March 14, 2014
Lindsey Roberts of the blog www.nails4dummies.blogspot.com shows how to easily create your own affordable lightbox for better nail art photography.
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February 13, 2014
Nail Art Sutra presents you with 20 hand positions to pose in for taking photos of your nail art. Finding the right hand pose for your nail art can sometimes be difficult; we hope this video helps you to explore and discover new hand placement when taking those lovely photos of your nail art for your Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, etc.
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January 31, 2014
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We tallied your votes and nail tech Miki Nakano of Nail Salon Ciel in Tokyo took top honors this year with her oh-so-pretty puzzle image. Congratulations to Miki, and to runners-up Janina Lumous, Lenzi Brock, and Melanie McCulley. A giant thank you goes out to everyone who entered.
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November 18, 2013
Reach for the Star(s): Elaine Watson has a very long title at Star Nail International. In addition to being vice president of marketing and sales, she’s also the global education director. That means she wears a lot of hats. Her main focus is on Cuccio Veneer gel-polish and Cina nail art lines.
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November 12, 2013
NAILS Magazine's November 2013 cover features CND education ambassador Lisa Wong who creates a knitted sweater nail look using CND Retention+ Liquid and Powder, CND Additives, and Vinylux.
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February 26, 2013
NAILS Magazine's 30th anniversary cover features celebrity nail tech Tom Bachik who creates a classic jacquard look using gel-polish, polish, exclusive Minx nail applique patterns, and half pearls.
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Behind the scenes with NAILS Magazine's February Cover: http://www.nailsmag.com/demoarticle/96144/behind-the-scenes-our-pearl-anniversary-cover-nail-art-look
February 11, 2013
To help VietSALON Magazine celebrate the Year of the Snake, Kupa's Sindy Mark combined real snakeskin with faux snakeskin designs and sculpted a 3-D snake on oval acrylic extensions using Artfinity and Divinity products from Kupa.
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January 7, 2013
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Readers just fell in love with Hillary Fry’s edgy image. Take a look at all the incredible images that vied for the winning spot in this year’s Cover Tech Contest, as well as some other great entries that caught our eye. Thank you to all who entered and all who voted.
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December 17, 2012
Cover tech Hillary Fry explains how she got the “hammered metal” look featured on NAILS’ January 2013 cover.
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December 1, 2012
With the explosion of nail art, nail artists are expanding their creativity into the field of photography. Here are tips on how to capture the best shot.
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October 25, 2012
When the new James Bond film, Skyfall, comes out this month, the newest Bond girl will be seen wearing two shades from OPI’s Skyfall Collection — Skyfall, a rich maroon shade on the top of the nail, and GoldenEye, a shimmering gold painted on the undersides.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes OPI Products photographing nails polish polish techniques
October 17, 2012
NAILS Magazine's October 2012 cover features MaeLing Parrish, Hand and Nail Harmony's dean of education, creating a Chihuly-inspired effect using Gelish soak-off gel-polish.
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October 1, 2012
Inspired by artist Dale Chihuly’s sculptural glass works (particularly the ceiling piece Fiori di Como in Las Vegas’ Bellagio Hotel and Casino) we asked Columbus, Ohio-based nail tech MaeLing Parrish to recreate the design for this month’s cover model.
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July 3, 2012
With the explosion of nail art, techs are expanding their creativity into the field of photography. Here are tips on how to capture the best shot.
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January 3, 2012
When Jessica Hoel scouted the perfect place to open her nail studio in Belleville, Wash., she knew it would be a dream come true if the space could serve multiple functions — a gel nail studio, storage for the product line she distributes, a small classroom to teach, and a photo studio.
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