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"Uniform” doesn’t have to mean identical, cookie-cutter, or always consistent. Check out these fashion-forward salon uniforms — perfect for salons with a sense of style.
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Our friends at Swedish nail magazine naglar i norden turned us on to two nail sensations in Europe: Iryna Giblett and Margarita Belska.
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For the second year in a row, the extraordinary talent of nail tech Dawn Minton won over the judges of NAILS’ annual Mini-Masterpiece Contest.
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Break free of the usual pink-and-white constraints with this creative gallery of alternative French nail art styles. Get inspired with bold colors, unique filing, and clever smile lines.
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we can all make a difference with these special products from professional salon manufacturers. Click into our gallery to see how you can help raise awareness and raise funds.
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There's a sparkle and shine to the fall's latest nail polish colors. When we saw them all, we had a "gem" of an idea: to shoot the polishes as if they were creating the gemstones themselves.
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This gallery showcases unique goods available for retailing in your salon. General information and website links give you the scoop on cool items to enliven your retail business.
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In the year 2000, the editors of NAILS decided it would be fun to have a nail technician reader create the cover for one issue and so we started the Cover Tech Contest.
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There is nothing that can more quickly relax a client (or tech) than a beautifully designed pedicure area. Peruse these pedicure areas for ideas on chair placement, ergonomics, decor, color schemes, and furniture choices.
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With as many manicure table options out there as colors of polish, it's got to be difficult to figure out what you are looking for. We've rounded up a variety of tables to help you discern which type best suits your needs.
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Do you have a chair or lamp in the salon that you just adore? Most nail techs do, so we asked our readers to tell us why they loved a certain furnishing.
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We hope you enjoy this walk down memory lane. Please email your stories, memories, historical photos, and archives to us so we can consider them for this ongoing history "exhibit." Submit stories to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The winter holidays are the perfect time to offer your clients customized nail art designs. NAILS tasked six nail artists with creating wearable, abstract designs that feature the colors of Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s Eve.
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Gels continued their recent boom at Cosmoprof North America. There were more soak-off gels, more colored gels, and at least 10 companies showcasing the hottest trend right now — brush-on gel polish lines.
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The Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event again proved itself as a vibrant beauty show, with more than 46,000 attendees present during the two-day show (which took place June 6 to 7). The show featured 350-plus classes, nail competitions, and NailTech Network Orlando (which was co-hosted by Beautytech.com and NAILS). Next year’s show will be June 4-6.
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