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Before They Were Famous … They Were Nail Techs

July 1, 2007  | Article

You’ll be pleased to know some pretty famous folks once wielded a nail file for a living. Take our quiz and see if you can identify these eight well-known figures who worked as manicurists before claiming their spot in the limelight. You find the answers at the bottom of the page.

Keywords: celebrities  

Paula Abdul Testifies at Hearing in Support of Salon Safety Bill

June 29, 2005  | News

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  

Oh, Boy: Avant-Garde Nail Designs for Men

June 1, 2005  | Article

It only takes a glance at the TV and a peek at a magazine rack to see male vanity basking in the mainstream. Men are embracing fashion, shopping, design, and grooming with unprecedented glee. So, just for kicks, we got two of the industry’s best-known nail artists to submit designs for men. With tough rocker and jock looks, these designs by Elsbeth Schuetz and Sheryl Macauley are a sign of the times.

Keywords: celebrities   men's services   nail art  

Diary of a Celebrity Manicurist

January 1, 2005  | Article

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  

Creative Mingles With Fashion Royalty

September 1, 2004  | Article

Creative was the official nail designer for fashion bad boy Alexander McQueen’s “Black Party,” a fundraiser for the London-based HIV and AIDS charity, Lighthouse Services.

Keywords: celebrities   CND   CND at Fashion Week   fashion  

“Blow Out’s” Tish Dishes to NAILS

September 1, 2004  | Article

Our reporter -- and nail technician herself -- talks to the nail technician on the new reality show.

Keywords: celebrities   celebrity nail techs   Lynnette Madden   NAILS interview  

Salon Doubles as Movie Set

August 1, 2004  | News

Salon appealed to location scouts for “Ocean’s Twelve,” the sequel to the 2001 Clooney/Pitt hit “Ocean’s Eleven.”

Keywords: celebrities  

Mega-Start Choose Creative Sheers

March 1, 2004  | Article

Madonna. Britney, and JLo are fans of Creative Nail Design’s French manicure polishes.

Keywords: celebrities   CND  

Manly Men Wear Nails

December 1, 2003  | Article

NBA star Charles Barkley's nails are done prior to his TV appearances.

Keywords: celebrities   men's services  

Picture Perfect: How to Break Into Doing Nails for Print and TV

October 1, 2000  | Article

Follow the steps outlined by agent Crystal Wright and you may join out industry’s most elite group by becoming one of the tech who makes celebrities and models look perfect before they step in front of the camera.

Keywords: celebrities   celebrity nail techs   doing nails for photo shoots  

Celebrities Tickled by Their Tweezers

January 1, 1997  | Article

Keywords: celebrities   tweezerman  

Filings: Tidbits from Around the Globe on Nails

January 1, 1996  | Article

Ever wonder what shade of polish goes best with magenta hair? Well, wonder no more.

Keywords: celebrities   consumer press   nail trivia  

Flo Jo Puts Big Bucks Be­hind Nail Art Contest

January 1, 1996  | Article

Olympic gold medallist Florence Griffith Joyner kicked off her company’s $100,000 nail art contest at a fundraiser to benefit the Florence Griffith Joyner Youth Foundation.

Keywords: celebrities   Florence Griffth Joyner   nail art   nail art contests  

Who Does the Nails of the Industry's Leaders?

December 1, 1995  | Article

So who are the brave nail technicians who handle the grooming needs of our industry’s greats? Here’s who does what to whom.

Keywords: Alpha 9   celebrities   Essie Weingarten   Jan Arnold   Kym Lee  

Dodgers’ Season Hangs on a Nail

December 1, 1995  | Article

Keywords: celebrities  

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