July 1, 2009
That was about the only thing I knew before heading to the Beauty International Show in Dusseldorf, Germany, this past March. I had never been to Europe before and spoke no German, but I was eager to learn everything I could about the German nail industry. Unearthing stiletto styles, licensing loop-holes, the economic recession and more, the German nail industry proved to be a fascinating player in the worldwide nail market.
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June 29, 2009
Earlier this month, I went to the Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event; this is the first time I’ve attended this show, and I felt an energy and excitement there that I haven’t felt at any of the other beauty shows I’ve been to. I’m sharing some of my pictures here.
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June 19, 2009
I just came back from the IBS show in Las Vegas. The show was a little smaller this year but there was still a good turnout with lots of manufacturers showcasing their latest wares. Here are
June 17, 2009
Somehow I managed to come home with a sore throat and a stuffed up nose. I'm blaming allergies, since I refuse to believe it's possible to get a cold in the middle of June — unless
June 12, 2009
Watch a tradeshow demo of Migi Nail Art's nail art pens. It's easy nail art in less than five minutes.
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June 5, 2009
Amanda Dodge, of Nail Me in Spanish Fork, Utah, demonstrates a handy tip for how to keep your acrylic liquid from spilling.
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May 15, 2009
I wanted to share a little sneak peak about my trip this past March to the Beauty International Show in Dusseldorf, Germany. The full story will come out in our July issue, but here are some
May 11, 2009
Here’s a photo of my most recent practice set. Here are nails by top international competitor Lynn Lammers. So, I'll be headed to the IBS Las Vegas show in just a few weeks. I'm excited because I haven't
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April 30, 2009
International nail art sensations Viv Simmonds (of Australia) and Catherine Wong (of Singapore) are joining forces to teach a “Designer Nails Extravaganza” class on June 16 in Las Vegas. As the editor in charge of NAILS
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April 29, 2009
Beauty Match, a free service that allows visitors to easily identify Cosmoprof exhibitors matching their areas of interest by selecting desired product categories, is live on the Cosmoprof North America website.
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March 12, 2009
Jan Nordstrom-Arnold, co-founder and style director of CND, will give a special talk at Cosmoprof Italy on April 3rd, at a special seminar celebrating the successful women in the beauty industry. The seminar is called “Unconventional
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March 2, 2009
I’ve really wanted to talk about the HRTE (High Road to Education) event I attended in San Jose, Calif., last weekend — except now I think it’s two weekends ago? *sigh* In case you have been
February 20, 2009
For my first real foray into NAILStv, I did a video interview with Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, executive VP and artistic director of OPI. You and your clients may better know her as the force behind all of
Keywords: On The Road Q&A tradeshows
February 13, 2009
There was a cool assortment of happenings — from new products to live demonstrations to plenty of friendly nail techs — at the ISSE (International Salon & Spa Expo) in Long Beach over Jan. 31 to Feb. 2. Here are some of the interesting things I saw.NailTek master educators Jan White, Saverne Smith, and Marianne Hunter chatted with me about the industry.
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February 9, 2009
The ISSE Show last week saw tried-and-true manufacturers and techs doing business as usual during these tough economic times. The word around the show was that the first day’s turnout was a little low, but that it picked up on Monday when the salon workers had the day off.Above, Greg Salo of Young Nails, was as excited as ever to educate techs at the show.
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