December 1, 2008
Celebrity nail tech Tom Bachik created these monochromatic gold nails for our December cover. Recreate our cover look with these easy steps.
One of the hottest trends sweeping the feet industry is gel toes. Risé Carter, national director of sales and education for NSI, did these polka dot gel toes for our May ’08 cover.
November 1, 2008
Nail artist Vu Nguyen handpainted these amazing tattoo-inspired nails for the November cover of NAILS Magazine. Find out a little bit more about Vu and how he created the nail art.
October 1, 2008
A 20-year nail tech has the chops for big competitions.
February 1, 2008
For NAILS’ 25th anniversary issue — our silver anniversary — veteran technician Tom Bachik created these impressive high-gloss, chrome nails for our cover shoot.
December 1, 2007
Young Nails educator Melissa Garcia of Studio 115 in Tulare, Calif., made these Rock Star Toes for NAILS’ December 2007 cover. Once you get the hang of it, a set takes only 15-20 minutes to complete.
November 1, 2007
So what’s the deal with the stiletto nail? “I really love doing this nail because it’s such a sexy shape,” says Young Nails' Greg Salo. “It helps elongate the fingers.”
May 1, 2007
For our May 2007 cover, veteran cover tech Vicki Peters put tip-and-overlay nails on our model Jennifer Chong. She used Kupa’s Vicki Peters Signature Series S-Gel over the company’s new Welless White Tips.
December 1, 2005
Nail tech/CND education director Doug Smith makes his modeling debut.
March 1, 2005
August 1, 2004
For this month's cover shoot, John Hauk, top competitor, salon owner with a full book of clients, and OPI Products’ new technical advisor, helped us create a Puccini-inspired nail look.
February 1, 2004
December 1, 2003
Despite her demanding schedule, salon owner and Team Creative member Tiffany Greco joined us at Sangria — a Hermosa Beach, Calif., bar and restaurant — to give model Tonya Salvant the perfect party pedicure.
This month's cover tech, Tiffany Greco, focuses on education.
November 1, 2003
A man's desire for buffed nails is providing a growth opportunity for salons.
Music Festival Nail Art18 photos
Unicorn Nail Art16 photos
“Blackberry Bling” is all about beautifying a client’s dialing digit.
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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