June 9, 2014
Cover tech and NAILS Next Top Nail Artist 2nd runner-up Buddy Sims shows you how to get the look he created for the June 2014 cover.
February 6, 2012
Gorgeous nails, good composition, and a photogenic reptile — those are what earned Rolla, Mo.-based nail tech Sarah Petersen a coveted spot on this issue’s cover.
March 1, 2007
While this was Los Angeles–based nail tech Beth Fricke’s first shoot for NAILS Magazine, her resume boasts cover shoots for Elle, Glamour, and Redbook, to name a few.
December 1, 2005
Nail tech/CND education director Doug Smith makes his modeling debut.
March 1, 2005
February 1, 2004
December 1, 2003
Despite her demanding schedule, salon owner and Team Creative member Tiffany Greco joined us at Sangria — a Hermosa Beach, Calif., bar and restaurant — to give model Tonya Salvant the perfect party pedicure.
July 1, 2003
Naoko, who has been doing nails for eight years, learned how to run a nail business during her three years as a manager at a Tokyo nail salon.
February 1, 2003
For this month’s cover, we asked Danny Haile to recreate the long, red nails from yesteryear.And we challenged him to put his own modern spin on the look.
December 1, 2002
November 1, 2002
October 1, 2002
Tom Holcomb is no stranger to photo shoots. In addition to the many cover shoots he has done with NAILS, Tom also does the nails for EZ Flow’s ads.
August 1, 2002
July 1, 2002
Lee-Anne Baker-Smith did two sets of nails and one set of toe-nails when she came to Los Angeles to do a Nails cover shoot.
May 1, 2002
When we told Elsbeth that we were shooting a teen cover to go with our cover story on teenagers, she conducted an informal poll of teenage girls in her neighborhood to see what they like to wear on their nails.
Remembering Vicki Peters51 photos
Succulent Scrubs8 photos
The skin on the sides of the nail above the grooves.
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
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