In the Sally Beauty challenge episode of Project Runway, contestants worked with nail tech Alicia Torello to create nail art for their models.
A little black dress is the go-to staple of the fashion world. Every woman owns one — or five — of these garments to style up or down. What better time of the year to break out these basics than for holiday parties? The nail designs featured here are meant to transform any LBD into a full-on festive look.
In anticipation for the premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, here are Star Wars nail designs that'll harness the powers of both sides of the Force.
Prints, lines, and dots reminiscent of patterns from other cultures make up tribal-inspired nail art. Designed with intricacy and executed with precision, these earthy looks are perfect for fall.
Photos from a night honoring Tippi Hedren.
Here are some nails fit for the comic-book fan in everyone. But whose side are you on? Are you a superhero or are you a villain?
San Francisco-based nail artist Sonia “G” Molina honored Eryka Badu, the inspiration behind many of her creative works, in her winning nail portrait. Take a look at Badu and the other famous faces commemorated by this year’s contest participants.
See the nail looks that walked the runway this September for NYFW Spring/Summer 2016.
LED (light-emitting diode) technology is one of the hottest trends in nails right now. In a mad dash to keep up, manufacturers are coming up with new LED lamps designed to cure gels faster and smarter than older-gen UV models. NAILS illuminates the basics of an LED lamp’s anatomy and offers a buyer’s guide to the latest generation of these amped-up lamps.
1,017 exhibitors and 30,000 attendees experienced the high energy that Cosmoprof North America serves up consistently year after year.
An iconic World War II-era black-and-white photo was the subject of this year’s winning entry. Nail tech Amber Dunson’s skillful artwork captures the exuberance of an American sailor celebrating V-J Day with a kiss in Times Square.
Viet Fashion Week (VFW) celebrated high fashion and styles from leading Vietnamese fashion designers on April 2-3, growing into a two-night red carpet event.
Check out photos from around the show floor at IBS Las Vegas that took place on June 20-22, 2015.
More and more, salon owners are looking for creative ways to market. Are these hand displays the perfect way to showcase retail items? Or the perfect way to scare off customers?
Take your clients’ love of embellishment to the next level. The newest trend in nail art is to put a rock on it. These exotic embellishments can make nails look all the more ornate. See how these nail techs rocked this new fad and unearth some inspiration.
A thickened cyanoacrylate coating that is sometimes used over tips or natural nails to strengthen or reinforce.
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