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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October 1, 2010
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.
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May 1, 2010
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.
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March 1, 2010
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.
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March 1, 2010
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.
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January 1, 2010
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.
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November 1, 2009
Nails by Brenda Delgado, Ponce, Puerto Rico
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July 1, 2009
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.
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May 11, 2009
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Nails by Bonnie Rios, Fingertips by Bonnie at Julie Johnson Salon, Riverside, Calif.
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June 1, 2008
Fimo polymer canes, the newest in nails
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April 1, 2008
Jamie Cameron, owner of Jamie’s Nails in Herrin, Ill., was looking out for her fellow techs when she created her latest nail art technique: using predesigned art — in the form of postage stamps.
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February 1, 2008
A French term meaning “shaded,” it refers to fabric (frequently ribbon) with color that graduates from light to dark.
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August 1, 2007
en Vogue pairs delicate dried flowers with a rich glossy black for these Geisha nails.
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