First there were a dozen finalists, now there’s one winner. Nail tech Ruth Deruddere of Belgium captured the most votes in this year’s Cover Tech Contest with her oh-so-lovely nail design that employs a water-marbling technique.
Let the [Nail] Games Begin.
The International Beauty Expo took place October 23 and 24 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Southern California.
At a memorial service held on what would have been Tom Holcomb's 45th birthday, nail technicians and industry colleagues gathered to celebrate the life of a most unique individual.
NAILS announces 2011 Readers' Choice Award winners and finalists.
Festive red is a terrific holiday color for your clients’ nails. We challenged nail artists with creating monochromatic nails, using only shades of red, to inspire you. We love the depth of shades and the creative textures (rhinestones! feathers!) that give these designs a dynamic quality that rivals more typical multicolored designs.
Nail Art Thinks Different. This one is for the dried flowers, the rhinestones, the pieces of mylar who dare to stand out and be noticed, who push nail art forward to the next generation...
Nail techs (and others in the beauty industry) are a creative bunch. We've rounded up some nail-themed tattoos for techs who show their love for their career on their skin.
Deck your salons with the latest and greatest holiday-themed products, and celebrate the holiday season in style.
Industry icon Tom Holcomb passed away on Friday, October 28, 2011. We've gathered photos from over the years to help remember this amazing man.
It’s rough out there these days, and we’re not even talking the economy. It’s those craggy and cracked patches of dead skin that pop up from toes to heel and can become debilitating to a client’s sole if left untreated. Here’s a sampling of callus products to help keep feet soft and smooth this winter.
A good, sturdy pair of cuticle nippers is a standard piece of equipment for every nail tech. They are a necessary tool to help keep the cuticle and nail plate clean and well maintained. Here’s a sampling of what is currently on the market.
Inspired by this ghoulish time of year, five talented nail artists show off their fun designs and devilish skills as a “treat” for you.
As the bright shine of summer fades into the earthy tones of fall, perk up your customers with these new color gel collections from your favorite manufacturers.
Every October businesses join in solidarity to fight breast cancer. By purchasing these passionately pink items, you too are joining in this solidarity as each company donates to organizations that work every day to end breast cancer and the struggles it can bring to women and families around the world.
Acrylics refers to any of a group of clear, synthetic resins used to make plastics, paints, etc. Nail enhancements (or artificial nails) made by...
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