Nails: Michiko Matsushita applied clear acrylic and embedded electronic parts on this month’s cover model.
Photography: Caesar Lima
January 1, 2000
Featuring Doug Schoon and David Dyer
Part of Creative Nail Design’s Global Summit was an amazing photographic nail competition, NAILS profiled the winners in Nails File (November 1999) and among them was Michiko Matsushita, a two-time NAILS cover tech.
He’s split the atom, walked on the moon, and flown faster than the speed of sound. So, what’s he gonna do now? Get a pedicure, of course.
At one time or another, we’ve all come across that newfangled product that was created way ahead of its time and just didn’t seem to catch on with the masses. Or information that we once believed true is in fact false. This is certainly true for the nail industry. Over the years, products have appeared on the market that didn’t work as expected and others have even been reincarnated into something quite different than what they were intended for. The following is NAILS pick of regrets. We’ve even thrown in some of our bad covers and bad advice for extra measure.
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Take advantage of these stressful times and cultivate your salon as the one place where technology does not invade, where being the fasters doesn’t necessarily mean being the best, and where clients can take a quick breather before getting back into the rat race.
NAILS talked to some of the top nail technicians in the industry, and adding our own historical perspective, we came up with this list of product innovations dial have most impacted the way you work today.
Readers respond: Does a TV in the waiting area help or hurt?
Shrinkage is the term retailers use to describe missing product inventory. Simple employee error or sticky fingers can be the culprit. We asked the Secrets team for their view on this retailing pitfall in this month’s business-building update.
On a recent visit to Scottsdale, NAILS advertising sales rep Michelle Mullen and I treated ourselves to a full set of pink and whites and a spa-type pedicure
Who leads when other follow? Who sets the standard? Who are the trend setters?
Mary Kennebeck is nothing if not solution-minded. She’s the original “can-do” gal.
With Dr. Rich and Dr. Bronow.
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