May 20, 2015
Tin Cao Bui of Blossom Beauty Lounge in Redondo Beach, Calif., shows how to make this vintage-inspired polka dot design.
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May 1, 2015
Suzie Moskal demonstrates how to create a stunning set of 3-D acrylic stiletto nails with roses in this step-by-step tutorial.
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April 22, 2015
Kupa Inc’s master educator Ann Chang demonstrates how to create an acrylic French extension using fun colors for summer including glitter, rhinestones, and 3-D art.
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February 20, 2015
Tammy Taylor's creative director Gisela Marti shows how to create a bed of roses 3-D acrylic design. "Once you make one 3-D rose the rest of the design is repetition. And, this design looks fabulous as one solid color and also with the double dip method of 2-3 tone coloring," says Tammy Taylor.
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November 27, 2014
Gobble up these Thanksgiving nail art designs.
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November 16, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Entity's director of education, Lorena Marquez, shows how to sculpt a 3-D butterfly using colored acrylic powders.
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September 3, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, nail tech Lorena Marquez shows how to create handmade acrylic stones for nail art.
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January 8, 2014
Learn how to create a realistic gel butterfly embellishment with LCN products.
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June 10, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, OPI guest artist Adela Munoz shows how to create a 3-D cat and bow using colored acrylics.
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June 1, 2013
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The cornerstone of the nail industry’s foundation, acrylics helped build the manicuring business into what it is today. Manufacturers are still continuing to innovate and improve upon the products and techniques. With support from manufacturers and with die-hard acrylic clients, the art of an acrylic sculpt and 3-D design is thriving among the latest generation of acrylic nail technicians. Here are some of the latest acrylic products.
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November 29, 2012
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Thao Nguyen shows how to build a 3-D acrylic flower.
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March 17, 2012
Mindy Hardy, who runs the website hotnailartpro.com, shares a St. Patrick's Day four-leaf clover design.
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January 25, 2012
Nail artist Robert Nguyen lends his 3-D nail artistry to this month’s Lunar New Year-themed cover to help us welcome the Year of the Dragon.
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September 19, 2011
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Inspired by this ghoulish time of year, five talented nail artists show off their fun designs and devilish skills as a “treat” for you.
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August 15, 2011
We recently heard from Heather Smith of Nescopeck, Pa., who created 3-D acrylic sculptured nails — very impressive, especially for a newbie!
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