Congratulations to the winners of the Handpainted Nail Art category (whose theme was "Paris by Night"), and the 3-D Nail Art winners (whose theme was "Vampires").
At the International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE 2011) in Long Beach, NAILS asked attendees: What nails did you wear at the show? Here's a gallery of their responses.
Bobit Business Media, the media company that owns NAILS Magazine, is celebrating its golden anniversary - 50 years under the same family ownership.
In line with 2010’s record attendance, approximately 40,000 beauty professionals descended on ISSE Long Beach’s sold-out show floor from January 29-31, where they were greeted with the latest products and education from some of the world’s leading and up-and-coming beauty companies and professionals.
If you’re itching to ditch this heavy winter, ring in the spring with these fun new color gels from your favorite manufacturers. There’s no time like the present to make nails more pleasant.
It’s OK if your client can’t pick just one color. It may even be preferable. Use these products to give her a nail look that changes with her surroundings.
The winners of this year’s Nail Mural Contest are a testament to their creators’ hard work, focus, and inspiration.
In contrast with last year’s bright, bold colors, this year, we’re seeing a more muted palette — think vine-ripened fruits and fresh-harvested veggies. Let your clients sink their teeth into this fresh crop of color.
For spring 2011, designers continue to satisfy consumers’ need to escape everyday challenges with intriguing color combinations that transport them to foreign lands.
Clean neutral nails returned to the runways of New York Spring Fashion Week, though a few designers opted for bold colors and unique nail art looks.
In honor of Valentine’s Day, we asked nail artists to create candy-themed designs. From handpainted wonders to actual embedded candy wrappers, these nails are sweet treats that look good enough to eat!
Nail techs share their manicure station set-ups. It's a revealing look at form, function, and personality.
This year’s NAILS Cover Tech competition was truly international in scope. Our winner, Kelly-Marie Daly, hails from County Cork in Ireland, and our three runners-up represent Canada, the United States, and Slovenia.
The Premiere Show in Birmingham, Ala., (held September 18-19, 2010) is only a four-hour drive from nail tech Jill Wright's home in Kentucky. Here’s a look at her time at the show.
NAILS is pleased to announce the 2010 Readers’ Choice Awards, a round-up of YOUR favorite products by category, covering everything from acrylic systems to ventilation units. Now in its seventh year, NAILS Readers’ Choice Awards are selected exclusively by YOU, the readers of NAILS Magazine, from a list of nominees supplied directly by the manufacturers of the products themselves.
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