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NFL Football Coach Rewards Players with Pedicures

New Orleans Saints' Head Coach, Sean Payton, surprised the rough and tumble football world when he arranged to have a team of nail care professionals give each of his players a pedicure. The move occurred as a result of a deal the coach struck with ...

Are "Kid Only" Nails Salons Necessary?

If you start to explore the fascinating world of manicures, you will encounter weird and wonderful stories from across the globe.  It’s fun to see how things are done in other lands and intriguing to wonder how the differences came to be. Here ...

Why Women Love Nail Salon Services More than Men

Way, WAY back in the day,  at least, what we have learned so far, the first manicures and pedicures were solely the province of male royalty. Only Pharaohs and other highfalutin fellas were allowed to adorn their nails with colourful hues. No women ...
Binh's Nails Tamarack with another wacky mani

Finally A Manicure to Help You Pass That Grueling Exam

I remember back in my school days when we would have a marketing quiz every Friday to test our memory of specific industry terms. One enterprising student I was friends with figured out an amazing hack for getting the quiz answers right every time. Alan, ...

Let’s Be Up Front – This Mani Really Sticks Out

It wouldn’t be a normal week in the fashion world without a news story extolling the virtues of the latest manicure craze. We have seen everything from the sublime (The Spiritual Awakening  Mani) to the ridiculous (the Marijuana Mani) and everything ...

Internet High on Latest Manicure Style - It's Whacky (Tobaccy!)

If you rifle through the Binh’s Nails Tamarack treasure trove of blog articles, you will notice a number of them focused on fingernail fashion from the far side. For instance, you will find accounts of the werewolf mani, complete with tufts of fur ...

Manicures for Mutts Makes Money for Emergencies

A chain of veterinary hospitals in York, England is offering “Manicures for Mutts” to fund emergency services for injured wild, abandoned or lost animals. Pet owners are encouraged to bring their canines and felines down to the Minster Veterinary ...
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California Nail Salons Offer Spiritual Awakening Pedi

We all know a pedicure at Binh’s Nails Tamarack is a delicious oasis of relaxation in our way-too-busy lives, but a pedicure chain in crazy California is now elevating the experience into the spirit world. Bellacures, a pricey pedi palace with numerous ...

Is the Martini Manicure Coming to Alberta?

It seems the trend toward mixing liquor and luxury spa salons, which has already begun in the UK and US, may soon be coming to Canada. For a number of years, the British and American aesthetic services community have already enjoyed the legal ability ...

Grace Reviews Sock-Type Home Pedicure Kits

I love getting a pedicure. There is something deeply satisfying about having a well-trained professional apply their magic hands to that poor pair of gnarly, calloused lumps I laughingly call my feet. Getting the exfoliating calf and foot massage is always ...
Manicure: A Brief History of Time to Relax

Manicure: A Brief History of Time to Relax

Although manicures have a modern, cutting edge vibe to them, the practice of adorning fingernails with various colours and textures goes back to prehistoric times. It seems hardwired in us to value personal decoration, since humans have always done it, ...

An Edible Chocolate Manicure? Sweet!

Remember last April when Binh’s Nails Tamarack shared the story about the nail emporium  using chocolate pudding in their pedicure procedures? Other than the practice being a gross violation of biblical commandments against wasting chocolate, ...
The rough, hardened hands of a produce worker shows a definite lack of manicuring.

Why Spa Time Only Appeals to Women (Mostly)

When you stop by Binh’s Nails in the Tamarack district of SE Edmonton, you will see solo women, as well as groups of ladies being pampered with pedicures and adorned with fantastic fingernail art. What is rare to see, though, are gentlemen enjoying ...

Is This the Strangest Manicure We've Seen Yet?

Never one to shy away from ground-breaking manicure design news, Binh’s Nails (Tamarack) in Edmonton’s east end has learned of the most cutting edge manicure style; the Succulent Manicure. Succulent? Isn't that like a big fat, juicy beef ...

QUIZ TIME! Test Your Mani/Pedi IQ with Binh's Nails

So you think you are pretty smart about popular trends in manicures and pedicures in the media? Take this test to see just how much you know about our favourite nail styles and the people who wear them. The answers are at the bottom of the quiz. Remember, ...
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Why Seniors Are Important to Binh's Nails Tamarack

Sometimes as we dash through our day, speeding from our hectic work life to our equally hectic social life, we appreciate the health and wellness value in taking time out for ourselves. For many of today’s modern women, there’s nothing like ...
An Oyster Card for the London Underground can be worked into a manicure

A New Use For Your Mani You Would Never Guess!

Getting a manicure is a relaxing oasis of calm and caring in the midst of a turbulent day.  A great-looking manicure can give your spirits a lift while providing much-needed attention for essential nail health. Now, however, a manicure has been designed ...

Fingernail Philosophers; Great Minds Ponder Manicures

It seems almost everyone, from famous authors like Marian Keyes and Miranda Hart to beloved musical superstars such as John Lennon and Dolly Parton, have expressed opinions about manicures. In order to more thoroughly understand the deeply profound aspects ...
Joel Ward is now poster boy for male nail hygiene

Putting the "Man" in "Manicure", NHL Style

He may be playing for the San Jose Sharks in the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Championship but right-winger Joel Ward, a rugged all-Canadian boy from North York, Ontario knows there is always time for a manicure. Ward was spotted on the ...
Obviously male feet in a basin symbolizes the rise of the Male Pedicure

Why Men Are Making the Move to Get Manicures and Pedicures

The First Man The first man to get a pedicure was probably not LeBron James, but it may as well have been. Since his 2014 Instagram confession proclamation (from a pedi-chair no less) that, “Have to take care of your dogs Men! It’s part of ...
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