Artificial nails created by fashioning or “sculpting” acrylic over the underlying natural nail or on a nail form without an artificial tip.
As shorter nails trend, many nail techs are using nail wraps as a way to give their clients stability while still maintaining that natural look. And as nail wraps make their way back into the limelight, other creative product uses are emerging as well.
Kari McQuitty, an Amore educator and owner of the salon All About Nails, in Alberta, Canada, discovered that traditional watercolor paint meant for paper canvases makes a great introductory nail art medium.
Sherri Traweek of The Nail Asylum in Redlands, Calif., created these Mardi Gras-themed tips that are ready to party.
CND's Roxanne Valinoti suggests using Brisa Lite Smoothing Gel as a stand-alone correction service for clients whose nails are slightly less than perfect.
LCN educator Gail Eddy created this fun patriotic nail design to celebrate Independence Day featuring gels, stamps, and free-hand brushing techniques.
Spring 2014 Glitter Gel Collection
Showgirls GelColor Kit
GELeration Essentials Kit
Troubleshooter: Acrylic Corrective Powder
February 26, 2014
Troubleshooter: Competition Smile Lines
February 19, 2014
Gel Extensions with Artistic's Rock Hard System
February 13, 2014
Give Your Clients the Color of the Year50 photos
I Heart Acrylics20 photos
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