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Old School, Take 2: A Look Back at the Origins of Top Manufacturers

Last month we talked to three manufacturers who have been around for the last two decades. This month, three more manufacturers give us their take on how the industry has change and where it is headed.

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Old School - A Look at the Pioneering Companies of the Nail Business

NAILS wouldn’t be celebrating its 20th anniversary if it weren’t for the support of many manufacturers in our industry. To help us celebrate this landmark, we talked to the top brass at several companies that have been around from our very beginning.

20 Years and Counting...

Business is up. Business is down. The nail industry has had its share of stories over the last 20 years. Who better to tell them than a few veterans?

The Right Time, the Right Product

The original goal of NAILS is still true today.

Just My Opinion: Ours Is the Oldest and Strongest Industry

Industry Pioneer Passes On

History Buffs, Historical Buffers

The art of manicuring has a past worth preserving, and a few pioneering collectors have already started to save fascinating nail memorabilia from the 1930s, 1920s, and even earlier.

War and Peace and Nail Polish

Years ago someone discovered that nitrocellulose, treated properly, could be transformed into a hard and glossy enamel.

Orly International — Made in Hollywood

Orly not only launched the French Manicure, but promoted its development into the fashion statement it remains today.

Is the French Manicure Really French?

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