Separating Nail Facts From Fiction
  • April 26, 2017
  • Dr. Dana Stern

Dermatologist Dana Stern takes on some common nail myths — including the one about  nails “breathing.”

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Keywords: Dr. Dana Stern   leukonychia   nail myths   white spots  
NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Frequently Asked Questions
  • April 18, 2017
  • Beth Livesay

The application for the fifth season of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist is now live. I have had the pleasure of working on NTNA for the last four years, and in so doing, have come across some common questions. I thought I would address them here, in case you were wondering.

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Keywords: nail art contests   NAILS Next Top Nail Artist   Q&A  
Win It Wednesday: NSI Simplicite PolyDip
  • April 5, 2017

NSI’s new Simplicite PolyDip System uses poly bonded oligomer technology for a light-cured system that allows a faster service and keeps clients’ nails stronger and healthier. To win a Simplicite Polydip Discover Kit, leave a comment on this blog post.

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Keywords: acrylic dip powder   dipping systems   Giveaway   NSI   Win It Wednesday  
Oregon Nail Expo to Be Held in Portland
  • March 30, 2017
  • Katherine Fleming

The Oregon Nail Expo will take place on Sunday May 21st, 2017. The event will feature over 40 nail companies and their top nail artists.

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Keywords: competitions   nail competitions   networking event   Oregon   tradeshows  
Win It Wednesday: Lecenté Glimenté Collection
  • March 22, 2017

Lecenté's new Spring 2017 Glimenté Collection is a unique fusion of holographic glitter pigment. To win all six new Glimenté colors, leave a comment on this post telling us why you love glitter.

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Keywords: Giveaway   Lecente   Win It Wednesday  
LCN Hosts Week-Long Education Training Summit
  • March 10, 2017
  • Judy Lessin

LCN USA recently completed an intense, five-day training that focused on learning protocols for its Urea Pedicure System and certifying new Barefoot Trainers from all over the United States and Trinidad & Tobago.

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Keywords: Athena Elliott   LCN   nail education  
Swarovski Talks Trends
  • March 8, 2017
  • Beth Livesay

Swarovski shared New Perspectives trend predictions for spring/summer 2018.

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Keywords: nail trends   Swarovski  
A Joiful Launch Party
  • February 24, 2017
  • Beth Livesay

Guests gathered in Culver City, Calif., last night to toast the official launch of the Joiful app.

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Keywords: celebrities   celebrity nails   Dazzle Dry   Joiful   natural nail care  
Win it Wednesday: 200K Instagram GIveaway
  • February 8, 2017
  • Beth Livesay

The NAILS team is celebrating reaching 200,000 followers on Instagram with a generous giveaway!

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Keywords: Instagram   social media   Win It Wednesday  
Kokoist Certification at Gellipop
  • February 3, 2017
  • Katherine Fleming

Recently, I got the chance to stop by a Kokoist certification class at Gellipop in Torrance, Calif. Gellipop is a distributer for brands including Kokoist, Akzentz, Crystal Culture, and imported Japanese brands.

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Keywords: certification   education   Kokoist   manufacturers educators  
Win it Wednesday: Bio Seaweed Gel Dual Pack
  • February 1, 2017
  • Beth Livesay

Bio Seaweed Gel is now offering two packs of their gel-polish and BeBio Lacquer. You could be one of three lucky winners.

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Keywords: Bio Seaweed Gel   gel-polish   lacquer   social media   Win It Wednesday  
ISSELB 2017: Be Joiful
  • January 29, 2017
  • Beth Livesay

Looking for a unique career opportunity? Discover Joiful at booth 2800 at ISSELB. 

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Keywords: ISSE Show   mobile salons   products for mobile techs   smartphone apps  
Spa Day With OPI
  • January 24, 2017
  • Beth Livesay

OPI made a splash over its new Pro Spa line by launching at the Ciel Spa at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Editors experienced a mani, pedi, and relaxing treatments.

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Keywords: dermatologists   hand care   healthy working   OPI Products   spa manicures  
Ask an Editor: How Can I Get Featured in NAILS Magazine?
  • January 17, 2017
  • NAILS Magazine

Another great question we get asked a lot is, “How can I get [myself, my salon, my nail art, my story, my services, my demos] to be featured in NAILS Magazine?” We are always (ALWAYS!) looking

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Keywords: Ask an Editor   nail art   On The Road   salon services   techniques  
Dr. Dana’s Travel Diary: My Pedicure in the French Alps
  • January 9, 2017
  • Dr. Dana Stern

Dr. Dana Stern recounts her experience getting a pampering pedicure during a ski trip to the French Alps.

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Keywords: Dr. Dana Stern   international  


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