August 1, 2009
Greg Salo and his many devoted educators draw quite a crowd with their fun attitudes and intriguing nail styles. When I asked him where he got the inspiration for this month’s cover nails, he simply told me, “My inspiration comes from my educators.”
April 6, 2009
Orange, Calif.-based celebrity manicurist and international educator Elsbeth created these perfect Easter egg-inspired nails for this month’s cover. Elsbeth, who travels in the United States and abroad to teach classes on celebrity nail styles and trends in color, has been especially busy lately, even doing Britney Spears’ nails for her new album cover.
February 1, 2009
UK-based nail tech Sam Biddle used an encapsulation technique on NAILS’ February 2009 cover.
December 1, 2008
For Tom Bachik there's lots to enjoy with a family and career doing nails in Hollywood.
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
After nine years of building Young Nails' business with his mom, Greg’s brother Habib stepped in to help structure the operation of the company. “This gave me the opportunity to focus on what I love most – nails! "
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.”
June 1, 2007
Moni’s artistry and inventiveness shine through in all that she does—from her nail styles and designs to the décor of her nail room.
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.
March 1, 2007
While this was Los Angeles–based nail tech Beth Fricke’s first shoot for NAILS Magazine, her resume boasts cover shoots for Elle, Glamour, and Redbook, to name a few.
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