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In honor of Valentine’s Day, we asked nail artists to create candy-themed designs. From handpainted wonders to actual embedded candy wrappers, these nails are sweet treats that look good enough to eat!
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This year’s NAILS Cover Tech competition was truly international in scope. Our winner, Kelly-Marie Daly, hails from County Cork in Ireland, and our three runners-up represent Canada, the United States, and Slovenia.
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Nails get eerily enchanting for Halloween with tons of vampy polishes and glittering appliqués. Glow-in-the-dark gels and mysterious side effects add fun details for the spooky month.
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Pinks, Frenches, and flowers ruled in the bridal nail art designs that four NAILS readers came up with. Use these designs as inspiration when your own wedding-bound clients come calling.
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Take a look at the 2010 Mini-Masterpiece winners, including the “Great Wave off Kanagawa” by winner Maki Otani.
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Sand, surf, and shells are three huge indicators of the arrival of summer. Get inspired by these beach-themed nail art designs, as you and your clients enjoy the season.
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On Sunday, June 6, 2010, BeautyTech (www.beautytech.com) and NAILS Magazine partnered for a very special networking event bringing together close to 200 nail techs to meet new friends, catch up with old friends, and win a ton of great prizes.
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With spring right on our doorstep, we wondered what nail artists would send us when given the task of creating a “flock” of bird-themed nail art. From actual feathers and birdseed, to meticulously hand-painted bird portraits, these nail designs are certain to take flight with your clients.
It was the undeniable artistry and sheer beauty of Jennifer Wirth’s carousel-themed mural that earned it the top spot in this year’s NAILS’ Nail Mural Contest.
This year an American icon turned 50. And to help celebrate Barbie’s big day, we asked nail techs to honor her in their art. Cheers to you, Barbie, you look as good as ever!
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Take a look at these fabulous mini-masterpieces, including Megan Acevedo’s beautiful depiction of Andrew Wyeth’s painting “Flour Mill.”
Let these nail art tips serve as inspiration for designs you might offer clients in the salon this October.
The four classical elements — air, fire, earth, and water — have appeared over the ages in many different forms. We asked five nail artists for their own interpretations.
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NAILS takes you inside Premiere Orlando (2009), IBS Las Vegas (2009 and 2010), ISSE Long Beach (2010), and ABS Chicago (2010), to view the hottest nail styles at these prominent beauty trade shows.
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Whether fashion-forward, classic, or trendy, nail techs share the nail styles they were wearing at their own nuptials.
Renee Borowy is the owner of , V.I.P. Salon & Spa in Riverview, Mich., which was established in 1986 as a nail and tanning salon.
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