August 14, 2013
Jessica Saelim hit the ground running, having opened La Jolla, Calif.-based The Nails Club in December 2012 only five months after graduating college.
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June 28, 2013
When thinking of a name for their Tumblr account, sisters Donne and Ginny Geer agreed that “Hey, nice nails!” was the best compliment a woman could get. The blog got so popular that these sisters decided to open a salon together after finding they couldn’t both be hired to do nails at the same location. While completing their first book, Nail Candy, the Geers transformed a 1920’s building into a hip nail salon in downtown Long Beach’s arts district. Hey, Nice Nails is now more than just a compliment, it’s a haven for nail art junkies around the world.
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June 19, 2013
A hit nail products brand in Germany since its founding in 1989, Alessandro International expands to the U.S. for the first time. Setting itself apart from other brands, Alessandro offers prescriptive nail care, meaning instead of
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June 17, 2013
As I visited Chi Nail Bar in Beverly Hills, Calif., I wanted to take a picture of my stunning “Joker Nails,” created by Lexi Kumasaka. I wanted to take the photo with a backdrop of something
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May 28, 2013
Remember when we told you about Breanne Trammell, an aspiring (and now licensed) nail artist who wanted to travel across the United States doing nails (in a canned ham trailer, no less)! Well, readers, Trammell is
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May 1, 2013
Is a machine the future of nail art?Last night, I attended a West Coast launch event for Tat’z Nail’z, a nail art printer that literally prints a completed design onto your nail (that’s my machine-printed design
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April 19, 2013
Outside the hustle and bustle of Waikiki, Hawaii, Salon Chérie’s owner Anri Bui keeps a steady clientele of nail art aficionados.
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April 1, 2013
Just opened in May 2012, after taking over her mother’s salon space, Teresa Hamm and her crew of three nail techs run a cozy nail lounge that overlooks the San Clemente, Calif., oceanfront and embraces education.
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February 8, 2013
As a long-time member and former committee chairwoman of an ethnic-based networking group (The Network of Indian Professionals (NetIP)), I understand how valuable these groups can be. While NetIP is open to everyone regardless of ethnic
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February 1, 2013
The name of this salon comes from Mozart’s opera, meaning “Women are so like that!” And this Laguna Beach, Calif., salon is meant for women who like to be pampered. Owner Jae’tte Burneo offers custom nail art surrounded by shabby chic decor, all overlooking the ocean.
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December 21, 2012
Located in the tourist town of Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and nestled in an enclave of diverse shops, ranging from gourmet yogurt to a mini-golf course, is the aptly named Colour Bar & Spa. Even its website lives up to its colorful and engaging name — plus the spa pays attention to retail like few others!
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November 7, 2012
It had been 15 years since I visited the offices of DeEnterprises, a Chicago-based manufacturer of professional nail products and originator of Aqua Nails, an acrylic system that cures in water (click here for the story
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November 6, 2012
An established hair salon, True Envy in Orlando recently added nail services to its revamped space.
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October 30, 2012
As more and more established chains in related industries (fitness, beauty retail) want in on the growing popularity of nail care, I’m noticing a positive trend for nail techs: jobs, nay, make that career paths even,
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October 5, 2012
Grenchen, Switzerland, might be well-known for its watch industry, but there was no need to tell time during my relaxing gel-polish pedicure in this bright, airy nail salon.
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