January 5, 2012
Definition: High-shine metallic styles that look to be dripping wet are one of the season’s hottest crazes.
November 28, 2011
Definition: Lending a girlish romantic look to fashion, it refers to fabric that is folded over itself (usually multiple times) and secured.
September 12, 2011
Definition: The 90-degree angle shows up creatively in fall designs.
July 18, 2011
This dotted pattern will be prevalent on clothing and accessories this fall.
July 7, 2011
Embellishments consisting of a bunch of threads fastened at one end.
February 3, 2011
A technique where blocks of solid colors are placed next to each other to add visual interest
January 1, 2011
No longer just for doilies and potholders, crafty crochet — a fabric-creating technique that involves looping thread with a hooked needle — now appears in designer dresses, shoes, and other accessories.
December 1, 2010
Inspired in part by the AMC drama “Mad Men,” hourglass silhouettes, bold red lipstick, and other looks from the late 1950s and early 1960s are back in style.
June 1, 2010
By definition, inspiration is a divine influence or action on a person believed to qualify him or her to receive and communicate sacred revelation, or the action or power of moving the intellect or emotions.
June 1, 2009
Kimberly Connolly-Preston has been doing nails for nine years, and her detailed work and craftsmanship have earned her a devout following among her clients at Exclusive Hair Designs in Kenton, Ohio, as well as first-prize in NAILS’ Mural Contest in March. NAILS got a chance to sit down with Preston and talk about some of her favorite works and how she got her start.
August 1, 2008
INM elite educator Sara Rayna Holden shares an interesting way of keeping nail art inspiration close by.
Salon Design on a Dime22 photos
Lots and Lots of Ocelot9 photos
William (Bill) Halfacre is Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing for OPI Products Inc.
How do you track your sales and other records throughout the year?
Is there a business-related New Year’s resolution you find yourself making every year?
Do your clients ask about polish being “three-free”?
Reader to Reader: Are you still loyal to the product brands you learned with in nail school?
Reader to Reader: What solutions do you have for handling extremely obese clients respectfully?
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