News & Events

Tom Holcomb
The nail industry lost an amazingly creative spirit and talent. Tom Holcomb, an award-winning nail artist and innovator, died peacefully in his sleep Friday, October 28, 2011. Holcomb was a 10-time...
OPI Will Have Nicki Minaj Collection
Rapper Nicki Minaj always excites the nail crowd with the fabulous nail art she wears to the award shows (and every day!). With long lengths, geometric and sculpted designs, and an eye for hues that...
Jim George, founder of International Nail Manufacturers
The beauty industry lost an innovator in August with the passing of Jim George, founder of International Nail Manufacturers, from natural causes. George began his career in the nail industry in 1979...
Empire Education Group
One in every four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime. This staggering statistic is the reason why Empire Beauty Schools will once again host its annual National Day of Beauty,...
Nailpro Sacramento
Thanks to everyone for making this year's nails-only trade show successful. The show also marked the official start of the 2012 NAILPRO Cup competition. Guests were greeted with NAILPRO goody bags as...
Anna Paquin OPI Nails
OPI walked the red carpet on the fingers of some of Hollywood’s hottest leading ladies at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards, held at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, CA. Actresses Kaley Cuoco (The Big...
Shellac Flash Mob
CND sponsored a flash mob that burst into song and dance raving about "S-H-E-L-L-A-C" during fashion week. The mob caught the attention of unsuspecting onlookers who watched the spectacle with R-E-S-...
Miss Universe Leila Lopes is crowned.
Miss Universe Leila Lopes from Angola was crowned in Sãn Paulo, Brazil, on Monday, September 12. Founder and Chairman of Farouk Systems Farouk Shami was a judge at the live televised pageant. Farouk...