Salon of the Year and Nail Technician of the Year Award recipients share their professional and personal triumphs since winning.
Keywords: AVA Awards California salons Cathy Neben Chicago salons Debra Schoaff
June 1, 2005
Becker says that winning Nail Technician of the Year reaffirmed her belief that there is always something to learn and different ways to grow.
Keywords: Amy Becker Artists & Visionaries Awards Behind the Scenes NAILS Nail Technician of the Year
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
February 1, 2002
One of the most obvious reasons that John Hauk stands out in this industry is that he is a man. And he’s good, really good.
Keywords: John Hauk NAILS Nail Technician of the Year
February 1, 2002
“When I found out, I was a finalist for the second year in a row, I was very excited and nervous. I felt like I must be doing something right to be selected again as a finalis."
Keywords: Darlene Feric Mary Metscaviz NAILS Nail Technician of the Year
February 1, 2002
Winning Salon of the Year, Nail Tech of the Year, and earning first place in the Top 25, Salina Rush made 2001 her best year yet.
Keywords: NAILS Nail Technician of the Year Salina Rush
May 1, 2001
A visit to Scottsdale, Ariz., for the American Beauty Association’s annual Dialog conference was a perfect time to go up and visit Shelly Morley, our 2000-2001 Nail Technician of the Year.
Keywords: Arizona NAILS Nail Technician of the Year On The Road
February 1, 2001
This year our standouts include Mary Metzcaviz, Gari-Dawn Tingler, and Darlene Feric.
Keywords: Darlene Feric Gari-Dawn Tingler Illinois industry awards Mary Metscaviz
September 1, 2000
Cover tech La Shaun Brown-Glenn says, “The funny thing is that it was not until after I received the honor of being named Nail Tech of the Year" that I realized how much weight it carried.”
Keywords: Behind the Scenes CND La Shaun Brown-Glenn Misa Cosmetics NAILS Nail Technician of the Year
July 1, 1999
To see the work of an award-winning nail technician, just take a look at NAILS' cover this month. It's the handiwork of 1998 Nail Technician of the Year Athena Elliott.
Keywords: artist profiles Athena Elliott Behind the Scenes NAILS Nail Technician of the Year
January 1, 1999
It was September 28, just one day before notifying the NAILS Salon of the Year Awards finalists.
Keywords: Athena Elliott NAILS Nail Technician of the Year
September 1, 1996
To be named one of the best at anything, one must demonstrate the necessary talent and skill not only once, but continuously. NAILS discusses how the winners are selected for their annual awards.
Keywords: NAILS Educator of the Year Awards NAILS Nail Technician of the Year NAILS Salon of the Year Awards