June 14, 2012
Holly Schippers creates color block nail art for NAILS' June 2012 cover. Here's the step-by-step.
May 3, 2012
NAILS Magazine's May 2012 cover features Terri Silacci from Monterey, Calif., who creates flame nails inspired by the novel series and movie, The Hunger Games. She uses OPI GelColor and gold leafing.Photography by Vu OngModel: Adele Uddo (www.adeleuddo.com), Body Parts Models
May 1, 2012
Terri Silacci creates flame patterned nails inspired by Tthe Hunger Games for NAILS' May 2012 cover. Here's the step-by-step.
April 1, 2012
Maggie Franklin creates blue raindrop nail art with Swarovski crystals. Here's the step-by-step.
February 6, 2012
Gorgeous nails, good composition, and a photogenic reptile — those are what earned Rolla, Mo.-based nail tech Sarah Petersen a coveted spot on this issue’s cover.
November 23, 2011
Learn how to do December's cool textured cover.
October 4, 2011
Learn how to do October's fun cover with Shellac.
September 15, 2011
NAILS Magazine's October 2011 cover features CND educator Shelena Robinson who creates a half matte half shimmer look using CND Shellac colors Black Pool and Zillionaire. Photography by Vu OngModel: Jenna Chong Body Parts Models
April 19, 2011
Akzéntz's educator Gina Silvestro created this soft gel French look for our May cover. Find out how you can do these nails.
March 25, 2011
Viv Simmons (from Australia) and Catherine Wong (from Singapore) created this month's extreme spring look using a combination of colored acrylics and gels. See how they did it.
March 9, 2011
Allure catches up with some of the best manicurists around to share pro tips on making beautiful manicures last longer, getting the most out of a salon visit, and working with press-on polish.
March 5, 2011
January 13, 2011
Star Nail's Elaine Watson created this cute-as-a-cupcake cover for our February 2011 issue. See how she did the nails.
December 1, 2010
Vicki Peters has worn many hats in the nail world. And that’s to be expected since she’s a 30-year veteran of this industry she loves so much.
November 22, 2010
With the voting for this year’s winning cover tech image too close to call, NAILS has done something it’s never done before: We ran two different covers for the same issue. Some of you received an issue featuring black and pink striped nails on the cover and some of you got a blue and green plaid design. In either case, you’re enjoying the handiwork of Julie Kandalec of Jenniffer & Co. in Mentor, Ohio.
This Season's Hottest Nail Art Products38 photos
Music Festival Nail Art46 photos
The art and science of treating and caring for nails (including toes and fingers).
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
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