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.
March 1, 1993
Perfect sculptured nails start with a perfect C-curve, and a perfect C-curve starts with a well-fitted form.
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