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 14, 2014
Tiffany Scaggs, A New Day Spa, Saint Joseph, Mo.
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January 29, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, nail tech Lorena Marquez shows how to create nail art using sequins, acrylic, and gel-polish.
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September 18, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Hand and Nail Harmony educator MaeLing Parrish shows how to create lacy nail art by embedding paper scrollwork into gel-polish.*
*This video was originally created by Gelish for the education section of their website.
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September 13, 2013
Lorri Silvestre, Nail Designs by Lorri, Grover Beach, Calif.
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August 12, 2013
Erin Zuest, Perfectly Polished Nails by Erin, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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July 26, 2013
Corene Coromandel, Nails by Corene, Clarkson, Australia
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April 19, 2013
Check out Dianna Medeiros’ technique for encasing real snakeskin in clear acrylic.
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April 17, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Young Nails educator Tracey Reierson shows how to embed mylar and glitter with gel for a sparkly nail art design.
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February 11, 2013
London's Nails Inc. shows how to use its feather effect nail polish.
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November 22, 2011
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.
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November 21, 2011
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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...
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April 19, 2011
Olivia Gordon of Lancaster, Calif., has a popular following for her unique “Picture Book” nails.
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January 13, 2011
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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!
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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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