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.
Keywords: history of nail care Vietnamese salon industry
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.
Keywords: My Other Life
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.
Keywords: decals FingerNailFixer gel-polish Holly Schippers learning new techniques
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.
Keywords: continuing education Maggie Franklin networking On My Mind
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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November 30, 2011
Tara Deck, owner of home-based Tara Lea Esthetics in Chetwynd, British Columbia, Canada, built her own 3,600-square-foot, five-bedroom, ranch-style home on a beautiful five-acre lot.
Keywords: My Other Life
November 29, 2011
November 23, 2011
Holly Schippers (FingerNailFixer) shows you how to take your Shellac for a walk on the wild side with animal print in either leopard, jaguar, cheetah, zebra, or tiger!
Keywords: animal print nail art CND FingerNailFixer handpainted nail art Holly Schippers
November 14, 2011
Paul DiMeglio, president/CEO of Tetra Corp., died in a car accident on November 12, 2011.
November 7, 2011
Oprah praises her pedicurist, Gloria L. Williams, also known as The Footnanny
Keywords: celebrities celebrity nail techs
November 1, 2011
NAILS' FingerNailFixer blogger Holly Schippers shows NAILStv viewers one easy nail art design with CND Shellac, plus one not-so-difficult one (that's totally worth the effort)!
Keywords: abstract nail art advanced nail art beginner nail art CND Holly Schippers
October 31, 2011
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Industry icon Tom Holcomb passed away on Friday, October 28, 2011. We've gathered photos from over the years to help remember this amazing man.
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