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Fantasy nail art found its way on the catwalk at the Hartland Mansion in Las Vegas. The annual Hair Wars Supreme Salon Tour began its cross-country tour in January searching for top-notch salons showcasing their style and creativity in fantasy hairstyles.
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It requires a lot of talent and a little bit of nerve to take on the world’s greatest masters. These bold nail artists rolled up their sleeves, gathered their finest brushes, and attempted to re-create a famous work of art on a nail tip to compete in this year’s Mini-Masterpiece Contest.
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The Olympics provide inspiration not only for athletics but also for the nail art that many Olympians have been wearing and many nail techs have been creating for their clients.
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On the Fashion Week runways, juicy stone fruit colors from cherry red to plum purple reigned on nails.
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This is the perfect time to ramp up your toenail art business and help your clients dip their toes in the sand in style.
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Here are a few photos from the 3-D Fantasy Nail Art competition during Premiere Orlando 2012. Congratulations to Catherine Wong for winning first place in the veteran category.
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In the The Hunger Games, protagonist Katniss Everdeen’s nails were described vividly as having flame designs. Here are a few The Hunger Games-inspired designs that you’ve painted on your client’s nails.
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The winner of NAILS’ 2012 Nail Mural Contest pays homage to some of our era’s greatest musicians. Check out the detail in this hand-painted mural by Robert Nguyen and in these other impressive entries.
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Nail artists created fantasy works of art using a combination of professional nail products in the Multimedia Nail Art competition at the 6th Global Nail Cup held in Seoul, Korea.
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The marbleizing nail art technique is so simple — just swirl colors together to make them look like the technique namesake of marbles — and so flexible.
Unleash your and your clients’ feisty sides with animal print-inspired nail art. With a stroke of your brush, a leopard can change its spots or a zebra can magically become rainbow-hued.
NAILS would like to salute all the masters of their craft who submitted entries to our annual Mini-Masterpiece Contest. Special congratulations go to Vaida Indrasiute-Stefanek of Wisconsin Dells, Wis., who took on Van Gogh and triumphed.
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We saw tons of custom nail designs – created to specifically complement the presented garments. There were some fierce brights, inspired by the ’60s.
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First there were a dozen finalists, now there’s one winner. Nail tech Ruth Deruddere of Belgium captured the most votes in this year’s Cover Tech Contest with her oh-so-lovely nail design that employs a water-marbling technique.
Let the [Nail] Games Begin.
Hannah Lee has been an editor on NAILS Magazine since 1999, and executive editor since 2005. She oversees the entire editorial production of the...
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