August 1, 2007
Valinoti recognized in Star Magazine for her trendsetting nails.
Keywords: celebrities CND
July 1, 2007
From doing a celebrity's nails to driving one while in the Air Force, these nail techs have stories to tell.
April 1, 2007
Before you go calling on male clients, use these hard and fast statistics to find out everything from where men get their grooming information to how many techs have never had a male client.
Keywords: industry research men's services
February 1, 2007
Women want to be a better version of themselves. They’re looking for products that will transform them, but they’re also looking for a great deal. At a recent trade show, The Benchmarking Company’s Alisa Marie Beyer presented these findings, found via a survey conducted by her beauty marketing research firm. Read on to find out what else the study showed — and how you can use it to your advantage.
Keywords: consumer product brands marketing/promotions retail merchandising retailing trends
January 1, 2007
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Congratulations to NAILS' 2007 Cover Tech Contest winner Doan Hoelsher of DoaNails in Fort Collins, CO. Hoelsher created a feast for the eyes with her sumptuous strawberry-themed design. We're delighted to share the winning images with you, along with a selection of our favorite entries. Our thanks to everyone who submitted photos for sharing your artistry with us.
Keywords: Cover Tech Contest cover techs handpainted nail art nail art
October 1, 2006
Tom Bachik is a true professional and shares here his tips for getting photo shoot gigs.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes doing nails for photo shoots Entity Beauty Tom Bachik
July 1, 2006
Keywords: Maggie Awards
April 1, 2006
Well-known nail industry veteran and NSI educator, Erin Snyder, has book of inspirational works published.
Keywords: book review books nail trends NSI work life balance
January 15, 2006
As voted by Allure’s editors and readers, here are some standouts from its October 2005 picks.
Keywords: consumer press Essie OPI products polish Poshe
December 31, 2005
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The results are in for the second annual NAILS Readers' Choice Awards: your favorite products in every category and the Top 12 Favorite New Products, as voted on by the readers of NAILS Magazine.
Keywords: Antoine de Paris Backscratchers Belava China Glaze CND
October 1, 2005
Around the country, enrollment in nails-only programs at traditional cosmetology schools is down. Meanwhile, students are flocking to skin-care programs. But despite the challenges these changes pose for schools, employment opportunities for nail graduates remains strong.
Keywords: cosmetology schools discount salons nails-only salons
October 1, 2005
Child Magazine polled 1,500 busy moms on their favorite beauty products for its Child Beauty Awards.
Keywords: Essie polish
June 29, 2005
Paula Abdul was once again in the spotlight, only this time it was because of an infection she contracted at a high-end salon and not for her “American Idol” antics.
Keywords: California state regulations celebrities legislation salon sanitation
March 1, 2005
A client survey, conducted in conjunction with Allure Magazine, has some good news for professional salons.
Keywords: As I See It client surveys
January 1, 2005
Celebrity manicurist April Foreman says that when she first became a manicurist is was just to work her way through school. She soon discovered it was a key that opened many doors.
Keywords: alternative careers celebrities celebrity nail techs