December 4, 2013
RDcorp, a Russian manufacturer, welcomes winter with this stiletto design using colored gels, nail art appliques, and glitter.
November 27, 2013
This tutorial uses flecks of glitter within OPI's nail lacquer to create embellished nail art. "It's like jewelry for your nails," says OPI EVP & Artistic Director Suzi Weiss-Fischmann.
October 21, 2013
Gelish recently released Trends, a line of soak-off gel-polish inspired by current fashion on the runways and in look books.
February 6, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Young Nails educator Tracey Reierson shows how to do the glitter press technique with gel-polish.
December 17, 2012
Eye Kandy Cosmetics launched a full line of glitters made specifically to wear safely around the eyes. I found that these glitters were perfect for use in nail services.
December 1, 2012
October 25, 2012
This disco tiger design was created through the use of Light Elegance Color Gel.
October 24, 2012
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Thao Nguyen shows how to sprinkle glitter and confetti onto clear base gel to create a flashy yet durable design.
August 30, 2012
Nail tech Maria Chhoe (NailNation3000 on YouTube) shows how to make a simple gold glitter nail art design, including how to mix glitters on a palette.
May 16, 2012
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Is it summer yet? Melt your clients' cares away with this acrylic design by Lorri Silvestre.
February 16, 2012
InStyle's February 2012 issue reports that "statement nails" are having a major moment in today's fashion.
February 15, 2012
Teen Vogue's February 2012 issue suggested orange 3-D nails for winter.
January 26, 2012
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Natalia MacIntyre uses sparkly gels for this nail art design.
January 2, 2012
To kick off the New Year, Cosmopolitan featured Galaxy Tips — a manicure created by nail pro Lisa Logan — in its January 2012 issue.
December 23, 2011
This difficult-but-worth-it animal print design by Gina Silvestro uses Akzéntz gels and loose glitters.
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