Topic : embedded nail art

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Birds of a Feather

November 22, 2011  | Demo

Who says feathers are just for hair (and, well, birds, of course)? Not resourceful nail techs, who adapt the feather hair extensions craze to nail extensions. Here’s how.

Keywords: embedded nail art   feathers   gels   learning new techniques   nail art  

Nail Art Product Round-Up

November 21, 2011  | Photo Gallery

Nail Art Thinks Different. This one is for the dried flowers, the rhinestones, the pieces of mylar who dare to stand out and be noticed, who push nail art forward to the next generation...

Keywords: 3-D nail art   embedded nail art   embellishments   nail art  

Picture Perfect

April 19, 2011  | Article

Olivia Gordon of Lancaster, Calif., has a popular following for her unique “Picture Book” nails.

Keywords: acrylics   embedded nail art   nail art  

Candy-Coated Nails

January 13, 2011  | Photo Gallery

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we asked nail artists to create candy-themed designs. From handpainted wonders to actual embedded candy wrappers, these nails are sweet treats that look good enough to eat!

Keywords: candy nail art   embedded nail art   handpainted nail art   nail art   Valentine's Day nail art  

embed

December 17, 2010  | Encyclopedia

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.

Keywords: embedded acrylics   embedded nail art   nail art  

Extreme Embedding

November 17, 2010  | Article

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.

Keywords: embedded acrylics   embedded nail art   embellishments   gels   nail art  

Easy Prints You Can Do At Home

October 1, 2010  | Demo

Young Nails educator G. Elizondo has perfected using shrunken-down printed images that she embeds in nail art. The images are made on her printer by her daughter, and the quality is pretty good, making current pop culture nail art an easy feat.

Keywords: embedded nail art   nail art  

Fimo Leopard and Lily Design

May 1, 2010  | Demo

C. A. Therien offers a wide variety of handmade fimo clay canes for beautiful nail art. Fimo canes are easily cut into thin slices, or designs can be purchased in convenient pre-cut packs. Fimo can be encased in acrylic or gel, or glued on top of polish and sealed with a gel top coat.

Keywords: animal print nail art   embedded nail art   fimo canes   nail art   nail art supplies  

Artist Spotlight: G Elizondo

March 1, 2010  | Article

A well-known presence at every Young Nails tradeshow booth, G Elizondo has come a long way in her four-year nail career. The prolific artist posts her work regularly on BeautyTech.com and NailsMag.com forums, and has a knack for staying on top of the latest crazes in nail designs and pop culture. NAILS got a chance to talk to Elizondo about how she stays inspired.

Keywords: acrylics   colored acrylics   embedded nail art   mixed-media nail art   nail art  

Down Mexico Way

March 1, 2010  | Article

In September, Mexican nail techs gathered to compete at the Puerta Vallarta Nail Art Contest. Competitors had two hours to create a full set of decorated nails working solely by hand.

Keywords: 3-D nail art   acrylics   embedded nail art   embellishments   international  

Fabulous Fimo

January 1, 2010  | Article

The popularity of fimo cane nail art extends around the globe, as evidenced by these creative entries in the Aussie Nail Tips Forum’s Fimo Nail Competition.

Keywords: colored acrylics   contests   embedded nail art   embellishments   fimo canes  

Fimo Fantasy

November 1, 2009  | Demo

Nails by Brenda Delgado, Ponce, Puerto Rico

Keywords: acrylics   embedded nail art   embellishments   fimo canes   floral nail art  

Take a Tip From ... Color Club’s Mare Horak

July 1, 2009  | Article

Getting a good product application can be tough enough just using acrylics or gels, but when you start adding nail art embellishments like glass beads, crushed flowers, small rhinestones, or tiny seashells, you have to take extra care to prevent lifting. Art Club educator Mare Horak explains how she uses embellishments without compromising enhancement quality.

Keywords: Color Club   embedded nail art   embellished nail art   manufacturers educators   nail art  

Free-Floating Hearts

May 11, 2009  | Step By Step Demo

Nails by Bonnie Rios, Fingertips by Bonnie at Julie Johnson Salon, Riverside, Calif.

Keywords: CND   embedded nail art   gels   nail art  

Always in Season: Fimo Canes

June 1, 2008  | Article

Fimo polymer canes, the newest in nails

Keywords: embedded nail art   fimo canes   nail art  

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