February 1, 2000
One woman decides to go back to her natural nails after 26 years of wearing acrylics.
How to apply the new acrylic nail from Creative Nail Design.
Come take a look at amazing nail art creations from all over the world.
Over the years NAILS has examined the chemistry of polish and its ingredients, how colors are chosen, and even how polish is bottled. Here we cover it all—the life of a bottle of polish beginning to end.
As a sales and marketing executive for Protouch Beauty, a distributor of beauty products based in the Middle East, Tracey Findlay is happy to report that the nail business in the region is growing quickly despite a lack of training among local techs.
What does the future hold for the nail industry and NAILS Magazine? Industry experts give their opinions on future trends and the growth of nail salons.
For the month of February, we highlight four different partnerships within the nail industry and what makes them work.
Imagine a chance to peek inside the salon operations of the top salon owners and nail technicians in the country. That’s what judging the Salon of the Year Awards is like.
Like any other profession, the nail industry has its share of unwritten rules. We talked to 10 nail techs and got their opinions on everything from stealing to gossiping.
Readers respond: How do you interest hair clients in nail services?
NAILS was touched by this letter from Helene McGarvah of Metropolitan in Saint Clair Shores, Mich. We think you will be too.
It’s about more than just money, it’s about friendship, loyalty, and unwavering support. The bond between a nail tech and her clients is truly something special So in our October issue, we asked nail techs to submit stories about their most loyal client for our Longtime Client Contest.
According to Kitty Victor, business consultant and co-founder of the Masters audiotape subscription service, you need to offer more than just money to attract and retain the best salon personnel-quality of life and balance are number-one issues.
Alisha Rimando speaks on balancing her career of being a flight attendant and a nail artist.
Eriko Kurosaki and Danny Haile work together to make natural-looking nail art.
Would anyone pay $150 for a set of nails by a top competitor? Do you know what brand of acrylic is used by the majority of top competitors? Is $5,000 a lot or a little to pay for your and your model’s travel expenses? Turn the page to learn fun facts about this industry’s elite.
The only industry awards of their kind, the Salon of the Year Awards are our way of giving back to those individuals who elevate our industry with their actions and contribute to a growing number of successful, professional businesses.
Nail technician Alisha Sale’s goal for 1999 was just to make it onto the NAILS Top 25 Competitors list. “When I realized what I’d done, I got all teary-eyed,” says the 27-year-old competitor who achieved the #1 ranking in her first year of competing seriously.
Canadians are just as passionate about the nail industry as their American neighbors, and with the recent rise of nails-only salons and nail services up north, the time is right for the installation of associations, expansion of education, and – most importantly – the certification or licensure of nail technicians.
There’s no shortage of artistic talent and creativity in this industry, but a few artists lead the way when it comes to inspiration and motivation.
Carol Perdue, nail technician. In her other life: dogsledder.
Changes that were made for practical examinations in Pennsylvania.
Your questions answered! What causes fungus, what to do about brittle nails, and more.
If you believe CNN, you may have to say farewell to some of your clients in the medical field, or at least transition them to natural nails.
Can Vicks VapoRub cure nail fungus? It’s deep-heating, but is it antifungal? When nail technician Pam Karousis of Nail Designs Unlimited in Cortland, Ohio, read an article in her local paper suggesting that Vicks VapoRub can cure toenail fungus she was understandably skeptical.
The Nail Doctor answers your questions about strep, overgrowth, and white spots.
Good news for salon owners who like to crank up the volume of their favorite radio station.
A new ruling by the California Air Resources Board (ARB) will require nail polish removers to be free of smog-producing chemicals by 2005.
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