May 13, 2011
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At the International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE 2011) in Long Beach, NAILS asked attendees: What nails did you wear at the show? Here's a gallery of their responses.
May 11, 2011
Marie Claire highlights Jason Wu’s ever popular collection of polishes for CND.
May 2, 2011
Tom Bachik has been a world-famous nail competitor, a manufacturer, manicurist to the stars, and one of the industry's most creative individuals. He's done the nails for countless magazine covers (including many NAILS favorites) and is known for his cutting edge style and mentoring of other competitors.
April 29, 2011
When you work with liquid and powder, one of the key elements is mix ratio. Here Holly Schippers, our FingerNailFixer, some tips on figuring out how to check and perfect your mix ratio.
April 28, 2011
One of the most difficult things about gel is getting the hang of working with it, especially if you are used to doing liquid and powder. Holly Schippers offers this video with tips and an idea on how to get more accustomed to the workability of gel.
April 25, 2011
CND Shellac application and removal steps for a French Manicure.
Get creative and layer CND Shellac to create custom color combinations.
Basic CND Shellac application and removal steps using a solid opaque color.
April 21, 2011
We love nail beds in all shapes and sizes, but, well, your client is her own worst enemy and may be mortified that her nail beds are “too wide.” Luckily, the nail style experts at CND have an easy fix.
April 20, 2011
InStyle offers 10 ways to get great nails in its April Beauty section.
April 19, 2011
Manicures are a service that virtually all nail salons offer. There are basic steps that clients expect, plus add-ons and alternatives that allow for endless customization. Follow our basic manicure steps and decide if you’d like to add any of the upgrades or alternatives to your menu.
April 14, 2011
Elle catches up with Chanel’s official celebrity nail artist Tom Bachik about his background, secret weapon, quick fix tips, and nail kit necessities.
April 13, 2011
Holly Schippers (or FingerNailFixer as she's also known) shows you how to do a Rockstar French look on the fingernails and a new technique for Rockstar fade toenails using CND's Shellac.
April 12, 2011
Cosmopolitan rolls out a bevy of beautiful polishes that are full of color and just right for spring.
April 11, 2011
CND Shellac was featured on Extra! with Maria Lopez last week for a "Friend" giveaway. In addition to showing the service, extra talked to Paint Shop Beverly Hills owner Julia Serquinia and CND's Jan Arnold. They gave away 15 Shellac services to Extra Friends who knew the secret password "Shellac". That's pretty cool.
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