December 1, 2007
Axxium acts as an invisible layer of protection for nails, giving them exceptional strength and an incredible shine.
Keywords: gels opi products
November 1, 2007
In this travel journal, former NAILS associate editor Jayna Rust goes to Asia. From China to South Korea, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Cambodia, she finds nail services everywhere (and happily tries them all out in order to report back to you).
Keywords: CND international LCN nail art opi products
October 1, 2007
John Hauk, salon owner, OPI technical advisor. In his other life: tennis player.
Keywords: John Hauk My Other Life opi products
September 1, 2007
UV light-cured gel enhancements are more popular than ever. Here’s how to fine-tune your arch technique to create the most beautiful nails possible.
Keywords: CND gel troubleshooting gels Light Elegance Masterworks
August 1, 2007
This flavorful pedicure invigorates clients with a homemade yogurt-pineapple sugar scrub and mask, and real citrus fruit slices in the pedicure basin.
Keywords: alpha hydroxy products citrus-themed services deluxe pedicures fruit-flavored services opi products
June 1, 2007
Opening your first salon can be the most exciting time of your life — and the most challenging. Follow along as salon owner blogger Robbie Schaeffer applies for construction permits, decides of design details, and starts the hiring process.
Keywords: hiring nail technicians opening a new salon opi products salon decor/design
February 2, 2007
The “Nail Community Cares” campaign to fight breast cancer needs volunteers to help spread the word and peddle its signature pink high-shine buffers.
Keywords: breast cancer awareness charity CND Kupa opi products
January 1, 2007
Opening your first salon can be the most exciting time of your life — but it can also be the most challenging. Robbie Schaeffer lets you in on the trials and tribulations of opening Rob|b: An OPI Concept Salon.
Keywords: blogs opening a new salon opi products
August 1, 2006
Members of the nail industry gathered in Las Vegas to celebrate NAILS 2006 Artists and Visionaries Awards winners.
Keywords: Artists & Visionaries Awards CND EZ Flow inm Lorena Marquez
August 1, 2006
NAILS recently asked OP president George Schaeffer to look back on his 25 years in the nail business.
Keywords: company anniversaries George Schaeffer opi products Suzi Weiss-Fischmann
July 1, 2006
Do you ever wonder how some of the industry’s biggest power players got their start — in life and in the beauty industry? Are you interested in how their minds work? From theme song to what car they drive, we’re letting our readers peek behind the curtain of some of the nail world’s most powerful players.
Keywords: American International Industries Backscratchers Barbicide Ben King CND
March 1, 2006
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We gave 10 innovative nails techs a hodge-podge of items and instructed them to create five nail tips using only the items in their box full of goodies. As you can see, all came away with different creations using exactly the same materials.
Keywords: CND competitions Essie It's So Easy mixed-media nail art
January 15, 2006
As voted by Allure’s editors and readers, here are some standouts from its October 2005 picks.
Keywords: consumer press Essie opi products polish Poshe