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Picture Perfect

April 1, 2010  | Article

You don’t have to live in a fashion mecca like New York City to find opportunities to have your best nail styles featured in a professional photo shoot. Take a page from the (ever-growing) book of Joy Yavenue, who enhances her nail art print and web portfolios by partnering with area entrepreneurs.

Keywords: creating a portfolio   doing nails for photo shoots   fashion   photographing nails   professional image  

February InStyle Cover: Heidi Klum's Nails

February 2, 2010  | News

Manicurist Tom Bachik did supermodel and TV host Heidi Klum's nails for the February cover of Instyle. Duplicate the look by using Victoria's Secret Beauty Rush polish in Tutu.

Keywords: celebrities   consumer press   doing nails for photo shoots   polish   Tom Bachik  

A Conversation with the 2009 Contessa Winners

February 1, 2010  | Article

The Contessas are an annual beauty award program that shows off the best Canada’s salon professionals have to offer.

Keywords: acrylics   contests   doing nails for photo shoots   enhancements   gels  

Living the Dream

September 1, 2009  | Article

From getting initial experience and photos to selling yourself at an appointment with an agent, this is a handy how-to guide for finding an agent for freelance manicuring work.

Keywords: celebrities   creating a portfolio   doing nails for photo shoots   fashion   photographing nails  

Catch A Break at

September 25, 2008  | News

A salon owner who frequently works behind the scenes at photo shoots, Maisie Dunbar recommends — a site geared for models and photographers.

Keywords: creating a portfolio   doing nails for photo shoots  

Celebrity Manicurists: They’re Just Like Us

July 1, 2007  | Article

Practically every time an actor or musician is photographed for a magazine or works on film, they get their hair, makeup, and nails professionally done. So who are these nail technicians who are slaving away behind the scenes? And more important, how can you become one of them?

Keywords: celebrity nail techs   CND   Deborah Lippmann   doing nails for photo shoots   Elsbeth Schuetz  

How to Be a Fantastic Cover Nail Tech

October 1, 2006  | Article

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  

Behind the Scenes: Extreme Makeover-Exponential Toms

July 1, 2005  | Article

For the perfect makeover cover, we enlisted the help of two of the industry’s finest nail techs turned entrepreneurs — Entity Nail Couture’s Tom Holcomb and Tom Bachik.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   cover techs   doing nails for photo shoots   Tom Bachik   Tom Holcomb  

How’s My Light?

September 1, 2004  | Article

Doing photo shoots in your salon — nail style shots, salon interior shots, or service shots — will help you develop a portfolio to show off to both clients and editors. Learn from the pros how to hire a photographer, how to prepare for a photo shoot, and what to expect at the end of the day.

Keywords: creating a portfolio   doing nails for photo shoots   photographing nails  

Behind the Scenes: New Gig for Top Competitor

August 1, 2004  | Demo

For this month's cover shoot, John Hauk, top competitor, salon owner with a full book of clients, and OPI Products’ new technical advisor, helped us create a Puccini-inspired nail look.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   doing nails for photo shoots   John Hauk   OPI Products  

Behind the Scenes: Tom of All Trades

April 1, 2004  | Article

Tom Holcomb may no longer do nails at the salon, but he certainly isn’t out of practice. He often travels to Japan to educate Japanese nailists, so he has plenty of practice sculpting his beautiful nails.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   doing nails for photo shoots   Japanese nail industry   Tom Holcomb  

Behind the Scenes: From Russia , With Style

April 1, 2003  | Article

This month’s cover comes to you all the way from Russia. Russian women are very fashion-conscious and feminine in their styles. With a full set of nails costing around $120 U.S. dollars (and rebalances costing $60) not all women can afford enhancements, but a growing number of women visit salons regularly.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   CND   colored acrylics   doing nails for photo shoots   international  

Wanna Be a NAILS Cover Tech?

September 1, 2001  | Article

Keywords: Cover Tech Contest   doing nails for photo shoots  

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  

Nail Tech Goes Hollywood, Gets Work.

October 1, 1995  | Article

Keywords: celebrity nail techs   doing nails for photo shoots  

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