May 31, 2013
Multi-Colored Metallics: Young Nails educator Melissa De La Cruz created the May 2013 cover of NAILS with an "almanetto" shape, a hybrid of the almond and stiletto nails.
May 30, 2013
The sponge mani is one of Cosmopolitan's Best Beauty Tricks, according to the May 2013 issue.
May 20, 2013
This unique new lacquer applies as a crème but dries with a 3-D texture effect.
May 17, 2013
Suggest clients choose colors based on the opposite side on the color prism wheel to avoid mani-pedis that are too ‘matchy-matchy.’
May 15, 2013
Combine these two classics in eye-catching and frequently geometric designs to make them a modern favorite.
May 14, 2013
The Spring 2013 Collection features bright bases with red, black, and yellow spots of sass.
May 10, 2013
Hot pink is this month's go-to color choice for your client's manicure.
April 22, 2013
The creative juices of nail techs are truly flowing this year, as we’ve seen lots of great inventions come from beauty professionals who are working in the salon every day. Here are a few that might be worth picking up for your salon.
Resembling simple strokes of a brush from a painter’s hand, this runway trend translates perfectly to the blank canvas of a solid-colored nail plate
April 18, 2013
CND has a new tagline: Nails. Fashion. Beauty.
April 15, 2013
We found this as a Kickstarter project. It's an up-and-coming brand of nail polish wraps that focus on good design, collaborting with designers, nail artists, and illustrators. If you'd like to donate to the project, visit Scratch's Kickstarter page.
April 12, 2013
Nowadays you can sell anything from cosmetics to cookware at small home gatherings — including Jamberry Nails.
April 8, 2013
Kick spring into gear with non-sheer pastels.
April 5, 2013
Instyle's April 2013 issue showed readers how to bring the glam of 1920s art deco design onto their nails.
April 3, 2013
InStyle's April issue featured three nail designs created by Jin Soon Choi using her flower-inspired spring collection of polishes.
Heroes and Villains: Comic Book Nail Art42 photos
Mini Masterpiece Nail Art Contest Winners 201415 photos
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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