July 30, 2016
| Nail Bytes
The NAILS team walked the show floor July 24-26 to see what was new for the year in professional beauty. Along the way we saw some amazing nails.
July 29, 2016
| Photo Gallery
Over 30,000 visitors walked the show floor at Cosmoprof North America in the Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas.1,015 exhibitors represented 39 countries to fill three sections: Cosmetics and Personal Care, Packaging, and Professional Beauty. It took the NAILS team three days to cover the show floor, visiting with advertisers and meeting new beauty industry professionals.
July 1, 2016
Please join NAILS and top sponsor CND as we congratulate these 12 artists who will be competing for your vote starting September 12.
June 30, 2016
The Hybrid Pro cures LED gels in 30 seconds and UV gels in 60 seconds.
June 8, 2016
| Photo Gallery
Thousands packed the Orange County Convention Center for this annual buying and educational beauty show.
May 25, 2016
Please join NAILS and top sponsor CND in congratulating these 24 artists.
May 19, 2016
Creating an ombre effect using Akzentz Gel Play by Viv Simmonds.
May 17, 2016
Simple Salon set of Akzéntz Proformance Natural Nail Overlays with Options Cobalt Blue, Ice Marine Blue and Gel Play White. Nail tutorial by Viv Simmonds.
April 28, 2016
Torie Bastian creates a handmade cabochon liquid gemstone using pink opal crush from Athena Rocks (called Elaine's Crush) mixed with Akzentz clear builder gel at the Best Lil' Nail Show Texas. Follow us on Periscope (@nailsmag) for a behind-the-scenes look into our world.
Check out a faceted gemstone technique using acrylic by clicking here.
April 19, 2016
Gel Play from Akzéntz is a line of gels designed specifically for nail art.
April 5, 2016
Akzentz shows how to create an art extension using Akzentz Adhere, Balance gel, Enhance clear gel, Ultra Gloss gel, Options Colours soak-off UV/LED gel, and Gel Play.
March 28, 2016
The technique allows you to focus on forming a structurally sound base and an apex, making it easy to build a successful free edge.
January 15, 2016
Bling-obsessed nail techs can now integrate the luxury of Swarovski into their services with Crystal Pixie.
January 6, 2016
| Blog Post
This week’s giveaway is open to our international readers!
December 8, 2015
| Photo Gallery
NAILS readers have chosen. Check out our 2015 Top 20 Best New Products in the NAILS Readers' Choice Awards.
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