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.

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Essential Reading: Nailed It: Nail Fashion Technique by Marian Newman

In her book, Nailed It: Nail Fashion Technique , pioneering nail tech Marian Newman shares an in-depth look into a 20+ year career.

OPI Co-founder Releases a "Colorful" Memoir

In her new memoir, I’m Not Really a Waitress , Suzi Weiss-Fischmann explains how OPI transformed from a small dental supply company into an iconic beauty brand.

Little Book of Wisdom Combats Burnout

The Mindful Beauty Maker’s Little Book of Wisdom is an inspirational guide designed as a self-care tool to help beauty professionals develop and maintain internal balance.

Photographer Publishes Paint & Polish

Photographer Helen Maurene Cooper recently released her book, Paint & Polish: Cultural Economy and Visual Culture from the West Side. Cooper spent eight years building relationships with nail techs, salon owners, and clients in Chicago to take the photos that appeared in this book. NAILS spoke with the photographer and author about why she found the subject of nails so fascinating.

Chicago Style Nail Art

From Helen Maurene Cooper's new book, Paint & Polish: Cultural Economy and Visual Culture from the West Side showcases nail art from Chicago artists.

Wondering About Those White Patches on Your Client’s Nails?

Here’s an excerpt from Doug Schoon’s “Face to Face, Volume 2” discussing WSO — white superficial onychomycosis.

New Book Eases the Way for New Techs

To help new nail techs and other beauty professional navigate their careers, Tiffani Douglas has written a guidebook called Straight Outta Beauty School — 10 Things You Need to Know and Do After You Graduate .

Veteran Nail Tech Publishes a Book for Recent Grads

Veteran nail tech Tiffani Douglas has written a book, Straight Outta Beauty School, and launched an online community to inspire and help new beauty professionals jumpstart their careers.

Celebrity Nail Tech Tells Her Tale

Maisie Dunbar's new book, Faith, Fun & Finance , is part biography, part scrapbook, and part business guide.

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