December 6, 2011
When Headliners Salon in Las Vegas was chosen to be one of six salons to compete in the August 16 Bang Tuesdays! Hair Wars, salon owner Tzigane Osborne put together a team of experts to create a whole look — including nail tech Joy Yavenue of Nails by Joy in Henderson, Nev.
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November 2, 2011
Emma Louise Ogden (Clacton on Sea, Essex, UK)Anne Creager, Sheer Creations Salon (Shreveport, LA)Tina Thi Huynh, Queen Nails (Renton, Wash.)
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October 17, 2011
Vanessa Zuj, Lish Nail Creations (South Brisbane, Australia)
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June 15, 2011
3-D nail art takes nail art out of the flat dimension; it means a design that stands up off the nail. Although generally not worn for everyday wear, 3-D nail art is popular among nail competitions for its nearly limitless possibilities (it is also sometimes called "fantasy nail art."
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June 14, 2011
Akzéntz educator Jessica Hoel had some fun interviewing veteran nail art competitor Catherine Wong on how she came up with the details in her award-winning fantasy nail art at the 2011 Premiere Orlando beauty show. Story here: http://blogs.nailsmag.com/editor/archive/2011/06/14/Run-for-the-Roses--Catherine-Wongs-Fantasy-Nail-Art.aspx
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March 25, 2011
Viv Simmons (from Australia) and Catherine Wong (from Singapore) created this month's extreme spring look using a combination of colored acrylics and gels. See how they did it.
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May 20, 2010
Have you ever competed in a fantasy nail art competition? I have and let me tell you, I have great respect for competitors that do these every year. The time that is involved is great (and
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January 4, 2010
Pearl King (Edmonton, Canada)
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November 1, 2009
Nail artist Sam Lynam of Arabella Nails in Bedfordshire, U.K., has developed a unique nail form to assist techs in creating fantasy nail art designs.
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June 1, 2009
The theme was Las Vegas at the 7th International Nail Art Championship in Warsaw, Poland; the competition is part of the International Nail Care Forum and Fair and Nails Professional 2008. The winning designs showed a keen understanding of the glitzy U.S. city.
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April 1, 2009
These intricate designs, made from acrylic nail products, were winners of a Design-A-Corset Competition recently held in Australia.
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November 1, 2008
Feeling creative? Looking for a new challenge? Why not try your hand at fantasy nail art?
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October 1, 2008
EZ Flow educator MaeLing Parish shows how to make a Halloween-inspired fantasy nail. If you have fun trying this design, feel free to try Lynn Lammers’ Dragon design too.
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September 3, 2008
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Competitions took center stage at Premiere Orlando and IBS Las Vegas.
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September 1, 2008
Ever since she first started competing three years ago, Lynn Lammers has wanted to be number one — and this year she made it. The competition was tough for Lammers. She had to beat out competition superstars like former three-time champ Trang Nguyen (2nd place) and six-time top-five competitor John Hauk (3rd place). International competitor Catherine Wong Li Mei took fourth place, and 2006’s third place winner, Michelle Sproat, placed fifth.
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