February 21, 2014
Getting behind the science of gel-polish is no easy feat, but with a better framework for its chemistry comes improved technique and the ability to educate clients. NAILS picked the brain of OPI's Dr. Paul Bryson for some user-friendly answers.
February 7, 2014
Watch this tutorial on how to create a mosaic stiletto nail using en Vogue Sculptured Nail Systems Inc.
January 8, 2014
Learn how to create a realistic gel butterfly embellishment with LCN products.
January 8, 2014
Read nail tech Holly Schipper's answer to the timely question: Will cold weather harm my products?
October 15, 2013
In this video, CND education ambassador Holly Schippers, also known as the FingerNailFixer, shows how to layer two stamps on top of each other using polish.
June 13, 2013
LCN educator Gail Eddy created this fun patriotic nail design to celebrate Independence Day featuring gels, stamps, and free-hand brushing techniques.
May 2, 2013
Nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar explains the ins and outs of underarm soy hair removal treatments.
September 21, 2012
Allure magazine interviewed Tom Bachik, a Los Angeles-based manicurist who works with celebrities like Beyonce and Victoria Beckham.
September 15, 2012
Jessica Hoel of LuvNailz salon in Bellevue, Wash., has an interesting technique for her color gels.
April 20, 2011
Part 1 – Prepping
August 1, 2010
Hollywood Nails explains how to give clients a luxurious manicure/pedicure with mango oil, sliced oranges, and flower petals.
July 28, 2010
Better Homes and Gardens lays out the rules for a quick and easy at-home manicure.
July 1, 2010
Associate publisher and editor Hannah Lee takes a look into the lives of two very in-demand, jetsetting celebrity nail techs for a day.
December 15, 2009
Glamour columnist Andrea Pomerantz Lustig tells readers to try an ombre manicure, where colors change from nail to nail.
October 9, 2009
Celebrity manicurist Bernadette Thompson tells Allure readers how to apply dark polish.
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