December 1, 2004
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NAILS announces the winners of our first annual Readers' Choice Awards. These products were nominated by the manufacturers themselves and voted on by you, our readers.
Keywords: Air Impurities Removal Systems All Season Nails Almell Products Ltd. Antoine de Paris ArtNails
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.
Keywords: Backscratchers CND OPI products Star Nail Products techniques
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?
Keywords: Atwood Industries CND electric file safety Kupa
December 1, 2003
This month's cover tech, Tiffany Greco, focuses on education.
Keywords: acrylics Behind the Scenes CND
November 1, 2003
Corset-inspired lace-up nails make a "bad girl" statement.
Keywords: CND embellishments French twists nail art
October 1, 2003
This year’s Nail Technician of the Year finalists wowed us with their expertise and dedication to the nail industry. On the next few pages, you’ll get to meet all six of them and find out why they’re among the best in the industry has to offer.
Keywords: Amy Becker AVA Awards CND Darlene Feric John Hauk
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.
Keywords: Backscratchers CND Nail Tips OPI products
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.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes CND colored acrylics doing nails for photo shoots international
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.
Keywords: CND fashion Fashion Week
September 1, 2002
The second annual nail competition proves that competing really is a global event.
Keywords: Backscratchers CND competitions Dianne D’Agnolo EZ Flow
May 1, 2002
When we told Elsbeth that we were shooting a teen cover to go with our cover story on teenagers, she conducted an informal poll of teenage girls in her neighborhood to see what they like to wear on their nails.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes CND doing nails for photo shoots Orly youth marketing
April 1, 2002
It isn't always easy to figure out why a client is lifting. Work through these steps to rule out some common causes.
Keywords: Australian nail techs CND lifting nail prep
March 1, 2002
As a lead sponsor and the exclusive nail partner of GenArt’s Seventh on Sixth Spring fashion show Creative Nail Design collaborated with three showcased designers to develop nail looks to complement their collections. Monica Leiper created 1,000 pre-done nail tips.
Keywords: CND CND at Fashion Week Fashion Week Monica Leiper
December 1, 2001
Collaborating with Creative co-founder Jan Arnold, Tom Bachik often looks to runway fashions for inspiration so we asked him to take three of his latest designs and break them down into three easy steps each.
Keywords: CND fashion Jan Arnold Tom Bachik