December 2, 2014
How have you spotted improvements in your own work? Did you share them with clients or fellow professionals?
Keywords: continuing education cover techs FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers
June 25, 2014
We usually LOVE our own covers, but over our 30-year history, we’ve had some real stinkers. Enjoy this gallery of our editors’ least favorite covers of all time.
Keywords: cover techs
June 9, 2014
Cover tech and NAILS Next Top Nail Artist 2nd runner-up Buddy Sims shows you how to get the look he created for the June 2014 cover.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes Buddy Sims cover techs NAILS Next Top Nail Artist
April 1, 2014
Cover tech and NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Lauren Wireman shows you how to get the look she re-created for the May 2014 cover of NAILS Magazine.
Keywords: acrylics Behind the Scenes cover techs gels handpainted nail art
January 31, 2014
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We tallied your votes and nail tech Miki Nakano of Nail Salon Ciel in Tokyo took top honors this year with her oh-so-pretty puzzle image. Congratulations to Miki, and to runners-up Janina Lumous, Lenzi Brock, and Melanie McCulley. A giant thank you goes out to everyone who entered.
Keywords: contests Cover Tech Contest cover techs doing nails for photo shoots nail art
October 22, 2013
The 10 finalists for NAILS 2014 Cover Tech Contest have been chosen. Now it's UP TO YOU!
Keywords: contests Cover Tech Contest cover techs
September 4, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Gelish educator Ghenna Gonzales shows how to create a bubble effect with gel-polish inspired by the sculptural glass works of Dale Chihuly.*
To watch MaeLing Parrish, Hand and Nail Harmony's dean of education, create a Chihuly-inspired look for NAILS' October 2012 cover, click here.
*This video was originally created by Gelish for the education section of their website.
Keywords: cover techs Gelish gels Hand & Nail Harmony MaeLing Parrish
April 2, 2013
Light Elegance educator Darcy Olin shows you how to get this month's cover look.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes colored gels cover techs edge nails Light Elegance
April 2, 2013
Editor Hannah Lee takes a walk down memory lane to share her favorite covers in our 30-year history.
Keywords: 30th Anniversary Alisha Rimando Behind the Scenes cover techs Elsbeth Schuetz
January 1, 2007
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Congratulations to NAILS' 2007 Cover Tech Contest winner Doan Hoelsher of DoaNails in Fort Collins, CO. Hoelsher created a feast for the eyes with her sumptuous strawberry-themed design. We're delighted to share the winning images with you, along with a selection of our favorite entries. Our thanks to everyone who submitted photos for sharing your artistry with us.
Keywords: Cover Tech Contest cover techs handpainted nail art nail art
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.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes cover techs doing nails for photo shoots Tom Bachik Tom Holcomb
November 1, 2001
Tom Bachik, who travels the world educating nail techs for Creative Nail Design, is hard to pin down, so we figured why not get this master tech to do two covers at once.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes cover techs doing nails for photo shoots Tom Bachik
May 1, 1994
Farquhar is the sort of person who is always positive, helpful, cheerful, affectionate, and funny. Yet he seems unaware of his host of admirable traits.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes cover techs Tim Farquhar