August 14, 2014
The National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) is an autonomous, independent accrediting commission constituted as a nonprofit Delaware corporation, with its main office located in Alexandria, Virginia. The Commission’s origins date back to 1969, when two accrediting agencies in the field merged to form the Cosmetology Accrediting Commission (CAC).
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January 30, 2014
A few months ago, we heard La Palm Spa Products was on a quest for educators, having launched their new Leadership & Artistry Academy (LLAA) to educate professionals and grow its brand. Over a two-day seminar
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June 13, 2013
Summer has officially started for us here in Virginia. Schools are out and, as many others, I made the list for "worst end-of-the-year moms" :)Between tardies, gluing junk to homework, and reading baby books to save
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August 28, 2012
Present Nail Spa offers this luxurious and exotic manicure to its clients.
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August 22, 2012
Mountain Body products are used in this exotic retreat from W Nails & Spa.
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July 21, 2011
When visiting the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, we couldn’t just stop at just one salon since we don’t get over that way too often. Follow along as we discover unique salons in D.C., central Maryland, and northern Virginia.
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August 1, 2010
The worst of circumstances — the combination of a Nor’easter and a tropical storm — brought out the best in people. When the final coat of paint covers the last bit of evidence, it’s the kindness that I want to remember.
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April 1, 2009
Employing a "service-step" system and inventive nail bar set-up, Naturals in Gloucester, Virginia handles clients' natural nail care with ease.
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March 1, 2009
Julie Nguyen, owner and founder of Blu Water Day Spa, has plenty of experience in the beauty industry. Coming to the United States when she was 16 and building on the beauty training she received in Vietnam, she worked in hair, then nails and cosmetics, and was quickly able to purchase her own salon.
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February 1, 2009
Butter London’s upbeat, hip nail stores in airports make wait time more enjoyable.
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June 1, 2008
Signature Service by Pamper Me Please Travel Spa, Washington D.C./Maryland/Virginia
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September 1, 2007
Many have tried — and many have failed — to do for nail salons what Starbucks did for coffee shops. Our report shows that it’ll take innovative hiring, a simple and consistent sanitation program, and a major consumer PR campaign in order for a salon chain to become the name that clients most trust.
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February 1, 2007
Jana Leigh McWhorter, nail tech and instructor. In her other life: wing walker.
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March 1, 2002
What is a former security guard doing owninga quaint, classically decorated salon in historicOld Town Manassas, Va.? Educating his clientson proper nail care, performing top-quality services, and pampering them too.
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