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Behind the Scenes: Reflections of an Artist (April 2012 Cover Nails)

April 1, 2012  | Demo

Maggie Franklin creates blue raindrop nail art with Swarovski crystals. Here's the step-by-step.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   embellished nail art   learning new techniques   Maggie Franklin   nail art  

Filing an Almond Nail

March 15, 2012  | Video

FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers shows you how to file a slimming almond-shaped nail.

Keywords: filing techniques   FingerNailFixer   Holly Schippers   learning new techniques   nail shapes  

Behind the Scenes: Creating the February 2012 Cover

February 6, 2012  | Article

Gorgeous nails, good composition, and a photogenic reptile — those are what earned Rolla, Mo.-based nail tech Sarah Petersen a coveted spot on this issue’s cover.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   learning new techniques   nail art   OPI Products  

Make Your Own Nail Decals With Gel Polish

January 12, 2012  | Video

FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers uses Shellac to create her own nail art decals. You can use any brand of gel polish with this technique.

Keywords: decals   FingerNailFixer   gels   Holly Schippers   learning new techniques  

Easy Polish Mistake Remover

December 2, 2011  | News

SELF magazine is all about ruby nails for the 2011 holiday season, but the hold color makes mani mistakes super obvious. Learn how to prevent spots.

Keywords: cuticles   holidays   learning new techniques   manicures   polish removal  

Behind the Scenes: December 2011 Cover Shoot

November 23, 2011  | Demo

Learn how to do December's cool textured cover.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   CND   colored acrylics   learning new techniques   nail art  

Birds of a Feather

November 22, 2011  | Demo

Who says feathers are just for hair (and, well, birds, of course)? Not resourceful nail techs, who adapt the feather hair extensions craze to nail extensions. Here’s how.

Keywords: embedded nail art   feathers   gels   learning new techniques   nail art  

Embedding Christmas Ornaments in Acrylic Nails

November 21, 2011  | Demo

In keeping with this holiday season, skilled nail tech and team Odyssey competitor Tammi Merritt shows how she uses pieces of broken Christmas ornaments to make shimmering and sparkling nail enhancements.

Keywords: acrylics   embedded acrylics   holiday nail art   learning new techniques   nail art  

Out With the New, in With the Old

October 21, 2011  | News

While everyone else is spending their money on this season's new nail polish shades, Lisa Logan, Beyoncé’s manicurist, is mixing last year's hues to make new ones.

Keywords: fashion   learning new techniques   manicures   nail trends   OPI Products  

Young Nails' Acrylic Marble Design. Part 2 of 2

August 23, 2011  | Video

Watch Young Nails' Greg Salo as he teaches an amazing marble design in acrylic. Part 2 of 2.
Part 1: http://www.nailsmag.com/video/93462/young-nails-acrylic-marble-design-part-1-of-2

Keywords: acrylics   colored acrylics   Greg Salo   learning new techniques   marbleizing techniques  

Young Nails' Acrylic Marble Design. Part 1 of 2

August 23, 2011  | Video

Watch Young Nails' Greg Salo as he teaches an amazing marble design in acrylic.
Part 2: http://www.nailsmag.com/video/93463/young-nails-acrylic-marble-design-part-2-of-2

Keywords: acrylics   colored acrylics   Greg Salo   learning new techniques   marbleizing techniques  

Light Elegance P2 Manicure

June 24, 2011  | Demo

Light Elegance’s P2 is the latest formula from the company, which prides itself in its quality of gels and range of colors available.

Keywords: gels   learning new techniques   Light Elegance   polish techniques  

(Nail) Arts and Crafts

June 22, 2011  | Demo

Global IBD educator Brenda Skermont explains how she combines Gelac colors to make this “déco-polish” design, which works like decoupage for the nails.

Keywords: gels   IBD   learning new techniques   nail art  

FingerNailFixer Combines Rockstar and Engraving Nail Art Techniques

June 16, 2011  | Video

Holly Schippers (FingerNailFixer) shows you several nail art designs combining the "rockstar" look with carving (or engraving) techniques.

Keywords: CND   FingerNailFixer   Holly Schippers   learning new techniques   nail art  

FingerNailFixer Discusses Proper Mix Ratio

April 29, 2011  | Video

When you work with liquid and powder, one of the key elements is mix ratio. Here Holly Schippers, our FingerNailFixer, some tips on figuring out how to check and perfect your mix ratio.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   CND   FingerNailFixer   Holly Schippers  

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