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My Other Life: Kate Kirkman, Construction Office Manager

When Kate Kirkman of South Canterbury, New Zealand, isn’t at the salon, she might be wearing steel-capped boots and a high-visibility vest on a construction site.

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My Other Life: Darlene Donovan, Children's Chair Maker

For Derry, N.H.-based nail tech Darlene Donovan, decorating chairs with popular children’s characters is a fun, therapeutic break from the salon.

My Other Life: Gina Burich, French Teacher

Mentor, Ohio-based nail tech Gina Burich combines her love for nails with her love for the French language by working as a high school French teacher.

Navy Veteran Tech Returns to Nails

Nail tech Catrena Hamer kept her skills up during her service and returned to the beauty business after her Navy career.

Interview With Nail Artist Mei Kawagiri

Editorial nail artist Mei Kawagiri (@nailsbymei) discusses how to use social media as a nail tech at the Wella Professionals ITVA2018 Creative Retreat Experience in Lisbon, Portugal.

Guest Blog: Interview With BCL CND Winner Tiffany Williams

BCL CND Tippi Hendren Professional Nail Scholarship winner and former NAILS student blogger Tiffany Williams recently won a CND Advanced Scholarship. She discusses landing her dream job, working at NYFW, and more.

15 Best Nail Friends Forever

Nail friends are the best friends! FingerNail Fixer Holly Schippers asked readers on NAILS' Facebook page to share pictures of them with their nail BFFs, and many of you responded. Here are 15 photos of best nail friends forever.

Award-Winner Paez Deemed "The Real Deal"

Nail Salon Manager Competes on "Survivor: Cook Islands"

CBS Celebrates Essie's Polish Empire

CBS recently did a spotlight on Essie Weingarten and her rise to success with Essie cosmetics.