September 30, 2012
Depending on conditions, clients’ hands and feet may be puffy, moist, and sweaty or cold, dry, and numb. A tech needs to know how to compensate for these changes so she can apply product to a consistent, stable nail surface each time.
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September 28, 2012
London's Nails Inc. releases a collection of limited-edition polishes with various particle shapes, sizes, and textures, giving it an edgy, graffiti look. Nails Inc. recommends applying two coats of Graffiti polish over Floral Street polish.
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September 26, 2012
Misk Nail Spa in Instanbul, Turkey, uses its own custom magnolia-scented products in this floral manicure.
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August 31, 2012
Does our environment change how we do nails? Do techs living in climates where it dips into double digits below zero work differently than techs who live where it’s nearly 100 degrees with 80% humidity?
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July 26, 2012
London College of Beauty Therapy (LCBT) raised approximately £1,000 at its Guinness World Records attempt in May benefitting two charities: Rays of Sunshine and The Eve Appeal.
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July 20, 2012
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Editor Hannah Lee went to Germany with nail tech and celebrity manicurist Elsbeth Schuetz where she attended a tradeshow in which the nail section alone spanned across two pavillions with massive booths.
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July 3, 2012
After several years of urging from Swiss-born, California-based nail tech Elsbeth Schuetz, Editor Hannah Lee hopped on a plane and headed first to Zurich, Switzerland, and then to Dusseldorf, Germany, to attend two European beauty shows.
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June 20, 2012
All over the world nails bring people together. Editor Hannah Lee discovers, while in Switzerland and Germany, that nails can be a universal language.
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June 12, 2012
When we received e-mails showcasing phenomenal nail art from two different Polish nail artists several weeks apart, we knew we had to share their striking images with the rest of the world. We hope their designs inspire nail artists in our home country of the U.S. and our readers around the globe.
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May 11, 2012
Alex Noonan, beauty director of Marie Claire Australia, named two of spring's hottest international polishes.
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April 17, 2012
Seoul, South Korea is a fantastic city full of life. As one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world, the city was a perfect backdrop for the 6th Annual Global Nail Cup.
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April 13, 2012
With a growing number of men opting to pay bills and forge careers from behind a nail table, NAILS takes a look at some male techs to find out what they think of their chosen profession and how they’re making it in a female-dominated industry.
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April 2, 2012
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Cecilia Bustamante, Okinawa, JapanLora FastnachtKimberly Martin, Studio C Salon & Spa, Auburn, Maine
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March 14, 2012
Unscented products are blended with sweet orange oil, orange zest, and vanilla in this pedicure that will remind your clients of the frozen treat with the same name.
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March 5, 2012
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The international judges of the 6th Global Nail Cup presented awards and tropies to the winners.
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