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.
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October 1, 2002
Tom Holcomb is no stranger to photo shoots. In addition to the many cover shoots he has done with NAILS, Tom also does the nails for EZ Flow’s ads.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes doing nails for photo shoots EZ Flow Tom Holcomb
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
May 1, 2002
Moved to create something artistic after September 11, Tom Holcomb honored New York with a beautiful nail art design.
Keywords: EZ Flow nail art Tom Holcomb
December 1, 2001
When Alisha, who has been doing nails for seven years, came out to do our shoot she stayed with NAILS’ cover veteran Tom Holcomb.
Keywords: Alisha Rimando Behind the Scenes doing nails for photo shoots Tom Holcomb
October 1, 2001
Nails are hot in Japan. Everyone from famous singers and actresses to trendy school girls are hungry to be the first to wear the latest design on their nails. This makes for a huge nail market and a competitive artistic climate as well.
Keywords: Danny Haile EZ Flow international Japanese nail industry Japanese Nailist Association
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.
Keywords: Alisha Sale Amy Becker competitions Darlene Feric Japanese nail industry
April 1, 2000
April showers bring May flowers, including Tom Holcomb, who created these colored acrylic masterpieces, as well as the matching ring, also made from acrylic.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes Tom Holcomb
January 1, 2000
Who leads when other follow? Who sets the standard? Who are the trend setters?
Keywords: Anita Lime Athena Elliott Barb Wetzel Beatrice Kaye Betty Morgan
July 1, 1999
The pressure is on... whether you are giving client a French manicure, or you are at a competition attempting to create the perfect sculptured set... the smile line is always on your mind. Here are some tips to help keep you on your toes while making the perfect smile line.
Keywords: American Manicure C-curves CND decals French manicures
August 1, 1997
Keywords: Behind the Scenes EZ Flow Tom Holcomb
March 1, 1993
A behind the scenes look at how products are developed.
Keywords: Calvert CND Develop 10 European Touch Galaxy Nail Products
May 1, 1990
Known as "the guy who does nails" Tom Holcomb comes back to nail competitions in fighting form.
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