We tallied your votes and nail tech Miki Nakano of Nail Salon Ciel in Tokyo took top honors this year with her oh-so-pretty puzzle image. Congratulations to Miki, and to runners-up Janina Lumous, Lenzi Brock, and Melanie McCulley. A giant thank you goes out to everyone who entered.
Nail art from ISSE Long Beach 2014.
Check out these photos of our guests at the NAILS Next Top Nail Artist finale party, held on Jan. 26, Sunday night at Café Sevilla in Long Beach, Calif.
The West Coast's largest shopping and education event for beauty professionals took place on January 25-27 at the Long Beach Convention Center.
Nail bars are great for letting clients get side-by-side manicures and they’re perfect for quick services as well. A new trend we’re seeing in nail bars is offering multi-levels to accommodate the disabled and smaller clients who might not be comfortable sitting on a raised stool.
Sister publication, VietSALON Magazine, hosted a nail art mural contest to bring in the Lunar New Year in the 2014 Year of the Horse.
These nail artists prove that a great love story can be translated onto five fingernail tips.
See the nails that walked the red carpet throughout the 2014 awards season.
Pantone has spoken, and Radiant Orchid is officially the color to watch for in 2014.
An Outpouring of Fall Polish: Looking to add more color to your clients’ lives? Bursts, blobs, and streaks leave behind all the inspiration you need to turn a blank canvas into a work of art. Adjust your palette for fall by incorporating metallics, jewel tones, and lots of blues.
It’s the time of year for dressing up for holiday parties and clinking champagne glasses on New Year’s Eve.
It’s said that hands show our age before anything else.
NAILS Readers’ Choice Awards turns 10! We’ve tallied the votes and are happy to announce the winners of the 2013 NAILS Readers’ Choice Awards.
Keep your clients out of the crowded stores and in your salon this holiday season by selling gift wrap and boxes topped with ribbon and bows.
Nails remained near naked while the clothing combos popped at New York Fashion Week Spring 2014. Subtle embellishments such as matte and light dustings of glitter made an appearance, and there are still a few fashion houses that enjoy showcasing nail art.
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