A Study in Contrast: Once again, NAILS’ readers have spoken, and this year you selected Moscow-based nail tech Anastasia Luksha’s bold but simple design for our cover. Our congratulations and thanks go out to Luksha and the other 11 finalists. After viewing their incredibly imaginative and varied designs, we’re glad that selecting the winner was your job, not ours.
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NAILS associate editor, Sigourney Nuñez, graduated from Advance Beauty College in Garden Grove, Calif., surrounded by her NAILS colleagues.
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In anticipation for the premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, here are Star Wars nail designs that'll harness the powers of both sides of the Force.
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A little black dress is the go-to staple of the fashion world. Every woman owns one — or five — of these garments to style up or down. What better time of the year to break out these basics than for holiday parties? The nail designs featured here are meant to transform any LBD into a full-on festive look.
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Prints, lines, and dots reminiscent of patterns from other cultures make up tribal-inspired nail art. Designed with intricacy and executed with precision, these earthy looks are perfect for fall.
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San Francisco-based nail artist Sonia “G” Molina honored Eryka Badu, the inspiration behind many of her creative works, in her winning nail portrait. Take a look at Badu and the other famous faces commemorated by this year’s contest participants.
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LED (light-emitting diode) technology is one of the hottest trends in nails right now. In a mad dash to keep up, manufacturers are coming up with new LED lamps designed to cure gels faster and smarter than older-gen UV models. NAILS illuminates the basics of an LED lamp’s anatomy and offers a buyer’s guide to the latest generation of these amped-up lamps.
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