December 31, 2014
Vicki loved nails, the nail industry, nail technicians, nail magazines, nail jokes, nail cruises, nail trends, nail memes, nail salons, nail shows, and just about anything nail-related.
Keywords: competitions Kupa Kym Lee obituaries Tom Holcomb
April 2, 2013
Editor Hannah Lee takes a walk down memory lane to share her favorite covers in our 30-year history.
Keywords: 30th Anniversary Alisha Rimando Behind the Scenes cover techs Elsbeth Schuetz
March 25, 2013
We believe beauty professionals and distributors worldwide should be in business for themselves but not by themselves. Entity Beauty products are available online as well as distributed through our valued U.S. and International distributor partners.
Keywords: Entity Beauty Tom Bachik Tom Holcomb
December 13, 2011
| Photo Gallery
At a memorial service held on what would have been Tom Holcomb's 45th birthday, nail technicians and industry colleagues gathered to celebrate the life of a most unique individual.
Keywords: Alisha Rimando Danny Haile Entity Beauty Gari-Dawn Tingler Lorena Marquez
October 31, 2011
| Photo Gallery
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.
Keywords: competitions obituaries Tom Holcomb
October 29, 2011
Industry legend, competitor, innovator Tom Holcomb passes away.
Keywords: Entity Beauty EZ Flow Galaxy Nail Products obituaries Premium Nails
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
October 1, 2005
When you take a class from a dynamic teacher, she (or he) can transform not only the way you work, but the way you think. Here we get to know some of our industry’s teachers a little better and get a glimpse of what makes them tick -and teach.
Keywords: Akzentz American International Industries CND Comfort Concepts Danny Haile
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
January 1, 2004
Sitting in the crowd, listening as nailists explained new techniques or styles in Japanese, I found I wasn’t completely in the dark. Why not? Because I found out that what I had in common with everyone here was we all spoke a universal language — of nails.
Keywords: Alisha Rimando competitions Danny Haile international Japanese nail industry
February 1, 2003
The pool of available competitions shrunk, making it more difficult for both veteran and novice competitors to exercise their skills and earn points. Yet while the opportunities to participate may have diminished, determined techs kept the competitive spirit alive.
Keywords: Amy Becker competitions Diana Tingle Ellen Torchia Jacqui Jefford
February 1, 2003
As in past years, veteran competitors John Hauk, Salina Rush, and Lorena Marquez, all familiar with the winner’s circle, set the pace for the competition.
Keywords: Amy Becker California competitions European nail industry European nail technicians
November 1, 2002
Cole’s Salon for You in the suburbs of Minneapolis, Minn., has a charmed history that sounds like the makings of a feel-good Disney movie: small two-man barbershop for kiddies expands when clients outgrow its child-sized chairs — then keeps growing and growing into five world class full-service salons.
Keywords: Danny Haile Minnesota salon chains salon profiles Tom Holcomb