November 18, 2013
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.
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November 12, 2013
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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October 1, 2013
While we see nail tech Lisa Wong at many of the major trade shows working at CND’s booth, we last saw her in our photo studio creating a lovely French twist look for our June 2008 cover.
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February 26, 2013
NAILS Magazine's 30th anniversary cover features celebrity nail tech Tom Bachik who creates a classic jacquard look using gel-polish, polish, exclusive Minx nail applique patterns, and half pearls.
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Behind the scenes with NAILS Magazine's February Cover: http://www.nailsmag.com/demoarticle/96144/behind-the-scenes-our-pearl-anniversary-cover-nail-art-look
February 11, 2013
To help VietSALON Magazine celebrate the Year of the Snake, Kupa's Sindy Mark combined real snakeskin with faux snakeskin designs and sculpted a 3-D snake on oval acrylic extensions using Artfinity and Divinity products from Kupa.
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February 7, 2013
We tasked nail tech Tom Bachik with creating nails to celebrate our “pearl” anniversary without being too literal.
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January 7, 2013
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Readers just fell in love with Hillary Fry’s edgy image. Take a look at all the incredible images that vied for the winning spot in this year’s Cover Tech Contest, as well as some other great entries that caught our eye. Thank you to all who entered and all who voted.
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December 17, 2012
Cover tech Hillary Fry explains how she got the “hammered metal” look featured on NAILS’ January 2013 cover.
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December 5, 2012
NAILS Magazine's December 2012 cover features MaeLing Parrish, Hand and Nail Harmony's dean of education, creating gold velvet nails using Be Creative flocking and Gelish soak-off gel-polish.
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December 1, 2012
With the explosion of nail art, nail artists are expanding their creativity into the field of photography. Here are tips on how to capture the best shot.
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December 1, 2012
Cover tech Holly Schippers shows how to create the July 2012 cover of NAILS.
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October 17, 2012
NAILS Magazine's October 2012 cover features MaeLing Parrish, Hand and Nail Harmony's dean of education, creating a Chihuly-inspired effect using Gelish soak-off gel-polish.
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October 1, 2012
Inspired by artist Dale Chihuly’s sculptural glass works (particularly the ceiling piece Fiori di Como in Las Vegas’ Bellagio Hotel and Casino) we asked Columbus, Ohio-based nail tech MaeLing Parrish to recreate the design for this month’s cover model.
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May 15, 2012
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Try as we might to produce fresh and original covers year after year, it's inevitable that certain themes and trends return for another cycle. Here's a look back at yesterday's covers alongside today's asking, "Are you experiencing deja vu?"
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May 3, 2012
NAILS Magazine's May 2012 cover features Terri Silacci from Monterey, Calif., who creates flame nails inspired by the novel series and movie, The Hunger Games. She uses OPI GelColor and gold leafing.
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Photography by Vu Ong
Model: Adele Uddo (www.adeleuddo.com), Body Parts Models