September 1, 2009
These beautiful nails earned Sydney, Australia-based nail tech Olga Menshikova a top-place finish in the first online nail competition sponsored by Nail Tips, a forum for techs from Australia and New Zealand.
August 24, 2009
Nail tech Christie Gibson demonstrates how to create a 3D acrylic flower.
August 1, 2009
Get the step-by-step for nail artist Clara Hostetter’s signature style.
June 1, 2009
Kimberly Connolly-Preston has been doing nails for nine years, and her detailed work and craftsmanship have earned her a devout following among her clients at Exclusive Hair Designs in Kenton, Ohio, as well as first-prize in NAILS’ Mural Contest in March. NAILS got a chance to sit down with Preston and talk about some of her favorite works and how she got her start.
The theme was Las Vegas at the 7th International Nail Art Championship in Warsaw, Poland; the competition is part of the International Nail Care Forum and Fair and Nails Professional 2008. The winning designs showed a keen understanding of the glitzy U.S. city.
May 1, 2009
Step-by-step by Yoriko Kandono, Tokyo
April 1, 2009
These intricate designs, made from acrylic nail products, were winners of a Design-A-Corset Competition recently held in Australia.
Enjoy these exaggerated bow-inspired nails.
March 23, 2009
3D gel nail art design by www.nailave.com.
March 1, 2009
Bird and feather-related prints and designs are flying off of retail shelves.
February 4, 2009
Nailtechpr shows how to make nail art "aquariums" on tips.
January 13, 2009
Leg warmers. Bike shorts. Bright geometrics. Flashdance. Footloose. Recreate that feeling with these eye catching nails.
January 1, 2009
Enjoy these ruffle-inspired nails
Michele Baker of Van Goe’s Salon and Day Spa in Cumming, Ga., is developing a year’s worth of nail art based on each month’s birth flower and birthstone to share with NAILS readers.
December 30, 2008
3D nail art tutorial by You Tube user nailartjunkie.
A Decal Declaration11 photos
Are You Pedi Ready?16 photos
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