February 5, 2012
For VietSALON Magazine's January/February 2012 cover, Robert Nguyen added a gel overlay to his extreme stilettos and sculpted a dragon and waves with OPI Absolute Crystal Clear acrylic powder.
Keywords: 3-D nail art New Year's stiletto nails
January 25, 2012
Nail artist Robert Nguyen lends his 3-D nail artistry to this month’s Lunar New Year-themed cover to help us welcome the Year of the Dragon.
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January 18, 2012
Serbian nail tech Igor Jović’s major at Belgrade University taught him a lot about stilettos, the popular feminine shoe shape that is. This college shoe design graduate now focuses his extraordinary artistic talents on stiletto nails instead.
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November 30, 2011
Maja Rokov of Arty Nails Croatia uses Kinetics products to create this foil flower nail art design.
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September 2, 2011
InStyle conducted a poll to see how readers feel about stiletto nails.
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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 19, 2011
Try this eye-catching gel design from Surrey, Canada-based Olga Palylyk of Ornate Nailz by Olga. Palylyk specializes in gel nail art designs.
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May 19, 2011
Nail technician Oksanna Cobb had a chance to go to Guam recently, where she was inspired to create these brightly colored nails.
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April 19, 2011
Veteran nail tech Michelle Sproat shares an excerpt from her new book-DVD set.
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March 23, 2011
JoAnne Millar of En Vogue reveals how she creates this rhinestone-tipped curl on a gel nail.
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January 3, 2011
Stiletto nails are almost always made by form-sculpting with acrylics. The form is rolled tight and narrow at the tip to create the very pointed tip (designed to look like a stiletto heel).
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October 1, 2010
Elena Maltseva is a nail artist from St. Petersburg, Russia, who educates all over the world. She is an expert in gels, acrylics, and hand-painting, and is especially good at combining all three together to make spectacular nail designs. Maltseva has chosen an acrylic design here that is simple, yet very expensive-looking and rather easy-to-complete.
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August 1, 2010
When Princess Gard decided to attend America’s Beauty Show (ABS) earlier this year, she had no idea what to expect. Little did she know her entry would not only win her $500, but also a spot on the cover of NAILS Magazine.
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July 29, 2010
Create stiletto or oval shapes with Nubar’s new Stiletto Tips that come in clear and white.
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July 1, 2010
Stiletto styles are slowly sweeping across the country and many new clients are leaving local haunts in spiked-tipped nails just to try out this edgy, new look. With techs having such a fun time experimenting with the daring design, new art is popping up every day. Here’s how Tracy Clement, a Young Nails mentor and owner of Naturally Nails in East Greenwich, R.I., does her signature stilettos.
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