December 1, 2008
Celebrity nail tech Tom Bachik created these monochromatic gold nails for our December cover. Recreate our cover look with these easy steps.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes embellishments holiday nail art Tom Bachik
March 1, 2008
Filing is so important to nail appearance, and with the advent of e-files, the techniques for hand-filing can be easily forgotten. Excellent hand-filing skills can help a competition tech rise above the pack, while everyday techs can woo clients with a deft hand and light touch.
Keywords: filing techniques natural nail care Tom Bachik
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.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes celebrities chrome company anniversaries metallics
July 1, 2007
Practically every time an actor or musician is photographed for a magazine or works on film, they get their hair, makeup, and nails professionally done. So who are these nail technicians who are slaving away behind the scenes? And more important, how can you become one of them?
Keywords: Carla Kay celebrity nail techs CND Deborah Lippmann doing nails for photo shoots
October 1, 2006
Tom Bachik is a true professional and shares here his tips for getting photo shoot gigs.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes doing nails for photo shoots Entity Beauty Tom Bachik
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.
Keywords: Amy Becker Entity Beauty John Hauk Lorena Marquez Michelle Sproat
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.
Keywords: American International Industries Backscratchers Barbicide Ben King CND
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.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes cover techs doing nails for photo shoots Tom Bachik Tom Holcomb
April 1, 2005
Entity Nail Couture is the new line of nail care products from well-known nail technicians Tom Bachik and Tom Holcomb. NAILS talks to the guys at a recent tradeshow.
Keywords: Entity Beauty NAILS interview Tom Bachik Tom Holcomb
April 1, 2005
Learning something new is what "back to basics" means to me.
Keywords: As I See It back to basics Tom Bachik
July 1, 2004
In an unprecedented year and a half long competition cycle marked by fierce rivalry, veteran competitors, international competitors, and newcomers alike vied for positions on NAILS 2003-2004 coveted Top 25 List.
Keywords: Amy Becker John Hauk Lorena Marquez NAILS Top 25 List Rita Horvath
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.
Keywords: Amy Becker Maisie Dunbar Mary Metscaviz professional image Renee Borowy
August 1, 2003
Your nail station is one of your most valuable business tools. It is your office, your conference room, your classroom, your showroom, and sometimes even your lunchroom. It is where you do your work and spend much of your day –and you deserve to be comfortable. So what would change about it if you could? From self-sanitizing stations to elaborately themed decor, techs defy the laws of physics, finances, and convention to come up with some innovative solutions for their individual needs.
Keywords: JC Penney Salons Maggie Franklin salon decor/design salon furnishings Tom Bachik
March 1, 2003
Behind the scenes at this month's cover shoot takes you to the sunny beach of California.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes polish preview spring Tom Bachik Young Nails
September 1, 2002
The second annual nail competition proves that competing really is a global event.
Keywords: Backscratchers CND competitions Dianne D’Agnolo EZ Flow