August 1, 1999
After a hectic day on the trade show floor, what better place to go than the spa? And what better spa to go to in Chicago than Kiva?
July 1, 1999
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February 1, 1999
I was in beautiful Toronto for four days visiting salons and attending the Canadian Hairdresser magazine show. I learned that our salon neighbors to the north share a lot of the same joys and frustrations in their work as you do. Although still not as prominent, discount salons are redefining the nail industry there as well.
July 1, 1998
The salon was like the city itself: a place inhabited by people of every nationality with interesting stories of what brought them there.
February 1, 1998
The opulence of Tamara’s salon and the near mind numbing tranquility is well documented in just about every beauty publication. It’s one of the those places you have to experience in person to fully appreciate.
November 1, 1997
There are no divas on-staff at Diva Studio. Nevertheless, this down-to-earth, friendly crew is there to meet every pampered wish of their clients.
October 1, 1997
I visited Nails Plum for this column, #16 on the 1997 Top 100 Salons list, where it has been a fixture for years.
June 1, 1997
At this bustling salon with 13 nail techs, it's all about family and "home-made" products.
April 1, 1997
Ira Bloom does everything in a big way. Maybe it’s living in the state of Texas. Bloom owns the biggest nail salon in the country, and when it comes to business, he does not work on a small scale.
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