October 17, 2016
Simone Gilbert of Victoria, Australia created this cover look using a blend of gel paints, foil, and amber gemstones.
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August 2, 2016
The world of nails can stretch beyond clients and a table. A test shoot is a unique opportunity to work with other professionals and build a portfolio. Nail tech Diane Diaz takes us inside her first test shoot to share what she learned.
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August 1, 2016
This month’s cover tech Elsbeth Schuetz discovered a gorgeous way to use sand in her nail art, creating an easy and unique embossed design.
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July 1, 2016
Power Bows: NTNA Top 3 Celina Rydén creates a Lady Gaga-inspired nail design for the July 2016 issue of NAILS.
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June 15, 2016
Bold Pops of Color: Young Nails senior mentor Sabella Snyder dreams of one day opening her own studio where she can service her nail clients and paint her personal art.
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May 23, 2016
Go behind the scenes with Artistic Nail Design.
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May 1, 2016
It’s been a whirlwind year for Winnie Huang, this month’s cover tech and the winner of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist for Season Three.
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April 21, 2016
Here's a behind-the-scenes look at EzFlow's HD Acrylic ad campaign.
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March 31, 2016
Naturally Brilliant: The NAILS April 2016 cover is a captivating blend of stone and wild garden elements atop a natural nail thanks to nail artist Julie Ventura.
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February 26, 2016
Get mentored by the best in the industry with a curriculum that specifically focuses on nails and fashion.
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February 18, 2016
Artistic Nail Design shows a behind-the-scenes look at Rules of Engagement, the Artistic Wedding 2016 gel-polish collection.
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January 14, 2016
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A Study in Contrast: Once again, NAILS’ readers have spoken, and this year you selected Moscow-based nail tech Anastasia Luksha’s bold but simple design for our cover. Our congratulations and thanks go out to Luksha and the other 11 finalists. After viewing their incredibly imaginative and varied designs, we’re glad that selecting the winner was your job, not ours.
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December 15, 2015
Artistic Notes on Nails: Elsbeth Schuetz helped us send out some holiday cheer with liquid stone poststamp nails for our December 2015 cover.
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December 2, 2015
Jessie Mills shows a behind-the-scenes look at how she sets up for her video nail art tutorials.
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November 6, 2015
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.
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