October 27, 2015
Unique to its core, Australia’s I Scream Nails serves up beautiful nail art amidst brilliant jewel-toned graphics with the sweet theme of frozen treats. The concept behind this eclectic manicure studio was carefully crafted by co-owners and life partners Celia Cecchi and Ben Johnson.
Keywords: Australia handpainted nail art Nail art salon decor/design salon profiles
June 26, 2015
This month we asked nail techs: Do you do your own nails or have another tech do them?
Keywords: crowdsourcing handpainted nail art
July 30, 2014
Sharon Trickett is not your average nail tech. This London-based mobile nail artist known as Minnie Moons makes her living off of a single nail style, and in so doing has built a successful niche business that even boasts a celebrity clientele.
Keywords: half-moon mani handpainted nail art Nail art niche marketing
March 1, 2014
Go to the website of London-based nail artist and blogger Sam Fulton and you’ll find plenty of gorgeous pre-painted nail sets in her online store — many of them with matching nail polish jewelry.
Keywords: handpainted nail art jewelry
May 29, 2013
U.K.-based salon Polish Nail & Beauty is turning heads with free-hand nail art, a steady flow of industry awards, and brand involvement.
Keywords: handpainted nail art salon decor/design salon profiles
May 6, 2013
We're celebrating our 30th anniversary all year long. For our June 2013 issue, we asked 10 nail artists to create 3 nail art designst to commerate the occasion. Nail tech Robin Moses (www.robinmoses.com) provided a step-by-step video for her three designs.
Keywords: 30th Anniversary handpainted nail art
January 11, 2012
Lucky magazine, in its January 2012 issue, suggested turning a client's favorite outfit into a manicure. Elizabeth Monson, a Lucky blogger, was inspired by Prabal Gurung's pop-art floral blouse.
Keywords: Color Club fashion floral nail art handpainted nail art manicures
April 27, 2011
“I don’t charge for nail art,” says Sharon Frenz, owner of The Nail Boutique in Tomah, Wis. “Of all the services we can offer, it’s the least expensive for us. Nail art paint and polish is inexpensive and application only involves a little bit of our time.”
Keywords: handpainted nail art marketing/promotions Nail art
February 25, 2011
As many techs struggle to get clients to take the plunge and dare to wear art on their nails, Tara Deck, owner of Tara Lea Esthetics in Chetwynd, British Columbia, Canada, can boast that 85% of her clientele wear nail art all the time. She credits her success with creating unique designs for each individual.
Keywords: handpainted nail art marketing/promotions Nail art winter promotions
January 1, 2011
Lucia Etchamendy, owner of Lucia’s Hair and Nail Salon in Hesperia, Calif., donates her services doing face painting, a skill she developed when she started painting her children’s faces almost 18 years ago.
Keywords: charity handpainted nail art
February 1, 2008
Nail artist Dawn Minton has her works of art showcased in her county's public library.
Keywords: competitions handpainted nail art Nail art
April 1, 1996
Mona Lisa has been an iconic figure for centuries. Nail technician Wendy Weldon uses nails as her canvas to recreate the famous painting.
Keywords: handpainted nail art Nail art nail artist profiles