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).
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October 1, 2007
John Hauk, salon owner, OPI technical advisor. In his other life: tennis player.
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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.
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August 1, 2007
Here’s how your fellow techs clean and store their brushes, and what the experts have to add to the debate.
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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.
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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.
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February 1, 2007
Manufacturers share their news tidbits for the month.
Keywords: China Glaze CND Color Club Duri Essie
January 1, 2007
Read about seven techs so new (with three years or less of nail experience) or so-recently brave (with one year or less in a new facet of their nail career), NAILS didn’t even know how luminous they were until reading their rave reviews. Keep your eyes peeled for what’s to come from these up-and-coming stars.
Keywords: CND Doug Smith Entity Beauty Habib Salo LaShaun Brown-Glenn
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
December 1, 2006
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We asked, and you told us. For the third year in a row, NAILS announces the winners of our annual Readers' Choice Awards. From Acrylics to Wraps--and everything in between--read on to see if your favorite products made it onto our 2006 list.
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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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