February 6, 2013
We're so proud of Tom Bachik, nail tech to stars like Jennifer Lopez, Gwen Stefani, Zooey Deschanel, and more! In E! News' weeklong series on stylists to the stars, Tom was featured as the nail stylist to the stars. It's a great look at how he got his start in the industry and some of his coolest nail looks.
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December 17, 2012
Katie Cazorla is the owner of The Painted Nail in Sherman Oaks, Calif., and star of the TV Guide Channel’s reality show “The Nail Files.”
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October 9, 2012
British beauty blogger Hollie Wakeham interviews FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers at the Olympia Beauty Show.
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September 30, 2012
After dabbling in competitions for years, nail tech Allison Baker started this year out with gusto by keeping her competition schedule full and her product applications perfect. Her hard work paid off — landing her in the #1 spot on this year’s Top 25 list above a group of very talented and competitive nail techs.
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August 29, 2012
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On the evening of Monday, July 23, as the nail manufacturers and exhibitors left the show floor after a full day’s work, they convened in a penthouse suite at the Mandalay to relax and mingle with other nail industry professionals.
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August 27, 2012
OPI Products has announced that John Heffner will be the brand's new president and general manager, joining George Schaeffer and Suzi Weiss-Fischmann.
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July 30, 2012
“The Mr. Behind Miss,” a profile piece on Miss VP, Mike Vo.
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July 26, 2012
City of Hope's 2012 Spirit of Life Award was presented to OPI's George Schaeffer, who raised $5.2 million for City of Hope for diabetes research. (He raised $2.7 million and pledged to match $2.5 million on his own.) This video was played at the gala on Saturday, July 28, 2012 at Cosmoprof in Las Vegas. Five for Fighting’s John Ondrasik sang the hit song "100 Years" live during the tribute.
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March 12, 2012
Tippi Hedren, best known for her role in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, is credited with helping the Vietnamese community first get started in the nail industry back in the 1970s.
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March 9, 2012
Charles Revson founded and managed Revlon through five decades.
March 5, 2012
NAILS’ own contributing editor Erin Snyder Dixon was one of 50 lucky @NASA Twitter followers to be selected to participate in the NASAtweetup on November 8 hosted by NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.
January 31, 2012
Devonné Franks’ two careers couldn’t be more different. “Instead of making people feel good about themselves and look beautiful, I worry if I’m going to find something on their exam,” say Franks, who works as an MRI technologist in a hospital in Lima, Ohio, and also does nails at Shear Brilliance in Delphos.
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January 12, 2012
FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers uses Shellac to create her own nail art decals. You can use any brand of gel polish with this technique.
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January 1, 2012
In a special guest column, salon owner, nail tech, and NAILS blogger Maggie Franklin urges more nail techs to share their knowledge with others.
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December 2, 2011
A salon owner, licensed cosmetology instructor, industry advocate, and president of Kassidy’s Salon Management Consulting Company, Ken Cassidy passed away in October, 2011.
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