August 1, 2008
What is this dazzling look that reminds us of Warhol and cartoons?
July 1, 2008
The effortless style for which French women are known – a juxtaposition of elegance and ease – is captured this fall in OPI's French Collection with polished combinations of tweed and silk, chunky sweaters and delicate blouses, tailored pencil skirts and lingerie-inspired looks.
Embossing is a raised pattern that can look sophisticated and elegant on nails. Use it to match a client's nails to her purse or shoes.
Originally created for “miniaturists,” Oak Tree Dolls House Miniatures has found that they’re getting just as many requests from nail techs for the company’s miniature fruit canes.
Day-Glo shades are the hot shades for summer. Allure, Cosmopolitan, and InStyle all do major features on these sunglasses-required shades. Stock up with colors from CND, OPI, Jessica, Essie, and Orly.
June 1, 2008
Fimo polymer canes, the newest in nails
Want a fresh new take on color choices for your nail clients? With colored acrylics, your only limit is your imagination.
May 1, 2008
Fabric designs that incorporate metallic tinsel-like threads, often in gold or silver.
Fashion Week took New York City by storm Feb. 1-8, showing off the upcoming Fall fashions and, of course, the latest trends in nails. Here’s a round-up of some of the best styles from the runways.
April 1, 2008
Minx Nails of Oceanside, Calif., has created a new way to apply color and design to nails. Pre-made templates are sealed onto nails using heat, and the excess is simply filed off.
Bold and brilliant are in for spring.
So-called because the free edge of the nail flares out wider than the bottom, the shape is growing in popularity throughout the West Coast
Jamie Cameron, owner of Jamie’s Nails in Herrin, Ill., was looking out for her fellow techs when she created her latest nail art technique: using predesigned art — in the form of postage stamps.
March 1, 2008
Sending a typed message via cell phone, especially when incorporating shortened jargon like “omg” (Oh My God) and “2nite” (tonight).
February 1, 2008
February 7, 2008 begins the Year of the Rat.
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