May 5, 2014
Would you like some scientific facts about gel manicures instead of just opinions? How about some factual data that you can look at for yourself and decide on the safety of your manicure. Here is some information from Holly Schippers (The FingerNailFixer) to give you the opportunity to make a fact-based decision.
May 4, 2014
ProTIPCLIPS are reusable, ergonomic finger or toe clips that come in a pack of 10 in a personal storage box.
May 3, 2014
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Vicki Jenson demonstrates how to do Camouflage Nails.
May 2, 2014
NAILS editor Hannah Lee appeared on The Today Show on Friday, May 2, 2014, as the counterpoint voice to a new study that says UV nail lamp users may have an increased risk of skin cancer. Hannah pointed out that you are exposed to more UVA rays from natural sunlight walking or driving to the salon than you can in a UV lamp. Last year's study by Drs. Dowdy and Sayre is the benchmark we should all refer to.
April 30, 2014
Find out how nail tech Buddy Sims created his eye Godzilla eye in this step-by-step tutorial.
April 23, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Light Elegance educator Loni Preato shows how to build and file a short stiletto nail with gel.
April 13, 2014
Michelle Bouma, Splendid Nail Creations, Ponoka, Alberta, Canada
April 1, 2014
Cover tech and NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Lauren Wireman shows you how to get the look she re-created for the May 2014 cover of NAILS Magazine.
March 27, 2014
Heidi Meier from The Day Spa in Shoreview, Minn., won an Instagram-based contest created by Gina Silvestro (right) with a full set of stiletto nails at the Akzéntz booth. The winner of Silvestro's Instagram-based contest also had the choice of receiving an Akzentz Pro-Formance starter kit.
March 26, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Elaine Watson, vice president of marketing and sales for Star Nail International, shows how to create a subtle ombre nail design with gel-polish.
March 18, 2014
March 18, 2014
With so many newer gel-based inventions on the market (soft gels, gel-polish, soak-off gels), how does hard gel stand out? Director of research and development at Nubar, Dr. Norair Arkoian, and Light Elegance president Jim McConnell explain it all.
From the creators of China Glaze comes Gelaze, a new gel-polish system featuring fewer steps than the traditional gel manicure.
March 18, 2014
This design was created by AnGel educator Albee Chen using AnGel Artist Gel from Ikonna.
March 5, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Light Elegance educator Loni Preato shows how to create negative space nail art with gel-polish and gel paints.
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