January 1, 2010
Step-by-step by Talons Nail Evolution, Victoria, B.C., Canada
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September 17, 2009
In honor of CND’s 30th anniversary, the Russian School of Nail Enhancement OleHouse in Moscow has created this nail art design, known as the “butterfly effect.”
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August 24, 2009
Marie Claire editor gets a makeover in Tokyo, getting a mani with "Crystal Devil," an airbrush and crystal nail artist.
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July 21, 2009
London-based Nails Inc. is crossing the pond this month to make its U.S. debut, and the company already has plenty of celebrity fans, including Kate Moss, who mentioned the polish in Daily Mirror, Danni Minogue who talked it up in Reveal, and Jessica Simpson who mentioned it in Now Magazine.
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July 1, 2009
That was about the only thing I knew before heading to the Beauty International Show in Dusseldorf, Germany, this past March. I had never been to Europe before and spoke no German, but I was eager to learn everything I could about the German nail industry. Unearthing stiletto styles, licensing loop-holes, the economic recession and more, the German nail industry proved to be a fascinating player in the worldwide nail market.
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July 1, 2009
Germany in March can be a bit colder than my native Southern California, so it was with pleasure that I ducked into a local salon to warm up and get a quick manicure. Alessandro International Nail and Foot Spa is located in a quiet suburban city just southeast of Dusseldorf.
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June 4, 2009
I’ve been working in the beauty industry for more than 15 years. I knew right away that my real passion was nails. For over a dozen years, I’d dreamt about and had the concept for my
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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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June 1, 2009
A Complete Guide to Nail Art and Decorative Manicure by Olga Petrova, Denis Bukin, and Maxim Bukin, is an English translation of a best-selling Russian nail art how-to guide.
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May 1, 2009
Correspondents from all over the world report on beauty must-haves.
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April 2, 2009
“It’s a love, a passion, and an obsession,” says Australian nail tech Georgina Kuhnast, whose enthusiasm for nails prompted her to create Nail Tips Australia, an online nail forum for nail technicians, students, salon owners, and suppliers.
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April 1, 2009
Check out these step-by-step nail art designs with international appeal. They were created by students at the award-winning Russian School of Nail Enhancement OleHouse in Moscow.
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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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October 9, 2008
Misa Cosmetic Products was well represented at Milan Fashion Week as nail tech Antonio Sacripante choose Misa’s polish for the Gaetano Navarra and DSquared shows. The colors were fittingly from the Fashion Collection, named after top models of the ’90s and today.
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July 1, 2008
Those nails you’re working on today may bring you more than your weekly wages. In cultures around the world, there are (or were) superstitions about the good, the bad, and the ugly those nails can bring a person. Here is a sampling of some global nail superstitions and beliefs.