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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 email@example.com.
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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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IBS (International Beauty Show) Las Vegas had a healthy attendance this year, with well-presented booths showcasing a lot of new and interesting nail products.
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On March 27 to 29, 2010, America’s Beauty Show featured manufacturer specials and new product launches, a SalonSpa Sustainability Summit, and an International Nail Technician Association (INTA) Conference.
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From January 30 through February 1, 40,000 beauty professionals attended ISSE, up 21% from 2009 and breaking the show’s all-time attendance records. The show featured 397 exhibitors, which is up 3% from 2009.
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As February 14 swiftly approaches, your clients are increasing their requests for nail art with hearts, flowers, and all things pink and red. We've got you covered with these designs that will get clients in, out, and on the way to their romantic rendezvous.
Cosmoprof was held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center July 13-15, 2008, and had 740 different companies exhibiting their products.
An acronym for Surface Active Agent; surfactants improve the wetting, absorption, or flow of a liquid on a solid surface.
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