January 15, 2016
Kirsty Meakin shows how to make an extreme ballet slipper shape design using acrylic to make a 3-D bow. See part one here.
Kirsty Meakin shows how to make an extreme ballet slipper shape design using acrylic to make a 3-D bow. See part two here.
January 4, 2016
Suzie Moskal has a a lot of fun creating this futuristic look, edge glitter acrylic nails. She covers nail forms, acrylic application, shaping, e-filing, hand file techniques, and top coat.
December 15, 2015
Kirsty Meakin shows how to sculpt an acrylic stiletto nail.
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
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Linda Lam, Sewell, N.J.
February 15, 2015
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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.
Best Lil Nail Show Texas 201626 photos
InternatioNAILS: Japan Gallery14 photos
Founded in 1970, ibd was originally named International Beauty Distributors. The company’s signature product was 5-Second Nail, and...
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