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InternatioNAILS: Germany

Gain insight into the nail industry in Germany.

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[InternatioNAILS] Germany: Focusing on What They Do Best

UV gels remain the most popular nail medium in modern Germany, where nail professionals typically specialize in either hands or feet (not both).

Nail Snapshots from Germany

Editor Hannah Lee went to Germany with nail tech and celebrity manicurist Elsbeth Schuetz where she attended a tradeshow in which the nail section alone spanned across two pavillions with massive booths.

European Nail Vacation

After several years of urging from Swiss-born, California-based nail tech Elsbeth Schuetz, Editor Hannah Lee hopped on a plane and headed first to Zurich, Switzerland, and then to Dusseldorf, Germany, to attend two European beauty shows.

On My Mind: Nails Are a Universal Language

All over the world nails bring people together. Editor Hannah Lee discovers, while in Switzerland and Germany, that nails can be a universal language.

Males Who Do Nails

With a growing number of men opting to pay bills and forge careers from behind a nail table, NAILS takes a look at some male techs to find out what they think of their chosen profession and how they’re ­making it in a female-dominated industry.

Take a Tour on Nail Tips

A German film crew recently visited nail tech Peggy Jakob-Kissner of Nagelateller Exquisit in Ostheim, Germany.

Nail Art News: Nail Art Abroad

Toronto nail tech says that neons are popular, while Germany-based nail artist is seeing florals. 

Footnotes of a Writers Trip to Germany

We always like to learn about the nail industry in foreign countries. Unfortunately we are not always lucky enough to travel to distant lands. When we found out one of our writers was going on vacation in Germany we assigned her the “difficult” task of going to a spa to do some investigating. Turns out it wasn’t so difficult

German Nail Specialists Find a Home

The Professional Association of Nailcare Specialists and Nailtechnicians of Germany is formed to support German nail techs.