April 21, 2011
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.
Keywords: nail art trend watch trends
April 21, 2011
We love nail beds in all shapes and sizes, but, well, your client is her own worst enemy and may be mortified that her nail beds are “too wide.” Luckily, the nail style experts at CND have an easy fix.
Keywords: CND fashion Fashion Week learning new techniques polish techniques
April 19, 2011
Akzéntz's educator Gina Silvestro created this soft gel French look for our May cover. Find out how you can do these nails.
Keywords: Akzentz Behind the Scenes French manicures Gels
April 13, 2011
Holly Schippers (or FingerNailFixer as she's also known) shows you how to do a Rockstar French look on the fingernails and a new technique for Rockstar fade toenails using CND's Shellac.
Keywords: CND FingerNailFixer Gels glitter gels Holly Schippers
April 5, 2011
InStyle recommends getting in on the latest statement nail trend: kooky nail-color combos.
Keywords: nail art nail trends trends
April 4, 2011
Allure showcases some great nail art samples from Valley in New York City. From flowers to lady bugs and lattice-inspired motifs, the pretty display is the perfect way to show off the salon staff’s impressive nail art skills.
Keywords: 3-D nail art handpainted nail art nail art pre-designed nail tips
March 30, 2011
Allure narrows down its picks for the top five shades to sport this spring.
March 26, 2011
A Los Angeles-based collective known as Kleur is bringing nail art to the masses via custom nail art events in retail stores, art galleries, and other venues throughout Southern California and beyond.
Keywords: alternative careers fashion nail art
March 23, 2011
Holly Schippers went to America's Beauty Show in Chicago and snapped this video of the CND Fashion Fusion runway show. Listen to Jan Arnold talk about the new nail trends and
for your clients.
Keywords: CND fashion FingerNailFixer Jan Arnold nail art
March 22, 2011
Self serves up three fresh takes on the French manicure that are simple to achieve and fun to wear.
Keywords: CND French manicures manicures nail trends OPI products
March 19, 2011
Elle’s Beauty department highlighted its “Best in Show” picks from the large variety of trends that popped up on the runways for spring.
Keywords: Essie fashion nail trends
March 18, 2011
Marie Claire highlights a great variety of electric-hued beauty products for the spring season. Coral lips and bright blue eyeshadow are complimented by even brighter blue-polished nails. To get the electric blue look, try Essie Nail Polish in Coat Azure or OPI’s Ogre-the-Top Blue.
Keywords: Essie nail trends OPI products polish trends
March 17, 2011
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In line with 2010’s record attendance, approximately 40,000 beauty professionals descended on ISSE Long Beach’s sold-out show floor from January 29-31, where they were greeted with the latest products and education from some of the world’s leading and up-and-coming beauty companies and professionals.
Keywords: Backscratchers Belava Cacee China Glaze CND
March 8, 2011
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It’s OK if your client can’t pick just one color. It may even be preferable. Use these products to give her a nail look that changes with her surroundings.
Keywords: Backscratchers Bellissima CND Color Club colored gels
March 1, 2011
Three nail artists create nail art inspired by the Pantone Color Institute's predicted Spring 2011 color palette.
Keywords: floral nail art Pantone seasonal nail art trend watch