July 5, 2012
The idea of these ticking lists — of things to accomplish before you “kick the bucket,” so to speak — are gaining popularity via blogs, ad campaigns, and other media outlets. We asked our readers to share their professional ones. (No offense to pros-and-cons lists, but we think bucket lists are much more fun!)
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June 28, 2012
Are you looking for the right nail products to start your career? We've compiled this handy list of convenient kits to help you get started off on the right foot.
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June 18, 2012
Beauty Changes Lives and AACS are offering currently enrolled beauty school students, in an AACS school, the chance to be matched up with a celebrity mentor to launch their career in the industry. Available mentors include Jan Arnold, co-founder of CND; Ted Gibson, celebrity stylist; Dr. Howard Murad, dermatologist and skin care expert; and Diana Schmidtke, celebrity stylist for Hollywood’s leading men. Get details on how to enter at: http://beautychangeslives.org/scholarships
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May 15, 2012
Launching in July 2012 exclusively to salons, CND Additives are a collection of pure pigments and lustrous effects. Blend Additives into any CND sculpting powder or gel or layer over CND Shellac to create nail art designs. Watch this video for a few examples of nail art created with Additives.
Cover Look: NAILS December 2011 (using CND Additives)
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April 19, 2012
After nailing makeup products, Bodyography has gone one step further into the world of color: nail polish.
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April 13, 2012
Enter the Kupa Monthly Student Sweepstakes for your chance to win a $300 shopping spree at Kupainc.com.
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April 12, 2012
OP provides four step-by-steps using its newly launched GelColor.
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March 23, 2012
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On March 3-5, Cosmetologists Chicago (CC) invited the entire salon industry to celebrate the 100th anniversary of America’s Beauty Show in Chicago.
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March 23, 2012
Congratulations to CND for its milestone 15 years doing nails for Fashion Week runways. Here's a look back at how it all began, plus some of the amazing nail art designs that have graced the runways over the years.
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March 13, 2012
CND's Jan Arnold walks you through a signature service that's "comfort food for the senses, with a feel-good vibe of a gourmet bakeshop."
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February 24, 2012
Mindy Hardy, who runs the website hotnailartpro.com, shares how to do a camouflage nail art design using acrylic craft paint.
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February 16, 2012
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The marbleizing nail art technique is so simple — just swirl colors together to make them look like the technique namesake of marbles — and so flexible.
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February 1, 2012
According to Cosmopolitan, certain polish brands are starting to market lines catering to men. For example, EvolutionMan's lacquers have the tagline "for the no-nonsense rebel inside all of us."
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January 9, 2012
To make these easy designs even easier for you, these nail artists have generously provided step-by-step video tutorials. Watch the videos at www.nailsmag.com/nailstv. (And that goes for the difficult designs too!)
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December 22, 2011
Gina Silvestro is an Akzéntz educator. Like other great designs for beginners, this design relies on creating simple swirls. They don’t have to be perfect, so just pull out a dotting tool and go for it. View more of Silvestro’s tutorials at www.gelessentialz.com.
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