NAILS hosted a happy hour during Cosmoprof on Monday, August 1, attended by a number of professional nail care manufacturers, educators, and other noted guests in the industry. It was a great time to relax after the show, enjoy some cocktails and snacks, and mingle with others who normally don’t have a chance to get together.
For the second year in a row brush-on gel polish lines were the talk of the nail world at Cosmoprof North America. The game-changing nail category has steadily helped to reinvigorate the nail industry over the last year since its initial introduction. In addition, we saw some cool new nail art applications and advances in the pedicure chair world.
Custom solid hues and an array of French and moon manicures took front stage for fall colors and designs at New York Fashion Week.
Designers are paying close attention to texture, contrast, and color for fall 2011, according to the Pantone Institute.
Break rooms offer a respite from the hustle and bustle of the salon. Here are a few great examples.
Think of “French manicure” as an umbrella term that covers a myriad of related looks. With all of these variations, you’re sure to find a French for every client.
Gathering top names in beauty, Premiere features a solid lineup of networking events, competitions, educational workshops, and more than 500 booths.
On Saturday night before the Premiere Orlando beauty show even started, more than 200 nail techs got together to catch up with old friends, meet new friends, and enjoy a night of networking with other like-minded colleagues.
With all the little kiddies heading off to camp this summer, we asked three nail artists to give us their take on the summer camp theme.
There is no doubt that Tony Cuccio loves the nail business ... and lives it. Browse through this photo gallery of Tony through the years, at shows, at his office, and with his family.
From the same associations that bring us the International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE) in Long Beach every January came the first-ever ISSE Midwest, held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., from March 26 to 28, 2011.
On Monday, March 14, CND unveiled the first Shellac & Fashion Fusion Show, a runway show that featured the hottest nail styles and fashions straight from New York Fashion Week.
Here are some snapshots from America's Beauty Show 2011.
Congratulations to the winners of the Handpainted Nail Art category (whose theme was "Paris by Night"), and the 3-D Nail Art winners (whose theme was "Vampires").
At the International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE 2011) in Long Beach, NAILS asked attendees: What nails did you wear at the show? Here's a gallery of their responses.
Melanonychia is a blackening on the nail plate by melanin pigmentation. It can often present as a darkened band under or within the nail plate.
What are reasonable terms for a non-compete contract?
How do I announce to my clients that I will be moving to a new salon?
The new products I’m using are adding time to each appointment. How do I adjust my schedule?
Why isn’t my Gelish application curing properly?
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
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