February 1, 2008
For NAILS’ 25th anniversary issue — our silver anniversary — veteran technician Tom Bachik created these impressive high-gloss, chrome nails for our cover shoot.
October 1, 2006
Tom Bachik is a true professional and shares here his tips for getting photo shoot gigs.
August 1, 2006
Trang Nguyen, John Hauk, and Lorena Marquez — all previous number-one finishers — are just some of the recognizable names on this year’s Top 25 List.
July 1, 2006
Do you ever wonder how some of the industry’s biggest power players got their start — in life and in the beauty industry? Are you interested in how their minds work? From theme song to what car they drive, we’re letting our readers peek behind the curtain of some of the nail world’s most powerful players.
July 1, 2005
For the perfect makeover cover, we enlisted the help of two of the industry’s finest nail techs turned entrepreneurs — Entity Nail Couture’s Tom Holcomb and Tom Bachik.
April 1, 2005
Learning something new is what "back to basics" means to me.
April 1, 2004
I think superstars are people like Shari Finger, who has been running a nails-only salon for 17 years and has probably trained a few hundred nail technicians during that same amount of time.
March 1, 2003
Behind the scenes at this month's cover shoot takes you to the sunny beach of California.
September 1, 2002
The second annual nail competition proves that competing really is a global event.
December 1, 2001
Collaborating with Creative co-founder Jan Arnold, Tom Bachik often looks to runway fashions for inspiration so we asked him to take three of his latest designs and break them down into three easy steps each.
November 1, 2001
Tom Bachik, who travels the world educating nail techs for Creative Nail Design, is hard to pin down, so we figured why not get this master tech to do two covers at once.
August 1, 2001
February 1, 2001
With a stunning nine first-place wins, Japan’s Eriko Kurosaki captures this year’s top spot on a list comprised of a handful of veteran winners and a surprising number of new faces. Read on to learn the final results and to get acquainted with some of your industry’s finest competitors.
December 1, 1999
November 1, 1999
Our cover tech says, "The key to success in this business is to continually educate yourself so that you’re always abreast on new products and techniques in the nail industry.”
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