October 12, 2011 | Article
Full-coverage nail art coatings let you apply nail art without ever busting out a striper brush or a glitter shaker, even in chrome textures or with rhinestones. Get your salon on board with this trend by stocking up on these spill-proof options.
September 16, 2011 | Article
We recommend For Your Nails Only, Painted Lady Fingers, Hey, Nice Nails!, Burgers and Nails, and 365 Days of Nail Art as worthy of an Internet bookmark. Find out why.
September 12, 2011 | Article
Definition: The 90-degree angle shows up creatively in fall designs.
August 23, 2011 | Article
These salon manicures can transition from day-to-night with a simple at-home adjustment.
August 15, 2011 | Article
We recently heard from Heather Smith of Nescopeck, Pa., who created 3-D acrylic sculptured nails — very impressive, especially for a newbie!
July 22, 2011 | Article
Looking for a way to add a new twist on bling? Try Real Gold Top Coats on clients and give them an old-fashioned gold rush the likes of which have not been seen since 1849.
July 20, 2011 | Article
Colleen Ramsey of McKinney, Texas, shows how she reuses old nail tips to practice nail art.
July 7, 2011 | Article
Embellishments consisting of a bunch of threads fastened at one end.
June 30, 2011 | Article
Robin Moses from Florence, Ore. shares step-by-steps on creating her summer camp-inspired art.
June 16, 2011 | Article
Brides have a lot to stress about on their wedding day — why not alleviate some of that worry by working with her to create the perfect set of bridal nails. These seven designs can be customized to match her wedding colors, flowers, or theme, and let her get some stellar photos with her new ring.
June 15, 2011 | Article
Definition: Overlapping with other recent trends like biker chic and military couture, elements from rebellious punk culture — like paper clip embellishments and leather — are, ironically, fashionable.
June 15, 2011 | Article
Look closely at these peacocks and you’ll notice something amazing: They are made of polished nail tips and metallic hair barrettes.
June 1, 2011 | Article
Nail art is a great add-on service that brings in extra income, plus it makes your services more memorable in clients’ minds. You don’t necessarily need natural artistic talent to create eye-catching designs. Here are some easy step-by-steps to get you started.
April 27, 2011 | Article
“I don’t charge for nail art,” says Sharon Frenz, owner of The Nail Boutique in Tomah, Wis. “Of all the services we can offer, it’s the least expensive for us. Nail art paint and polish is inexpensive and application only involves a little bit of our time.”
April 21, 2011 | Article
Definition: Not that it ever went very far away, but the romance, pretty pastels (think antique roses), and feminine accents (like scalloping and ruffles) of Paris are back at the forefront of fashion.