May 1, 2010
If your clients are afraid of this pointy shape, offer up this advice from nail techs who do their best to ensure that beauty doesn’t have to equal pain.
May 1, 2010
Sport the latest trend as team stripes, padded football shoulders, and utilitarian touches like snap closures turn athletic-inspired apparel into streetwear.
CND Shellac is an innovative hybrid nail color that’s been in development for the last five years. Featuring new UV3 Technology, the gel-polish hybrid applies like polish, wears for 14 days, and can be removed in 10 minutes.
When it comes to making edge nails, the most important part of the sculpt is to have a crisply creased form so the acrylic falls perfectly into place and gives you that nice edgy look.
April 1, 2010
Speckles and drips make fashion pop this spring.
March 15, 2010
OPI executive VP and artistic director Suzi Weiss-Fischmann talks to NAILStv's Sree Roy about fashion trends, the naming of polish colors, and her beauty blog.
March 5, 2010
Jan Arnold, CND's trend expert, tells Redbook Magazine the new nail shape to have is a rounded oval on short- to medium-length nails, which results in a more feminine look.
Elle's 'It List" for the spring include cool pastels, glitzy metallics and ombré neon. The list includes colors from Essie's The Art of Spring collection, in Pop Art Pink and Lilacism, which "give pastels a new cool."
Debroah Lippman used a hot melon shade on the nails of a Zac Posen model, while a white base coat under yellow polish brings out the fluorescence on a Rag & Bone model, as reported in Elle's March issue.
March 1, 2010
Nail artists compete in a challenge to win a trip to New York City Fall Fashion Week.
Designers bring splashes of sunshine to the runway for spring 2010.
When it comes to that happiest part of the nail we all know and love, there’s no one right way to make it perfect. Smile lines can adapt to the nail to complement the shape and design of the nail. Akzentz educator Gina Silvestro of Gel Essentials in Cranston, R.I., shows her ideal smile lines for several different nail shapes.
February 23, 2010
Sixty-seven percent say yes to neon nails, according to Glamour magazine.
Glamour encourages readers to try sparkly polish, especially with chunky glitter or gold specks built in.
February 2, 2010
CND educator Roxanne Valinoti tells Harper's Bazaar that candy-colored nails will be hot this spring.
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