February 21, 2014
Here’s a compilation of physical and mental activities — everything from stretching to rewiring — that can change your outlook and help you see that morning or midday cup of coffee as half full.
February 19, 2014
As shorter nails trend, many nail techs are using nail wraps as a way to give their clients stability while still maintaining that natural look. And as nail wraps make their way back into the limelight, other creative product uses are emerging as well.
December 23, 2013
The Fall 2013 issue of Cosmopolitan for Latinas offers some new nail art techniques, inspired by fashion re-imagined as nail art.
December 17, 2013
Watch this video to learn how to apply and remove BOHEM Nail Jewellery, which are reusable nails made in England from real silver and/or gold. They come in different lengths and sizes and over 80 designs are available online.
October 15, 2013
In this video, CND education ambassador Holly Schippers, also known as the FingerNailFixer, shows how to layer two stamps on top of each other using polish.
July 11, 2013
Nail techs share the most important things they learned as newbies in the real world.
May 2, 2013
Nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar explains the ins and outs of underarm soy hair removal treatments.
May 1, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Young Nails educator Tracey Reierson shows the second step toward sculpting an almond-shaped nail using pink acrylics, filing the nail.
Almond-Retto Design Part 1
April 23, 2013
As nail art and soak-off gels are becoming more trendy these days, Chris Mans, an educator for Bio Sculpture Gel, has developed a technique to create 3-D art with soak-off gel only — using no glue or acrylic.
September 17, 2012
Holly Schippers, the FingerNailFixer, shows you how to get a nice tight fit with your CND forms when sculpting enhancements.
August 1, 2012
The FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers shows you how to reduce your finish filing time on gels by using your brush, instead of your file to sculpt the nail.
June 11, 2012
Something as simple as a palette change can make the design almost unrecognizable from one client to the next.
May 1, 2012
Terri Silacci creates flame patterned nails inspired by Tthe Hunger Games for NAILS' May 2012 cover. Here's the step-by-step.
April 1, 2012
Maggie Franklin creates blue raindrop nail art with Swarovski crystals. Here's the step-by-step.
March 15, 2012
FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers shows you how to file a slimming almond-shaped nail.
2014 Mural Contest: A Blast From the Past11 photos
Spacing Out16 photos
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Should the salon owner do nails herself?
Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
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