June 1, 2010
When I went online to check out the winners of the CND Nail Style Competition, I had to doublecheck the name of the first-place winner. When I confirmed that it was really my name, I just started jumping and screaming — I’d just won an all-expense-paid trip to New York Fashion Week!
June 1, 2010
Nail tech Deborah Lippmann recently created an extravagantly embellished manicure out of $100,000 worth of real diamonds.
Nautical stripes, calming blues, and elements like anchors say bon voyage to the confines of the boating world and hello to the mainstream.
Nails by Christina Landeros, That Total Look Salon, Santa Maria, Calif.
Nails by Joanne Truitt, Boca Nail Depot, Boca Raton, Fla.
Nails by Stephanie Saddler, Butta Fingers Nail Studio, Cleveland
Nails by Michelle Conde, Nails by Michelle, Miami
Nails by Crystal Warner, Clip-It’s Hair and Nail Salon, Grove City, Ohio
Nails by Cassie Fero, Eugene, Ore.
A clever spin on nail art can come from a simple craft corner border hole punch. AII global educator MaeLing Parrish explains how she spreads soak-off gels flat over a piece of plastic and pops imprints out of them with a border punch. (According to Parrish, she uses soak-off gels because they are soft and flexible and don’t crack like traditional gels when they are used with a hole punch.) Take a look at these steps and see if you can score a knockout of your own.
Akzéntz Classic Gels are high-performance gels that can be combined with the Options Soak-Off Color Gels and Options Aurora Sparkle Gels to produce vibrant nail art designs and structurally sound enhancements.
May 20, 2010
Orly has recently introduced it’s new Instant Artist Collection — “an extensive color palette designed to satisfy the most exotic of tastes and allow clean and precise designs to be achieved by artists at every skill
After reading Hannah’s “On My Mind: What Inspires You?” in the June issue of NAILS, I found myself asking what truly does inspire me? What is it that inspires me to continue on doing what I
May 20, 2010
Nail art step-by-steps from Orly International.
May 17, 2010
I'm sitting here asking myself what's next? Well, I still haven't won a first place trophy for an art category so I guess I better start practicing that, eh? The next art category that I will
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Soft/Soak-Off8 photos
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Hard/Traditional18 photos
UV-CFL lamps are used to cure gels.
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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