March 1, 2010
In September, Mexican nail techs gathered to compete at the Puerta Vallarta Nail Art Contest. Competitors had two hours to create a full set of decorated nails working solely by hand.
December 1, 2009
If you want to add some festive cheer to your acrylic repertoire, check out the Christmas nails of these two skilled techs.
October 1, 2009
Nails by Joanne Truitt, Boca Nail Depot, Boca Raton, Fla.
September 1, 2009
EZ Flow’s colored acrylic collections allow you to free your mind and create endless combinations of colors and art to keep clients enthralled year-round. The collections Time to Shine, Pastel, Earth Stone, and Rainbow offer unique shades for nails, and the Competition White Series has superior performance and adhesion.
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.
Down the Rabbit Hole11 photos
Earth Day Nail Art8 photos
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