October 4, 2011
For over 50 years, the family-owned and operated NSI has been a leader in the professional-only nail care industry.
December 1, 1998
The patent process may be cumbersome, but it protects an invention and paves the way for compensation for your hard work.
July 1, 1998
Fraud, deceit, confusion—call it what you want, but counterfeit and diverted products hurt the entire industry.
December 1, 1997
September 1, 1995
This first patent was granted on the design of and technology used in the lamp’s bulbs.
March 1, 1993
A behind the scenes look at how products are developed.
December 1, 1988
August 1, 1987
The invention permits a manicurist to pump a drop or two of liquid into a holding dish by simply touching the cap with an application brush.
February 1, 1983
Nearly 70 years of recorded patents illustrate the growth of a product.
Down the Rabbit Hole11 photos
Earth Day Nail Art8 photos
Clear layer of the skin.
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
How do you react to negative feedback?
Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
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