From the same associations that bring us the International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE) in Long Beach every January came the first-ever ISSE Midwest, held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., from March 26 to 28, 2011.
On Monday, March 14, CND unveiled the first Shellac & Fashion Fusion Show, a runway show that featured the hottest nail styles and fashions straight from New York Fashion Week.
Here are some snapshots from America's Beauty Show 2011.
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.
Containing pores or openings that will cause lower strength; polymers used in the nail industry are all classified as non-porous.
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Should I have a TV in my salon?
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