Throughout the last two decades, NAILS has chronicled the best of nail styles, from thick and square to thin and oval. Here, a look back at the highlights — the fabulous, the frivolous, and the truly influential.
Looking at these nails — all created by Russian nail professionals — it seems anything is possible with liquid, powder, and a little imagination. Peter the Great would be proud.
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Peggy Jakob-Kissner of Nagelatelier Exquisit in Ostheim, Germany, has memorialized the notable sights of Ostheim to share with clients and to show off to NAILS readers.
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Spectacular. Amazing. Impressive. You can take your pick of adjectives, since all of them describe the quality and range of entries to NAILS' annual Nail Mural Contest. These diminutive works of art continue to enchant us all.
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Electric file bits come in tons of different shapes and sizes to fill every filing need. We’ve collected a variety of basic bits — and some of the more obscure — to help you find the perfect bit for every job.
Colored gels are poised to make a splash in nail art. Here are some designs to give you some ideas of gel's versatility.
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In the year 2000, the editors of NAILS decided it would be fun to have a nail technician reader create the cover for one issue and so we started the Cover Tech Contest. Browse through the best of the contests through the years.
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To help you find your ideal file, we've rounded up a variety of machines and highlighted specifications of interest -- from ergonomic handpieces to volt-change capabilities to battery operation.