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.
December 1, 2006
For this month’s cover, celebrity manicurist Elsbeth was inspired when working on an art project last Christmas by a little fuzz ball that got stuck on the underside of her nail.
October 1, 2006
Tom Bachik is a true professional and shares here his tips for getting photo shoot gigs.
July 1, 2006
There are probably only a few people in the nail industry who don’t know Vicki Peters—or at least know who she is.
June 1, 2006
This month's cover is a collaboration between NAILS Russia and NAILS Magazine.
May 1, 2006
This year's Nail Tech Cover Tech Contest found two winners!
April 1, 2006
Why did it take us almost two year to get Christine Turner down here to shoot her cover? Well she’s been a bit busy—being a mom to nine-month old Jack and working on the next chapter of her career.
December 1, 2005
Nail tech/CND education director Doug Smith makes his modeling debut.
July 1, 2005
For the perfect makeover cover, we enlisted the help of two of the industry’s finest nail techs turned entrepreneurs — Entity Nail Couture’s Tom Holcomb and Tom Bachik.
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