It requires a lot of talent and a little bit of nerve to take on the world’s greatest masters. These bold nail artists rolled up their sleeves, gathered their finest brushes, and attempted to re-create a famous work of art on a nail tip to compete in this year’s Mini-Masterpiece Contest.
The Olympics provide inspiration not only for athletics but also for the nail art that many Olympians have been wearing and many nail techs have been creating for their clients.
The runaway best-seller Fifty Shades of Grey gives us all the perfect excuse to have our nails polished in any (or more!) of these 50 shades of grey nail polish.
This year's City of Hope Spirit of Life Award honoree was OPI's George Schaeffer. At a party in his honor this past Saturday night, more than 1,700 guests were treated to the soulful stylings of Reverend Al Green and Aretha Franklin. And true to Schaeffer's gift for surprise, we all also got to see him marry his long-time girlfriend Irina Afzal.
Editor Hannah Lee went to Germany with nail tech and celebrity manicurist Elsbeth Schuetz where she attended a tradeshow in which the nail section alone spanned across two pavillions with massive booths.
On the Fashion Week runways, juicy stone fruit colors from cherry red to plum purple reigned on nails.
This is the perfect time to ramp up your toenail art business and help your clients dip their toes in the sand in style.
From love potions and the magical hour of sunset to witches and warlocks, fantasy and illusion are inspiring designers this fall.
On Saturday June 2 before the Premiere Orlando Beauty Show, 300 nail techs gathered in a ballroom at the Rosen Centre Hotel, adjacent to the convention center, to participate in the NailTech Network Orlando Social, put on by BeautyTech.com and NAILS Magazine.
Here are a few photos from the 3-D Fantasy Nail Art competition during Premiere Orlando 2012. Congratulations to Catherine Wong for winning first place in the veteran category.
Try as we might to produce fresh and original covers year after year, it's inevitable that certain themes and trends return for another cycle. Here's a look back at yesterday's covers alongside today's asking, "Are you experiencing deja vu?"
Show your clients that you’re the queen of gel fashion by offering them the latest seasonal colors this year in their favorite soak-off brand.
Competition at the 6th Global Nail Cup was fierce. Nail techs, nail artists, and students from all over the world made their way to Korea on February 18 and 19, 2012 for the event.
From liquid pumps with anti-fungal properties to jasmine-tinged fizzy tablets that refresh and rehydrate feet, here’s the latest on the nail industry’s top pedicure soaks.
In the The Hunger Games, protagonist Katniss Everdeen’s nails were described vividly as having flame designs. Here are a few The Hunger Games-inspired designs that you’ve painted on your client’s nails.
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