September 4, 2013
At an invite-only party during Cosmoprof North America, Beauty Changes Lives (BCL) and CND announced the new BCL CND Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship Fund. Founded to support professional nail education, the Scholarship Fund honors actress Hedren's role in helping shape the nail industry by being at the forefront of the Vietnamese nail salon movement.
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March 31, 2013
Viet Nails, the documentary teaser above, is the result of filmmaker Adele Pham’s initial stage of research into the Vietnamese-American nail industry. Pham is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker who has directed, edited, and
March 30, 2013
New York-based filmmaker Adele Pham interviews Miss Professional Nails president Mike Vo and VietSALON associate editor Kim Pham in the initial stages of her research of the Vietnamese nail industry.
The updated trailer and new title, #NailedIt: Vietnamese and the Nail Industry, can be viewed by clicking here.
February 11, 2013
To help VietSALON Magazine celebrate the Year of the Snake, Kupa's Sindy Mark combined real snakeskin with faux snakeskin designs and sculpted a 3-D snake on oval acrylic extensions using Artfinity and Divinity products from Kupa.
December 6, 2012
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To welcome the Lunar New Year in the Year of the Snake, these six nail artists used nail tips as their canvas to create their visions of the Lunar New Year and their artistic interpretations of our friend the snake.
January 25, 2012
Nail artist Robert Nguyen lends his 3-D nail artistry to this month’s Lunar New Year-themed cover to help us welcome the Year of the Dragon.
January 1, 2008
Here are some links to articles and resources relating to the Vietnamese nail industry in the U.S.
March 1, 2007
In an industry first, NAILS Magazine and VietSALON surveyed Vietnamese salons and nail technicians and have developed a new understanding of what makes this market segment different - and what makes it not different at all.
Succulent Scrubs8 photos
At Long Last: An Intro to Longer-Lasting Polish7 photos
Ingredients that absorb light (usually UV light) and convert it into the energy needed to drive the polymerization process.
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
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