NAILS Magazine and VietSALON Magazine applaud the New York Times exposé of the appalling exploitation of nail salon workers in certain communities and urge increased consumer awareness and enforcement efforts.
Chicago-based hip hop artist Kid Sister (now known as Jane Jupiter) released the "Pro Nails" single in 2007 with her debut album Ultraviolet. The music video, directed by Ruben Fleischer, is a remix of "Pro Nails" and features a verse and cameo from Kanye West. Filmed at a nail salon, it also features West and others moonwalking, dancing, and breakdancing with their fingers and newly manicured nails.
Ever dream big about doing the nails on the cover of Vogue? Perhaps you want to be the next Naja Rickette or Tom Bachik, dressing up the digits of Hollywood’s finest. If you’re a nail artist who is ambitious enough, anything is possible. Having an agent can help make your dreams a reality that much faster.
In episode 2007 of America's Next Top Model, the guys and girls all sport nail art for a photo shoot. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the models' nails "walking" the runway. Watch the full episode on the CW's website.