Honoring Vicki Peters, an Industry Icon 

Nail industry icon, Vicki Peters lost her short, but dignified and valiant battle with cancer Dec. 31, 2014 with her three sisters by her side and love pouring in from every corner of the globe. During the week of Jan 18 - 24, the nail industry honored Vicki's birthday (Jan. 18) and her relentless contribution to the nail and beauty industry by following one of her base mantras: Dress For Success.

An award winning professional nail technician, Vicki Peters wowed the industry with her championship nail expertise and professional authority. As a cover artist and author, her exquisite work has been published worldwide, more than any other nail service professional in the history of the nail business. As a global educator, she trained technicians in over 18 countries as well as in the United States of America. She pioneered the first live online educational program, developed effective educational programs and videos for manufacturers, and has consulted across the nail industry.

For more than 25 years Vicki Peters' career took her from the manicuring table to the competition arena as a competitor, judge and competition director. This path led to more than 15 years of magazine work with Nails, Nailpro, Stylist Newspapers and many others. Her work has been featured on hundreds of magazine covers.