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Bride Wears Acrylic Nails Embedded With Father's Ashes

When Kirsty Meakin's cousin Charlotte Watson's father passed away before her wedding day, the two came up with a way to keep him present with her by embedding his ashes in her nails.

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Maisie Dunbar Gives Back to Help End Sex Trafficking

Maisie Dunbar discusses her efforts to help end sex trafficking in her community. 

Austin Nail Salon Brings Manis to Mothers of Children With Cancer

Last May, Austin, Texas, nail salon Lacquer provided services to women who are rarely able to take time for themselves: mothers of chronically ill children.

North Carolina Event Provides Foot Care for the Homeless

Nail tech Stephanie Shelton of Greensboro, N.C., started her charity, Heal the Sole, because she wanted to use her professional expertise to give back to the community.

Nail Salon’s Charity Helps Single Mothers Find Success

After becoming a salon owner, Delane Sims wanted to help others succeed too, so in 1999 she began inviting struggling mothers to work at her salon and assisting them with their needs.

North Carolina Event Provides Foot Care for the Homeless

Nail tech Stephanie Shelton's charity, Heal the Sole, provides palliative foot care, manicures, and haircuts to homeless people.

Guest Blog: Girls Who Rule the World Retreat With Maisie Dunbar

Maisie Dunbar recently got the chance to speak at the Girls Who Rule the World Retreat, a mentoring program for young girls. She also arranged manicures for them. She shares her experience in this blog.

Spreading Love and Compassion By Volunteering

There are so many opportunities for us to put love and compassion out into our communities through the career that we love.

My Other Life: Ruthy Carter, Kitten Caretaker

Nail tech Ruthy Carter of Tofield, Alberta, Canada has always been an animal lover, so when a friend told her about a disabled kitten born on a farm who needed a home, it was second nature to take the animal in.

My Other Life: Courtney Havens, Child Welfare Driver

Portland, Ore.-based nail tech Courtney Havens is an important figure in children’s lives: She drives foster kids to school, appointments, and visits with their biological parents.