November 18, 2013
Elaine Watson has a very long title at Star Nail International. In addition to being vice president of marketing and sales, she’s also the global education director. That means she wears a lot of hats. Her main focus is on Cuccio Veneer gel-polish and Cina nail art lines.
November 12, 2013
NAILS Magazine's November 2013 cover features CND education ambassador Lisa Wong who creates a knitted sweater nail look using CND Retention+ Liquid and Powder, CND Additives, and Vinylux.You Might Also Like: Behind the Scenes: A Beauty Blitz
October 1, 2013
While we see nail tech Lisa Wong at many of the major trade shows working at CND’s booth, we last saw her in our photo studio creating a lovely French twist look for our June 2008 cover.
August 15, 2013
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As the darkened stage illuminates and the first strain of guitar electrifies the crowd, we unveil these empowering nails to blur the lines of where heavy metal meets modern glamour — and leave your clients screaming for more.
July 24, 2013
Sisters Ginny and Donne Geer have long been fascinated with nail polish and nail art. They credit their mom with giving them early nail inspiration (even though they strayed from her traditional reds and pinks).
April 2, 2013
Light Elegance educator Darcy Olin shows you how to get this month's cover look.
April 2, 2013
Editor Hannah Lee takes a walk down memory lane to share her favorite covers in our 30-year history.
February 26, 2013
NAILS Magazine's 30th anniversary cover features celebrity nail tech Tom Bachik who creates a classic jacquard look using gel-polish, polish, exclusive Minx nail applique patterns, and half pearls.Behind the scenes with NAILS Magazine's February Cover: http://www.nailsmag.com/demoarticle/96144/behind-the-scenes-our-pearl-anniversary-cover-nail-art-look
February 14, 2013
A behind the scenes look at Artistic Nail Design's shoot for its Spring/Summer Color Gel-Polish Collection.
Watch this Behind the Scenes Video for the release of Hand and Nail Harmony's new Spring Gelish Colors and campaign "Love in Bloom." All spring colors are available now. Visit your favorite beauty and nail salon and ask for Gelish by name. Visit www.gelish.com for more information on Spring Colors and other great Gelish Products.
February 11, 2013
To help VietSALON Magazine celebrate the Year of the Snake, Kupa's Sindy Mark combined real snakeskin with faux snakeskin designs and sculpted a 3-D snake on oval acrylic extensions using Artfinity and Divinity products from Kupa.
February 7, 2013
We tasked nail tech Tom Bachik with creating nails to celebrate our “pearl” anniversary without being too literal.
December 1, 2012
Cover tech Holly Schippers shows how to create the July 2012 cover of NAILS.
October 25, 2012
When the new James Bond film, Skyfall, comes out this month, the newest Bond girl will be seen wearing two shades from OPI’s Skyfall Collection — Skyfall, a rich maroon shade on the top of the nail, and GoldenEye, a shimmering gold painted on the undersides.
October 19, 2012
This month’s lemon drop cover was created by Monterey, Calif.-based nail tech Terri Silacci — what a perfect concept for the owner of Nail Candy Lounge. The simple nail art design is easy to recreate and can be done in all sorts of fun summer colors.
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