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You Are Now Entering the Breathing Zone: Salon Ventilation Guide

The invisible beachball-sized sphere of air that surrounds your face in all directions is a great place to start implementing efficient salon ventilation. NAILS walks you through all of the things you need to know, from what to look for in a ventilation system to how the components work to a few tweaks you can make in your day-to-day habits for extra protection. Get ready to breathe easy.

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IBS Las Vegas 2012: Excellence In Beauty

IBS Las Vegas, which took place June 9-11, 2012 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, was teeming with enthusiastic beauty professionals.

NAILS Readers' Choice Awards 2012: It's All Up To You!

If you’d like to see how this year’s favorite products stack up to years past, log on to www.nailsmag.com/RCA to take a look at what products are consistently on the list from year to year and who has broken into the club of finalists. (You’ll notice slight modification in our categories from year to year to reflect industry trends.)

The Original: NAILS Readers’ Choice Awards 2011

NAILS announces 2011 Readers' Choice Award winners and finalists.

Cosmoprof North America 2011: Happy Hour, Happy Manufacturers, Happy NAILS

NAILS hosted a happy hour during Cosmoprof on Monday, August 1, attended by a number of professional nail care manufacturers, educators, and other noted guests in the industry. It was a great time to relax after the show, enjoy some cocktails and snacks, and mingle with others who normally don’t have a chance to get together.

Premiere Orlando Tops Our List of Favorite Nail Shows

Gathering top names in beauty, Premiere features a solid lineup of networking events, competitions, educational workshops, and more than 500 booths.

NAILS Readers' Choice Awards 2010: America's Next Top Nail Products

NAILS is pleased to announce the 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards, a round-up of YOUR favorite products by category, covering everything from acrylic systems to ventilation units. Now in its seventh year, NAILS Readers’ Choice Awards are selected exclusively by YOU, the readers of NAILS Magazine, from a list of nominees supplied directly by the manufacturers of the products themselves.

Brush-On Gels Were All the Buzz at Cosmoprof

Gels continued their recent boom at Cosmoprof North America. There were more soak-off gels, more colored gels, and at least 10 companies showcasing the hottest trend right now — brush-on gel polish lines.

Bob's Your Uncle -- It's Robert Munkel

E-filing expert and educator Robert Munkel has been doing nails for 20 years, and he has been honing his skills on the e-file ever since a shoulder injury 12 years ago left him unable to perform hand-filing motions. "I hurt my shoulder pretty badly, and I had to switch to e-filing because my shoulder just couldn’t hold up to hand filing. I was even worried I’d have to stop doing nails, but I got really good at using the e-file, and pretty soon I was making sets even faster than before."

Medicool Gives Newbie Nail Tech Contest Winners a Head Start

Medicool presents 10 lucky student nail techs with brand new TurboFile II electric files.