June 2016 Issue

Nails: Yire Castillo

Photography: Vu Ong

Model: Veronica Tea

How to Apply Colored Dip Powders

June 14, 2016

Manicuring instructor Rosa Vargas demonstrates how she teaches dip ­system application to future nail techs.


Acrylic Dip Systems Make a Comeback

June 14, 2016

Let’s look back at what made acrylic dip systems so hot to begin with and find out why it's trending again. 

The Making of a Seasonal Sensation

June 13, 2016

To keep services fresh and innovative, every year the nail team at Ginger Bay Salon & Spa reviews and revises its seasonal pedicure offerings in an extensive collaborative process.

Rules of Engagement Collection

June 1, 2016

Like most non-traditional brides, Artistic Nail Design’s Rules of Engagement Collection is romantic with a touch of unperfected beauty.

Nail and Cuticle Oil

June 1, 2016

Dazzle Dry’s new Nail & Cuticle Oil is a vegan, light, and non-greasy proprietary blend of plant oils that offer naturally advanced hydration, penetration, and protection.

Keratin Gloves and Socks Combo

June 1, 2016

BodiPure’s Keratin Gloves and Socks Combo pouches prepare hands and feet for a waterless manicure and pedicure treatment.

Caribbean Collection

June 1, 2016

Escape to a tropical paradise with Gel II’s Caribbean Collection.

Bow LED Lamp

June 1, 2016

Christrio’s newest curing lamp, the Bow LED Lamp, promises up to 50,000 hours of use.

No. 19 Gel Pods

June 1, 2016

Vetro has a strong commitment to fulfilling the dreams of nail techs who seek enhanced colors and textures.

Stress-Relief Mask

June 1, 2016

Florapy’s therapeutic skin care collection features a Stress-Relief Mask to incorporate into your service or sell as retail.

Precision Cut Scissors

June 1, 2016

Mehaz introduces a new sleek design for their precision-cut scissors for nails, hair, and skin grooming.

Nail that Vibe Summer 2016 Collection

June 1, 2016

Colors include Just RSVP, Flaunt Your Fashion, Style M.O., and Pick Me Up.

The Island of Eden Collection

June 1, 2016

The Island of Eden Collection from IBD features eight vibrant shades of long-lasting gel-polish.

The Pro-Corrective Collection

June 1, 2016

The Pro-Corrective Collection from Timeless by Pevonia is ideal for people who are concerned with preventing and correcting visible signs of breakouts, enlarged pores, excess oil, and uneven skin texture.

A Very Nauti-Cal Girl Collection

June 1, 2016

For summer 2016, Gelish releases A Very Nauti-Cal Girl collection of four sea-inspired shades.

10-in-1 Body Balm

June 1, 2016

Drop a balm of hydration and moisture with Body Drench’s 10-in-1 Body Balms.

The Red Gift! Collection

May 31, 2016

Mia Secret’s newest line of colored acrylics was inspired by one color: red.


May 31, 2016

Skip the soak-off process when removing gel-manicures with the NailGuard from NailBliss.

The Déjà Vu Collection

May 31, 2016

The Déjà Vu Collection from Bio Seaweed Gel is inspired by the past, present, and future.

Crystal Gel

May 31, 2016

The pigments in Crystal Gel are opaque enough to cover the nail with one coat.

Adhere Stones With Longer Wear Using Apres

May 27, 2016

Aprés is offering nail techs new products to stack stones that stay.

Behind the Scenes: Deep Space Galaxy Nails with Minx Backside

May 26, 2016

Learn how to create this dimensional nail design as shown on the June 2016 cover of NAILS.

How-To: Rainbow Gradient and Fine Lines

May 24, 2016

Learn to execute a colorful gradient and topped it with mandala-inspired art. 

Summer Marble Nail Art with EzFlow TruGel SOLstice

May 24, 2016

Learn to create a pastel marble design with EzFlow TruGel SOLstice collection. 

How to Use Bio Seaweed Gel Color-Changing Cosmos Collection

May 23, 2016

Each bottle offers duo-tone manicures for an effortless gradient effect.

Famous Names Opens Education Center in Las Vegas

May 19, 2016

The new center will educate nail techs on the brand's products and offer IBX certification classes. 

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