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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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In this gallery, view the self-portraits of top nail artists: how they see themselves, on the tip of a nail.
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We gave 10 innovative nails techs a hodge-podge of items and instructed them to create five nail tips using only the items in their box full of goodies. As you can see, all came away with different creations using exactly the same materials.
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Seven nail artists were asked to create a range of designs for brides-to-be using the most popular wedding themes — beach, country, fantasy, and garden.
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Our friends at Swedish nail magazine naglar i norden turned us on to two nail sensations in Europe: Iryna Giblett and Margarita Belska.
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For the second year in a row, the extraordinary talent of nail tech Dawn Minton won over the judges of NAILS’ annual Mini-Masterpiece Contest.
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Break free of the usual pink-and-white constraints with this creative gallery of alternative French nail art styles. Get inspired with bold colors, unique filing, and clever smile lines.
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The winter holidays are the perfect time to offer your clients customized nail art designs. NAILS tasked six nail artists with creating wearable, abstract designs that feature the colors of Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s Eve.
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As February 14 swiftly approaches, your clients are increasing their requests for nail art with hearts, flowers, and all things pink and red. We've got you covered with these designs that will get clients in, out, and on the way to their romantic rendezvous.
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