June 1 marked the formation of the Professional Association of Nailcare Specialists and Nailtechnicians of Germany (Fachverband der Nagel-Pflegeund – Modellage Spezialisten Deutschland e.V. or FVNS Deutschland for short) in Wiesbaden, Germany. According to association president Alexandra Natascha Mapp, who owns Crazy Nails salon in Wiesbaden.

FVNS Deutschland’s main goal is to set quality standards by developing educational programs for the nail industry in Germany. The association supports members with information on all aspects of the industry and is trying to implement standardized education guidelines for nail technicians.

The association will also organize trips to national and international trade-shows for their members.

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