June 1, 2006
When acrylic nail systems first became available on drugstore shelves, and statistics came out stating the number of children accidentally burned by primer — more than 500 over four years — the manufacturers noticed.
December 31, 2005
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The results are in for the second annual NAILS Readers' Choice Awards: your favorite products in every category and the Top 12 Favorite New Products, as voted on by the readers of NAILS Magazine.
December 1, 2005
Nail tech/CND education director Doug Smith makes his modeling debut.
April 28, 2005
NAILS Magazine was honored to win Best Single Sponsor piece from the Western Publications Association at the 54th Annual Maggie Awards on April 22, 2005.
March 1, 2005
Created with customized Mosaic Powders and rhinestones, this jewel-encrusted design is simple to create and easy to wear.
January 1, 2005
Try this earthy pedicure from CND using the Raw Earth System.
July 1, 2004
Have you ever wondered who the person is attached to the voice on the other end of the telephone when you call a manufacturer for technical support? Meet four manufacturer’s educators and learn what a typical day is like.
June 1, 2004
For years, electric files have allowed nail techs to cut their service time, yet they’ve also gotten negative reviews from clients and the nail industry alike. Are they still getting a bad rap or are electric files finally making a positive groove in the industry?
December 1, 2003
This month's cover tech, Tiffany Greco, focuses on education.
November 1, 2003
Corset-inspired lace-up nails make a "bad girl" statement.
July 1, 2003
But when selecting a tip to fit your individual client’s nail, remember these six basic nail shapes and make your selection accordingly.
April 1, 2003
This month’s cover comes to you all the way from Russia. Russian women are very fashion-conscious and feminine in their styles. With a full set of nails costing around $120 U.S. dollars (and rebalances costing $60) not all women can afford enhancements, but a growing number of women visit salons regularly.
March 1, 2003
Creative was the sole nail sponsor a GenArt 2003, creating exclusive designs for three of GenArt’s up-and-coming designers’ fashions.
November 1, 2002
September 1, 2002
The second annual nail competition proves that competing really is a global event.
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Soft/Soak-Off8 photos
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Hard/Traditional18 photos
First nail technician to win NAILS Magazine's Nail Technician of the Year Award in 1996.
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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