vietnamese salon industry

A Glimpse Into a Vermont Nail Salon and Its Vietnamese Community

Eva Sollberger, multimedia producer for Seven Days, a publication in Vermont, visits Allure Salon in South Burlington, Vermont, and talks to salon owner Jen Trần, her daughter Ly, and her sister Hannah, as part of her Stuck In Vermont video series. She also shares a glimpse of how the small, tight-knit Vietnamese community in Vermont spends the Lunar New Year.

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Former Congressman talks discrimination on Vietnamese salons in Louisiana

Filmmaker Adele Pham shares her full interview with former U.S. Congressman Joseph Cao, the first Vietnamese-American to be elected to Congress, at the state senate for a bill hearing requiring the next member of the Louisiana state board of barbering and cosmetology to be someone who is Vietnamese that works within the nail industry. The Louisiana Board of Cosmetology has been accused of discriminating against Vietnamese-owned salons.

CND's Creative Play Sneak Peek at the Tet Parade/Tet Festival

CND partnered with Advance Beauty College (ABC), for this year’s Tet Festival and Little Saigon Tet Parade on Feb. 12 – 14 to honor the Vietnamese-American community and its tremendous contributions to the professional nail industry. Hollywood legends Tippi Hedren and Kiều Chinh recently joined CND's Jan Arnold to honor the Vietnamese-American community and to offer an exclusive sneak peek at an exciting new product set to launch in April.

The Vietnamese Nail Industry Celebrates Tết at Three SoCal Events

VietSALON senior editor Kim Pham and managing editor Anh Tran cover three Lunar New Year events in the Vietnamese community in Southern California.

Honoring Unsung Nail Hero Dusty Coots Butera

Dusty Coots Butera, who helped teach the "Original 20" Vietnamese women how to do nails, emerges with new photos and her story.

The Vietnamese-American Nail Industry: 40 Years of Legacy

Starting at a refugee camp in Sacramento in 1975, the establishment of Vietnamese-owned nail salons in America paved the way for a new generation of beauty industry businesses.

A.I.I. Hosts Vietnamese-Focused Educational Consultant Training

American International Industries (A.I.I.) demonstrated their commitment to developing the next generation of industry talent by hosting an A.I.I. Educational Consultant (AEC) training in July specifically for the Vietnamese nail professional community.

Believe, Achieve, Empower: Bellacures & OPI Honor Tippi Hedren

Photos from a night honoring Tippi Hedren.

Bellacures and OPI Honor Tippi Hedren

On October 8th, Bellacures Brentwood and OPI Products honored Hollywood icon Tippi Hedren for her humanitarian efforts in aiding Vietnamese refugees after the Vietnam War and in developing the nail industry.

Công Việc Làm Trong Tiệm Nail và Lương Bổng Theo Luật (Phần 2)

Lydia Nguyễn của Bộ Lao Động Hoa Kỳ, Phân Bộ Lương/Giờ, giảng về Luật Tiêu Chuẩn Lao Động Công Bằng (lương, làm thêm giờ, lưu trữ hồ sơ, và làm độc lập trong tiệm nail) tại Hội Thảo Cộng Đồng Luật Lao Động ở thành phố Westminster, ngày 26, tháng 7, năm 2015.Lydia Nguyen from the U.S. Department of Labor speaks about the Fair Labor Standards Act (minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping, and independent contractors) at the Community Forum on Labor Rights in the Nail Salon Industry, held on July 26, 2015 in Westminster, Calif.