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.
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August 1, 2006
Members of the nail industry gathered in Las Vegas to celebrate NAILS 2006 Artists and Visionaries Awards winners.
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August 1, 2006
NAILS recently asked OP president George Schaeffer to look back on his 25 years in the nail business.
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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.
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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.
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January 15, 2006
As voted by Allure’s editors and readers, here are some standouts from its October 2005 picks.
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December 31, 2005
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The results are in for the second annual NAILS Readers' Choice Awards: your favorite products in every category and the Top 12 Favorite New Products, as voted on by the readers of NAILS Magazine.
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November 1, 2005
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October 1, 2005
When you take a class from a dynamic teacher, she (or he) can transform not only the way you work, but the way you think. Here we get to know some of our industry’s teachers a little better and get a glimpse of what makes them tick -and teach.
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September 15, 2005
It’s no secret George Schaeffer, president and CEO of OPI, is a giving man. And when news of the massive loss and destruction Hurricane Katrina left behind came to light, Schaeffer was quick to act.
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April 1, 2005
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New Absolute Reconstruction Pink acrylic powder arms nail techs against flat nail beds, short nail bed, bitten nails, and otherwise imperfect nail beds. Reconstruction Pink offers ideal opacity in a skin-flattering pink that’s formulated for camouflaging imperfections and creating the illusion of long, graceful nail beds. Here, reconstruction Pink used to elongate a short nail bed.
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October 1, 2004
Whether linen, paper, silk, or fiberglass, chances are you’ve seen or done a wrap before. But have you ever thought about its humble beginnings? We decided to take a trip back in time to track the origins of wraps and see how far they’ve come.
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August 1, 2004
For this month's cover shoot, John Hauk, top competitor, salon owner with a full book of clients, and OPI Products’ new technical advisor, helped us create a Puccini-inspired nail look.
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