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Behind the Scenes: Negative Space Chain & Spiked Nails

November 6, 2015  | Demo

Going for Bold: This month’s bold cover look by Robert Nguyen, with gold studs and spikes, is a traffic stopper with endless variations for clients’ holiday events.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   cover techs   doing nails for photo shoots   Robert Nguyen  

Behind the Scenes: Tribal Nail Art

October 7, 2015  | Demo

Last year’s NAILS’ Next Top Nail Artist second runner up, Danielle Costantino, has a few tricks up her sleeve when it comes to mixed-media nail design.

Keywords: abstract nail art   Akzentz   Behind the Scenes   cover techs   Danielle Costantino  

Behind the Scenes: Sea Glass Nails

August 13, 2015  | Demo

Polished by the Sea: For the NAILS August cover look, Los Angeles-based nail artist Fariha Ali uses real sea glass atop a clear gel extension.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   cover techs   doing nails for photo shoots  

Behind the Scenes: Negative Space Neon Nails

June 23, 2015  | Demo

Super Artist: Go behind the scenes with Blossom Beauty Lounge's Cammy Nguyen as she creates fun and trendy nail art for our August cover.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   doing nails for photo shoots   gel-polish   gels   nail art  

Behind the Scenes: Acrylic Lace Bridal Nails

May 28, 2015  | Demo

Art Is Passion: For this month’s bridal-themed cover, we asked Sabella Snyder to create gorgeous sculpted nails with a modern negative space art look.

Keywords: acrylics   Behind the Scenes   bridal nail art   doing nails for photo shoots   wedding styles  

Behind the Scenes: Steampunk Nails

April 1, 2015  | Demo

First Time's the Charm: NAILS Next Top Nail Artist winner Lavette Cephus shows how she created our April 2015 cover.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   cover techs   doing nails for photo shoots  

Cover Look: Acrylic Watercolor Floral Nails (NAILS Feb. 2015)

March 24, 2015  | Video

Allie Baker-Bennett, global educator for EzFlow, creates watercolor floral nails for NAILS Magazine's Feb. 2015 cover using EzFlow colored acrylic. Click here for a step-by-step photo tutorial.

Keywords: acrylics   Behind the Scenes   colored acrylics   doing nails for photo shoots   EzFlow  

A Nail Tech's Guide to Shooting, Editing Video

February 16, 2015  | Article

Learn fundamental terminology and look through a typical editing process to get one step closer to making movie magic.

Keywords: doing nails for photo shoots   video training  

The Cover Artistry of Vicki Peters

December 31, 2014  | Photo Gallery

Nail technician and frequent NAILS cover technician Vicki Peters passed away on December 31, 2014. Here is a look at the NAILS covers she did over the years.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   cover techs   doing nails for photo shoots   Vicki Peters  

Business Summit Aids Freelance Nail Techs

November 5, 2014  | 

The PYP Freelance Business Development Summit offers business education to freelance beauty professionals working behind the scenes.

Keywords: business   doing nails for photo shoots   education  

Behind the Scenes: Musical Nail Art

April 2, 2014  | Demo

Music to Her Ears: Ryoko Garcia paints a song with legendary music artists Ray Charles, Elvis Presley, and Sammy Davis, Jr., for our April 2014 cover.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   doing nails for photo shoots   NAILS Next Top Nail Artist   Ryoko Garcia   step-by-step  

Cover Tech 2014: The Perfect Puzzle

January 31, 2014  | Photo Gallery

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  

Cover Look: Party Nails (NAILS Dec. 2013)

December 27, 2013  | Video

Star Nail education manager Elaine Watson created these party nails for our December 2013 issue. Behind the scenes with the NAILS Dec. cover:

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   Cina   cuccio   doing nails for photo shoots   party nails  

Behind the Scenes: Party Nails

November 18, 2013  | Article

Reach for the Star(s): Elaine Watson has a very long title at Star Nail International. In addition to being vice president of marketing and sales, she’s also the global education director. That means she wears a lot of hats. Her main focus is on Cuccio Veneer gel-polish and Cina nail art lines.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   cuccio   doing nails for photo shoots   embellished nail art   embellishments  

Cover Look: Sweater Weather (NAILS Nov. 2013)

November 12, 2013  | Video

NAILS Magazine's November 2013 cover features CND education ambassador Lisa Wong who creates a knitted sweater nail look using CND Retention+ Liquid and Powder, CND Additives, and Vinylux.

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Keywords: acrylics   Behind the Scenes   CND   doing nails for photo shoots   photographing nails  

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