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
May 1, 2000
For years, women (and men) have taken good cans of their faces. Now, they’re also starting to realize the importance of looking after their hands. We talked to several manufacturers and salons that are taking part in this fast-growing trend for nail care professionals.
Keywords: add-on services CND Cuccio Naturale elderly clients FPO
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: C-curves CND decals French manicures Galaxy Nail Products
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 manufacturers, they have no business in research laboratories, either.
Keywords: CND Doug Schoon eco-conscious products OPI Products Orly
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
April 1, 1997
Orly International storms the nail color barricades with French Revolution, an alternative French manicure.
December 1, 1996
Nothing is more sublime than an OPI Grand Canyon Sunset.
Keywords: CND Essie nail polish OPI Products Orly
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
Whether you’re using traditional gels or the newer, quicker gels, proper application is essential to prevent lifting and to create a durable set of nails.
Keywords: Develop 10 Elsbeth Schuetz gels Orly Troubleshooter
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