October 21, 2008
"The Nail Swipe" is a technique for getting a perfect polish job.
October 16, 2008
The Florida Association of Beauty Professionals (FAB) has launched a new, industry-wide certification program that will allow environmentally friendly salons to demonstrate their commitment to the industry and consumers.
October 15, 2008
Texas has made fish pedicures, in which clients place their feet into a tub containing small carp that then ingest the calloused areas of clients' feet, illegal in the state.
October 9, 2008
Celebrity manicurist Elsbeth used Nailtini polish to do the nails of finalists on “Dancing With the Stars.” Finalist Kristy Yamaguchi donned a pink and black tiger print that Elsbeth handpainted herself.
China Glaze manicurist Melissa Bozant did some pre-show pampering for the BET Awards using the company’s INK collection.
CND’s Liza Smith did the nails of Sarah Jessica Parker for the London premier of the “Sex & The City” movie. “I massaged with Birch and Mint Scentsations, and used Cuticle Remover, Cuticle Eraser, and SolarOil,” Smith says.
Misa Cosmetic Products was well represented at Milan Fashion Week as nail tech Antonio Sacripante choose Misa’s polish for the Gaetano Navarra and DSquared shows. The colors were fittingly from the Fashion Collection, named after top models of the ’90s and today.
October 6, 2008
The state of Washington has made fish pedicures, in which clients place their feet into a tub containing small carp that then ingest the calloused areas of clients’ feet, illegal in the state.
October 1, 2008
California's governor considers borrowing state's salon inspection funds to cover budget shortfall.
September 29, 2008
Allure loves purple this month and shows off a couple industry faves.
In October, Glamour goes with deep pinks.
Jessica's Empowered collection brings awareness for breast cancer.
Restaurant manager Christine d'Ornano raves about her favorite beauty products.
The women's magazine features OPI nail lacquer in Bubble Bath.
At $8.50 retail price, OPI wins fans on the Cosmopolitan masthead.
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