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"Drill, Baby, Drill!" Alright, alright... "efile, baby, efile", anyway, Kupa, Inc has been saying it for 27 years now! They want every nail technician to know how to safely use an electric file on their clients to increase productivity and make more money! While the issue of using an efile remains a point of controversy throughout the nail industry, Richard Hurter, President of Kupa Inc is here to set the record straight. Join the nail tech chat room during the broadcast by becoming a FREE MEMBER at www.NailTalkRadio.com Or CALL IN 917-932-8407 to WIN the NEW CORDLESS portable 2G e-file with a gr8 hand piece and 2 drill kits! Facebook & Twitter peeps will win 1 of 3 Drill Kits!
Vicki Peters steps into NTR's Co-Hosting seat tonight, not as an industry nail prophet but as a world-master nail technician,. Peters is highly sought after brand consultant bringing her “independent voice” to professional and retail via nail manufacturers.
Get ready to talk PROFITS!
For more than 25 years Vicki Peters’ career has taken her from the manicuring table to the competition arenas which led to 15 years of magazine work with Nails, Nailpro, Nailpro Europe, DaySpa, Today’s Image, Nail Biz, Scratch, Nailure, Professional Beauty and Sally Magazines. Her work has been featured on hundreds of magazine covers, TV Guide and the Wall Street Journal. Along with excerpts for the Milady Standard Textbooks in Englishand Russian, she has written the Nails Q&A Book, Drilltalk, The Competitive Edge and The Nail Healthy Guide for Novartis, makers of Lamisil.
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Nail Talk Radio is starting the second week of May off with a Double Header! On this episode of NTR we have TWO very special guests... first we have our former co-host and current star of LA HAIR, the fabulous celebrity manicurist Naja Rickette, here to discuss the current season of LA Hair, what it takes to become a Guinness World Record holder, and how you can break into the nail game!
Our second very special guest is Kupa Inc Star Educator Ann Chang... a 12 year veteran in nail industry, star of VietFace TV, femtor, and amazing nail tech here to discuss efiles, education, nail art, and what keeps her inspired!
Does the word "drill" make you sick to your stomach? Is your e-file a) covered in dust b) a dinosaur c) barely twirling the bit d) all of the above KUPA can help!! Join CEO Richard Hurter & Repair and Service Manager Robert Arthur Of KUPA Inc, the Cadillac of E-Files to get the fine points on how to use, take care and keep your e-file running for decades. Their new program allows you to "trade in" your old file for a new one while upgrading YOUR SKILLS with their new training academy. Hear what they have to say about common mistakes nail techs make that can potentially destroy equipment and learn the secret of the tune up.
Join Athena & Naja and the Nail Talk Radio crew this week when Vicki Peters stops by to “Talk Shop” and share her wealth of knowledge.
Long recognized as the nail industry’s leading professional, renowned international educator, competition champion, master nail technician and industry icon, Vicki Peters has wowed the industry around the world for over 25 years with her down to earth, “keep it simple” approach to mastering the fundamentals of nails. Her work has been featured on hundreds of magazine covers.She has educated around the world and as an industry leader, she has FEMtored thousands. To say that she has a lot to share with our listeners is an understatement. Don’t miss the opportunity to personally pick her brain on anything nail related!
If that isn’t enough, in true NTR fashion, live listeners will have to opportunity win free products! To top the show off, Vicki will be giving away the new KUPA UPower 2G to one lucky listener! This new E-File will debut at the ISSE Show in Long Beach, CA on January 29th. It features the famous work horse quality you’ve come to expect in a UPower but has the mobility of a cordless when you need it. $400 value
“Vicki is the Vidal Sassoon of nails” - - Geno Stampora
With over 35 trophies, she was the trend setter in traveling all over the United States competing in almost every nail competition nationwide from 1985 through 1990. Retired from competition in 1990 to work for Nails magazine and became the leading competition director worldwide for more than 16 years.
Developing new competitions such as Salon Success and French Twist which still exist today. While working for Nails Magazine she developed the Grand Masters Nail Competition which at the time attracted over 200 nail competitors.
In her tenor with Nails and Nailpro Magazines she :
250+ trade magazine covers / Nails, Nailpro, DaySpa, Today’s Image, TV Guide
400 & articles published in trade magazines all over the world.
The Competitive Edge Nail Competition Handbook
Drill talk -- Electric File Handbook
Nails Q & A by Milady
3 editions of the Milady’s Standard Nail Technology Textbook
Original director and creator of the AEFM, the Association of Electric File Manufacturers, she worked with Nailpro Magazine where she was education director for 10 years, and VP for KUPA Inc. for 4. She currently works with the NMC - Nail Manufacturer Council, consults with manufacturers such as Nubar Cosmetics on education and product development.