May 1, 2002
It's the problem that's plagued nail techs forever—the stuck bottle top. Orly's new Gripper Cap gets the job done. But, if you aren't using Orly polish, how do you unscrew a stuck top?
Keywords: Orly Polish
March 1, 2002
Keywords: Behind the Scenes OPI products Orly
July 1, 2001
This essential oil — a natural antifungal that hails from the Land Down Under — seems to be showing up in everything from pedicure products to hand cream. What can this product do for your clients and why is it being hailed as the next miracle of nature?
Keywords: antifungals Australia Australian nail industry Dr. Ivar Roth fungus treatments
November 1, 2000
Marking the company's 25th anniversary, owner Jeff Pink talks to the NAILS editors.
September 1, 2000
Cover tech La Shaun Brown-Glenn says, “The funny thing is that it was not until after I received the honor of being named Nail Tech of the Year" that I realized how much weight it carried.”
Keywords: Behind the Scenes CND La Shaun Brown-Glenn Misa Cosmetics NAILS Nail Technician of the Year
February 1, 2000
Over the years NAILS has examined the chemistry of polish and its ingredients, how colors are chosen, and even how polish is bottled. Here we cover it all—the life of a bottle of polish beginning to end.
Keywords: how products are made ingredients Nailco OPI products Orly
July 1, 1999
The pressure is on... whether you are giving client a French manicure, or you are at a competition attempting to create the perfect sculptured set... the smile line is always on your mind. Here are some tips to help keep you on your toes while making the perfect smile line.
Keywords: American Manicure C-curves CND decals French manicures
May 1, 1998
The nail industry is a great place for working mothers- if you’re organized, educated and know how to prioritize.
Keywords: CND Galaxy Nail Products Jim Nordstrom Kym Lee Linda Nordstrom
November 1, 1997
Animals have no business in the salon, and for some beauty manufactures, they have no business in research laboratories, either.
Keywords: animal testing animals in the salon CND Doug Schoon eco-conscious products
October 1, 1997
NAILS asked a handful of industry movers and shakers to share with us the worst career advice they’ve ever received.
Keywords: Myriam Clifford NSI Orly Tammy Taylor Nails
February 1, 1996
As a globetrotting educator for Orly International and Develop 10, cover tech Elsbeth Grutter-Schutz is able to stay up to date with what’s going on in the worldwide nail care industry.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes Develop 10 doing nails for photo shoots Elsbeth Schuetz Orly
December 1, 1995
Orly not only launched the French Manicure, but promoted its development into the fashion statement it remains today.
Keywords: company profiles French manicures history of nail care Jeff Pink Myriam Clifford
December 1, 1995
Consumer advertising by professional manufacturers is bringing welcome attention -- and credibility -- to salon brands.
Keywords: CND consumer advertising OPI products Orly Star Nail Products
May 1, 1995
Nail technician want to dry polish fast, showcase it with a glossy shine, and preserve it with a durable finish. Can a top coat do all this?
Keywords: CND fast dry top coats how products are made NSI OPI products