Events

Winning Nail Art Nail Systems International (NSI) named Irina Gafvelin from Sweden the winner of its first online Free-Hand Nail Art Competition with a prize of a $250 Amazon gift... more »
Extra Sweet The famously chic rooftop terrace of Seattle's Kensington Gardens played host to the first annual BABTAC/CIBTAC Beauty Awards last June. The Confederation of... more »
Nailympics London Clipping the Competition The Italian team was the talent to watch at Nailympics London 2010, held in September. Nails & Beauty Italia 1 scored a total of 2,110 points in the... more »
Celebrity nail technician Kimmie Kyees at the awards. A Day in the Life of Kimmie Kyees: 2010 MTV Movie Awards June 5, 2010: Evening I returned from Mexico this evening to find out that Katy Perry needs to change her “glam time” (i.e. getting prepped for the show... more »
Education at Sea When I was first certified as a nail technician two years ago, it never occurred to me that it would eventually lead to a cruise to the Mexican Rivera. As a... more »
Almost Famous Oh, to be famous. It really is as fabulous as the movies—and tabloids—make it seem. OK, I’m not a celebrity, but I got to (pretend to) be one for a day... more »