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Trend Watch: Red Hot

October 13, 2017 | Article

The color of the season is bold, daring, and powerful. 

NSI Salon Jar Brings the Bling

October 13, 2017 | Article

The new NSI Salon Jar has what nail techs love — bling. 

On the Road: Polish PDX

October 13, 2017 | Article

The largest city in Oregon is fast becoming a hub for custom nail art, thanks in part to unique artists like Kristi Rathert.

On My Mind: Good Things Come to Those Who Wait

October 13, 2017 | Article

Patience is supposedly a virtue, but these days, I feel like hardly anyone exhibits this trait. A swipe or a click is all that’s expected to connect us with what we want. I too crave the satisfaction of a quick turn-around, but my most recent manicure appointment showed me that some things are just worth waiting for.

Customization Is Key at Color Camp Nail Bar

September 27, 2017 | Article

Color Camp Nail Bar in Los Angeles was opened by Lauren Caruso and Disney star G Hannelius. The Nail Bar offers a premium nail experience at an affordable price.

Trend Watch: Rock 'N Roll

September 27, 2017 | Article

These leather, black, and edgy details make nails rock. 

Under CND’s Spell: Q&A With Jan Arnold

September 27, 2017 | Article

NAILS caught up with the co-founder and style director of CND, Jan Arnold, to get an exclusive Q&A about the Nightspell collection.

Behind the Scenes: Origami Original

September 27, 2017 | Article

Helsinki-based artist Liina Leino is well-known on social media. Here's how she made the base of her crane nails for the October cover.

On the Road: The Polish Room

September 22, 2017 | Article

After only a year and a half, The Polish Room in Orlando, Fla., packs in a steady, nail art-loving clientele. The tight-knit staff even travels to the Premiere Orlando show together for education and shopping.

The Benefits of JC Penney and Instyle's Project Cinderella

September 14, 2017 | Article

Earlier this year, JC Penney and Instyle rolled out Project Cinderella, which offers amazing employment opportunities to salon professionals. We spoke to Melissa Bozant, longtime nail tech and participant in the program about the many benefits Project Cinderella provides.

NYFW S/S 2018: Deco Miami for PH5

September 7, 2017 | Article

Deco Miami provided minimalist negative space manicures at PH5's NYFW presentation September 6. Simple but bold, negative space and minimalist manicures are on-trend for the fall season. 

Nail Educators Answer Your Frequently Asked Questions

August 23, 2017 | Article

We asked top nail educators what questions they get most frequently, and they gave us the tips and tricks that will ensure your clients’ manicures are flawless. Read on to get the inside scoop on how to tackle every nail dilemma from stamping to getting chrome nails that last.   

Detailed Animal Nail Art Using Acrylic and Gel

August 21, 2017 | Article

Australia- and New Zealand-based distributer and educator Viv Simmonds used a new nail system, Simple One, and Akzentz gel to create these detailed designs using an acrylic painting technique. 

Trend Watch: Bohemian

August 21, 2017 | Article

Free and flowy fabrics translate to colorful and carefree nail patterns.

Peach Ombre Nail Art Tutorial

August 18, 2017 | Article

Veronica Caballero of Aurora, Ill., created this peach ombre with gold tape and stones that give it an extra glow. 

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