May 9, 2015
Suzie Moskal demonstrates how to build a Stiletto Nail with acrylic and then creates a beautiful Henna design.
March 6, 2015
Kupa's Yire Castillo demonstrates how to sculpt beautiful pink-and-white nails with the Divinity Acrylic System. Click here to see Part 2 showing how to apply the watercolor floral design.
February 19, 2015
Linda Lam, Sewell, N.J.
February 15, 2015
Jen Fetty, Middleton, Idaho
January 28, 2015
An Artist With Global Reach: This month's cover features delicate watercolor nails in acrylic by Ez Flow's Allie Baker-Bennett.
May 1, 2006
Creating works of art from acrylic systems is an acquired skill. Our three guest artists have different methods for creating their crafts, but if you follow their steps you’ll be on your way to mastering your own dimensional designs on fingernails.
April 1, 2004
This month, readers ask about sculpting, the difference between cuticle products, and the effect of medications on nails.
Clients with common nail problems such as short nail beds, ski jump nails, and flat nails may never enjoy beautiful natural nails. But with the help of a little acrylic and the proper application you can create the illusion of flawless nails. Here we show you some techniques for camouflaging nail imperfections.
October 1, 2001
Top competitors and educators share their tips and techniques for shaving time from the acrylic maintenance service.
July 1, 1999
The pressure is on... whether you are giving client a French manicure, or you are at a competition attempting to create the perfect sculptured set... the smile line is always on your mind. Here are some tips to help keep you on your toes while making the perfect smile line.
March 1, 1997
Creative Nail Design Systems’ Kolinsky sable Ultra Sculptor Brush adds speed and quality to sculptured nails and overlays.
September 1, 1995
The secret to creating a perfect C-curve lies in the placement of the form.
January 1, 1994
Splice two forms together and reinforce the stress area to sculpt on wide nail plates.
December 1, 1993
Use a modified three-ball technique to add a natural C-curve and arch to flat nails beds.
September 1, 1993
Acrylic, if applied correctly, can disguise most nail deformities, and ski-jump nails (nails that curve upward at the free edge) are no exception.
Believe, Achieve, Empower: Bellacures & OPI Honor Tippi Hedren11 photos
Celebrity Face Off Contest 2015: Paying Homage to a Musical Muse14 photos
A thick growth of epidermal cells that supports the natural nail plate.
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Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
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