March 11, 2014
Make Abalone-inspired nails without using any shells. Denise Heavner of Jefferson, Ohio, shows you how it's done.
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February 5, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, nail tech Lorena Marquez shows how to create handmade acrylic stones for nail art.
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September 21, 2012
| Step By Step Demo
Embed crushed shells and fimo clay slices into orange acrylic to create this fun design by Lorri Silvestre.
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August 2, 2012
| Step By Step Demo
Real abalone shells are incorporated into this design by Tracie McNeal.
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December 27, 2011
Forever French Nail Systems has come out with a new design for nail art using its colored acrylics and a touch of lace.
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November 21, 2011
In keeping with this holiday season, skilled nail tech and team Odyssey competitor Tammi Merritt shows how she uses pieces of broken Christmas ornaments to make shimmering and sparkling nail enhancements.
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December 17, 2010
Embedding is the practice of encasing something decorative, like a flower or a rhinestone, between layers of acrylic or gel; usually the item is set into not-yet-cured enhancement product, allowed to dry, then capped with a clear layer of the enhancement product that can be buffed to a see-through shine. The possibilities are endless for what a nail technician can “embed” in nail enhancements.
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November 22, 2010
| Photo Gallery
With bonus nail art not printed in NAILS Magazine, this gallery showcases stylish, salon-friendly Valentine’s Day designs.
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November 17, 2010
We asked fans on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/nailsmag) to send us a picture of the most interesting thing they’ve ever embedded in a nail. From beads and feathers to hay (yes, hay!), here’s a look at a few of the images we received.
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February 1, 2010
Nails by Leticia Lujan, Attitudes with Style, Bakersfield, Calif.
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December 7, 2009
Nails by Angel Smith, Young Nails educator
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September 1, 2009
Want to impress a client with an eye-catching, 3-D acrylic design? Then check out CND educator Tammi Merritt’s technique on these blooming black floral nails. The Knoxville, Tenn.-based tech uses colored acrylic, dried flowers, rhinestones, and metallic strips to create a layered effect that blends well on the black background.
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August 1, 2009
Get the step-by-step for nail artist Mare Horak’s signature style.
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July 28, 2009
Nail art encasing mylar flakes,irridescent powders,glitter and findings in acrylic nail with Nailpopits USA.
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February 1, 2009
UK-based nail tech Sam Biddle used an encapsulation technique on NAILS’ February 2009 cover.
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