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NAILS 35th Anniversary Flashback: 1994, Chanel Vamp Polish

In 1994, Chanel debuted its Vamp nail polish on fashion runways, and the following year, the rich, bold shade took in more than a half-million dollars in consumer sales.

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Highlights From the History of Nail Art

We’re recapping our June Facebook Live on the history of nail art.

Highlights From the History of Nails

The May Facebook Live with me and #BFFmel covered the history of nails.

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.

100 Years of Nail Styles

Mia of Sparkle SF Nail Studio recreates the last 100 years worth of nail styles for Mode. Discover how women have been styling their nails for 100-plus years and watch how far nail styles have come—from the bare buff of the early 1900s to the hot details of the ’80s to today’s ethereal sparkle.

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.

Author Tracks the Modern Mani

Nails: The Story of the Modern Manicure is a vibrantly illustrated and impeccably researched history of the manicure, beginning with its 19th-century origins and tracing the trend all the way to its massive popularity today.

Viet Nails Documentary Teaser

New York-based filmmaker Adele Pham interviews Miss Professional Nails president Mike Vo and VietSALON associate editor Kim Pham in the initial stages of her research of the Vietnamese nail industry. The updated trailer and new title, #NailedIt: Vietnamese and the Nail Industry, can be viewed by clicking here.

Happy 30th Birthday to...Us!

February 2013 marks the 30th anniversary of NAILS Magazine. That’s a pretty amazing milestone — and we’re still going strong.

A History of Nails

Allure's September 2012 issue featured a timeline of nail styles throughout history, starting in ancient Egypt and ending with nail decals and 3-D nail art.