November 16, 2016
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On November 14 – 16, 2016, CND kicked off its inaugural VIP Brand Summit with a select group of top nail techs.These industry influencers gathered for three days of inspiration, education, and celebration, as they worked together to advance the state of the nail industry.
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September 14, 2016
The Season 3 winner of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist not only joined the CND Design Lab to create nails for two runway shows, but she scored the ultimate prize of doing CND co-founder Jan Arnold’s nails as well.
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August 22, 2016
After two rounds of preliminary competition, we wanted our finalists to be as creative as possible in celebrating their success.
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July 12, 2016
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NAILS attended the Nail Tech Event of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, Tenn., for the first time in the show's history.
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May 23, 2016
The Vancouver, Canada-based nail artist flew to Chicago where she presented her final collection of nails, walked a runway, answered questions live on stage, and eventually took home the title for Season Three.
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March 22, 2016
Applications are now open for NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Season Four! Apply here: www.nailsmag.com/ntna2016. In the meantime, enjoy Season Three winner Winnie Huang's audition.
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March 26, 2015
The beauty industry united on Saturday, March 21, to celebrate the legacy of a man who revolutionized the business of beauty education. The Beauty Changes Lives Foundation (BCL) posthumously honored Leo Passage; founder of Pivot Point International, Inc. Passage’s wife Lenie, and son Robert accepted the award on behalf of Leo.
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February 23, 2015
Keywords: artist profiles NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Ryoko Garcia
Kiss Products sat down with Ryoko Garcia, NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Season 1 winner and professional artist who designed the company's new ‘Temptation’ set in The Collection of consumer nail tip designs. She talks about her passion for nail art and inspiration for The Collection and shows some of her designs from the NAILS Next Top Nail Artist competition.
January 1, 2015
NAILS Next Top Nail Artist 2014 winner Ryoko Garcia shares her thoughts on how winning the nail art contest changed her life.
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October 22, 2014
There’s been a lot of buzz around Paintbox, a modern manicure studio located in the SoHo area of New York City. While in town for New York Fashion Week, I was invited to drop in and see what all the hype was about.
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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.
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June 9, 2014
Tips for making a successful video for your first NAILS NTNA challenge.
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June 2, 2014
2013 NAILS Next Top Nail Artist first runner-up Lauren Wireman shares her tips for this year's competitors.
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April 2, 2014
The nine-year industry veteran from Florida (by way of Japan) dedicated every free moment to completing each of the weekly challenges. Her artistic skills, attention to detail, and love of her craft helped her win the title of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist.
Keywords: competitions NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Ryoko Garcia
April 2, 2014
Editor Hannah Lee celebrates the inaugural year of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist.
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