Vietnamese salon industry

Nailing it for America Holds Protest to Reopen Nail Salons

On June 8, Nailing it for America held a peaceful protest in Westminster, Calif., demanding nail salons be reopened.

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Westminster Mayor Tri Ta Responds to Governor Newsom's Nail Salon Claims

Former VietSalon editor Tri Ta writes an open letter to Governor Gavin Newsom.

Nail Industry Entrepreneur Profiled in New Book

In MANI/PEDI: A True-Life Rags to Riches Story from Boat to Beauty Salon, author Krista Driver weaves together the compelling story of the evolution of the $8-billion modern nail care industry alongside the personal narrative of Vietnamese refugee Hieu “Charlie” Vo.

The First VANA Gala Honors the Vietnamese-American Nail Community

LUA Productions proudly hosted the Vietnamese American Nail Appreciation Gala to honor those who helped build the Vietnamese-American nail industry.

Nailed It Documentary to Air on PBS in May

Nailed It explores the history of the Vietnamese-American nail salon and tells the tale of how a chance encounter in 1975 between 20 female Vietnamese refugees and actress Tippi Hedren changed the face of the industry.

Vietnamese-American Nail Industry Documentary Premieres at Asian Film Festival

The documentary exploring the origin of the thriving Vietnamese-American nail industry is devuting at the CAAMFest, the nation’s largest showcase for new Asian American and Asian film.

35 Nail Techs Who Changed the Industry

In honor of NAILS’ 35th anniversary, we’ve come up with a list of 35 nail techs who’ve had a positive and lasting effect on our industry. Which name means the most to you and your career?

Harvard Business School Association Features Advance Beauty College

The Harvard Business School Association of Orange County (HBSAOC) invited Advance Beauty College to talk about their experiences in obtaining their “American Dream” for the HBSAOC Leadership Series.

Advance Beauty College + Harvard Business Event

This video is a brief look into the history of Advance Beauty College in Garden Grove, Calif., created for a presentation for the Harvard Business School Association of Orange County.

Sugar Art Rose Nails Using Dip Powder

Terry Nguyen (@asian_nail_lady) shows how to create a rose design using the sugaring technique with Kiara Sky products.

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