April 1, 1999
When Lonardo, who is based out of North Providence, R.I., first embarked on her career in the beauty industry, she wanted to become a hairstylist, which required some training in nails.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes Star Nail Products
April 1, 1999
Removing excess cuticle growth is an essential part of any nail service, Nail technicians have their own preferences as far as what implements and products to use for removing unsightly growth.
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November 1, 1998
Light-activated gel systems have been revamped for the healthy, odor-free environment of the 90s.
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November 1, 1998
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At the 1998 BBSI Conference in Las Vegas, Kay Schoeneman, VP of sales for Schoeneman Corp., became the first woman president of BBSI. OPI kicked of its sponsorship of the American Basketball League, and Jan and Jim Nordstrom hosted the City of Hope Ball as the Spirit of Life Award Recipients.
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September 1, 1997
The latest tip styles are all about flexibility and of serving the needs of as many different clients as possible while making the nail technician’s job easier. Many of today’s designs are the result of suggestions from nail technicians themselves.
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February 1, 1996
Beauty superstores such as Ulta3 specialize in selling the products used by professionals, rather than the services offered by them. By doing so, these retail stores/salons have taken retailing to new heights.
Keywords: CND OPI products retail merchandising Star Nail Products
December 1, 1995
Consumer advertising by professional manufacturers is bringing welcome attention -- and credibility -- to salon brands.
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September 1, 1994
Using a light-based nail technique lends an aura of advanced technology to your work that enhances its value to clients. Now, the power of light is harnessed to cure gels, to quickly dry top coats and polish seals, and even to polymerize liquid and powder systems.
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March 1, 1994
Salon sanitation is the biggest issue facing you as a professional today. If you do not abide by the codes of sanitation outlined by your state board, you risk losing not only your license but your reputation and clients as well.
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March 1, 1993
A behind the scenes look at how products are developed.
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February 1, 1993
Owners put as much thought into finding a name for their companies as parents do for their children. People, songs, and dreams provide inspiration.
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March 1, 1992
Use a wrap system to strengthen or repair natural nails or as a beautifully thin and strong artificial extension.
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February 1, 1992
Avoiding allergic reactions and lifting with gel systems is a matter of precision and correct technique.
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January 1, 1992
Whatever the season, whatever their mood, there is a polish that will help your clients express it.
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January 1, 1991
Today's gel systems combine flexibility, strength, and plenty of profit potential
Keywords: chemical safety colored gels European Touch gels Gena