December 2, 2011
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.
November 23, 2011
Learn how to do December's cool textured cover.
November 22, 2011
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.
November 21, 2011
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.
October 21, 2011
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.
August 23, 2011
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
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
July 19, 2011
Learn how to create the crackle nails your clients are asking about with the added longevity of a gel.
June 24, 2011
Light Elegance’s P2 is the latest formula from the company, which prides itself in its quality of gels and range of colors available.
June 22, 2011
Global IBD educator Brenda Skermont explains how she combines Gelac colors to make this “déco-polish” design, which works like decoupage for the nails.
June 16, 2011
Holly Schippers (FingerNailFixer) shows you several nail art designs combining the "rockstar" look with carving (or engraving) techniques.
April 29, 2011
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.
April 28, 2011
Magnetic instructor Ingeborg Mensonides demonstrates how to create almond-shaped nails with acrylic.
April 28, 2011
We at NAILS Magazine strive to help nail technicians become better on many levels. Better at running your business. Better at your technical craft. Better at maintaining sanity in your life. We've created this set of challenges to help you push yourself and break through some of your boundaries. We challenge you to get outside of your comfort zone and accept the tasks at hand. Do you accept this challenge?
One of the most difficult things about gel is getting the hang of working with it, especially if you are used to doing liquid and powder. Holly Schippers offers this video with tips and an idea on how to get more accustomed to the workability of gel.
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