September 25, 2008
Roberta Hector is the voice of experience. An Aruban-native and owner of R & E Cosmetology School in Baytown, Texas, the 10-year beauty industry veteran has dabbled in a little bit of everything, from opening her
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September 1, 2008
Two services each in two different salons for these two NAILS editors.
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August 14, 2008
Cosmoprof North America, held at the Mandalay Bay convention center in Las Vegas, effectively ended tradeshow season for the NAILS team. It was a whirlwind season; two of the Vegas shows (IBS Las Vegas and Cosmoprof) were almost back-to-back in Sin City. Check out my pictures from Cosmoprof, and don’t forget to check your October issue of NAILS for even more great memories from show season. Luraco Technologies
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August 4, 2008
As a relatively new resident of the fabulous Belmont Shore neighborhood in bustling Long Beach, Calif., I’ve been asked quite a few times in the past few months for a nail salon I’d recommend in the city.
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August 1, 2008
Back in March, I commented on an article that ran in The New York Times about girls getting pedicures at an ever-younger age. A few months later, features editor Judy Lessin posted about a new mobile
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August 1, 2008
Mani Pedi Cutie! caters to moms and daughters - providing them with their own individual space and needs.
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July 28, 2008
I took snapshots of some great fantasy nail art during an IBS Las Vegas competition. The theme was “Las Vegas shows.” Which one is your favorite? Let me know in Feedback.Tech: Lorraine Nelson, Model: Brittany Davis
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July 15, 2008
Here’s a quick photo round-up of my experience at IBS Las Vegas (formerly the Las Vegas Hair & Nails show). How was your experience at the show? Leave me a note in Feedback. Check the September issue of NAILS Magazine for more coverage of this show and of Premiere Orlando.NSI’s North American account manager Staci Noble and company president Rick Slack pose by their booth.
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July 1, 2008
Sugarcoat: A Nail and Beauty Bar in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood stands out amongst the other boutique, upscale, and discount salons in the city because it’s developed a unique brand that’s reinforced through every aspect of its business.
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June 9, 2008
While we were in Orlando last weekend for the Premiere show, NAILS publisher Cyndy Drummey and I went to visit a salon in Winter Park, Fla. It was called Bonjour Day Spa & Nail Salon. It’s
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June 1, 2008
Light blue walls, natural bamboo elements, and a crystal chandelier give off a fresh feeling in this cute shabby chic salon.
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May 30, 2008
As the editor in charge of NAILS two monthly nail art departments (Nail Art Studio and Reader Nail Art), I'm frequently searching for talented nail artists. I was thrilled when I found Wendy Causey on BeautyTech.com about
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May 6, 2008
I recently visited my hometown of Atlanta and, during a visit to a local nail salon, I noticed one crucial way that nail salons can help set themselves apart from the unfair “dime a dozen” stereotype
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May 1, 2008
Tim Crowley visits a California salon designed just for men.
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April 22, 2008
As a nod to Earth Day, I decided to check out a cool new eco-chic nail salon in Los Angeles: Recess. Only five weeks old, the environmentally-friendly salon boasts that it’s in the process of LEED
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