June 28, 2011
Semi-custom colors and designs created via layering are increasingly showing up at trade show booth demos and continuing education classes. Clients love walking out of your salon owning a look no one else has, plus this technique can breathe life back into older shades your clients have gotten bored with. You can layer with so many different mediums. Here are a few to try.
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June 15, 2011
Definition: Overlapping with other recent trends like biker chic and military couture, elements from rebellious punk culture — like paper clip embellishments and leather — are, ironically, fashionable.
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May 31, 2011
InStyle’s Reader Poll asks whether chipped nails are Tacky, Not a Big Deal, or A Cool Look.
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May 30, 2011
Call them ongles or uñas, nägel or negle, they’re still nails and they deserve the attention of a skilled professional — no matter where you live. These international techs share what life is like in the nail industry in their slice of the world.
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May 29, 2011
InStyle’s Mail section highlights reader-submitted fashion and beauty looks inspired by past stories in the magazine.
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May 27, 2011
Cosmopolitan’s Beauty Q & A answers the question: What’s the It nail shape right now? Celebrity manicurist Tom Bachik answered, the squoval shape continues to rule. Not only is the shape very flattering, but it also prevents nails from breaking due to the stronger corners, according to the mag.
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May 26, 2011
Lemon yellow is the color of the moment, according to this month’s InStyle.
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May 22, 2011
Runway-inspired manicures, crackle-effect polishes, and celebrity stiletto nails reign supreme in this month’s InStyle.
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May 20, 2011
It’s all about the beauty of matte’s in this month’s Glamour issue.
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May 13, 2011
Glamour’s beauty team highlighted a few of the newest beauty products that are sure to help any lovely lady feel extra-girly when she wants to be.
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May 6, 2011
Intensely reflective silver and gold nails are all the rage right now, as evidenced by the two gorgeous manicures on actresses AnnaLynne McCord and Kate Beckinsale in Cosmopolitan this month.
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April 19, 2011
Edge nails are a cross between a stiletto and a square, where the straight free edge of the square is angled slightly to make a tip, similar to a rooftop.
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April 5, 2011
InStyle recommends getting in on the latest statement nail trend: kooky nail-color combos.
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March 27, 2011
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Definition: A delicate woven fabric containing patterns of holes, usually built up from a single thread.
March 22, 2011
Self serves up three fresh takes on the French manicure that are simple to achieve and fun to wear.
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