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NAILS Magazine asked salon owners: How do you make your waiting area comfortable? Here is a selection of their responses.
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With bonus nail art not printed in NAILS Magazine, this gallery showcases stylish, salon-friendly Valentine’s Day designs.
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Salons get into the December holiday spirit with a slew of themed decorations. Get inspired and learn how to add a little holiday pizzazz to your own space.
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How’s this for special birthday nail art customized for each month? Michele Baker of Van Goe’s Salon and Day Spa in Cumming, Ga., is developing a year’s worth of nail art based on each month’s birth flower and birthstone to share with NAILS readers.
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In the year 2000, the editors of NAILS decided it would be fun to have a nail technician reader create the cover for one issue and so we started the Cover Tech Contest. Every year, we get hundreds of beautiful entries, creative concepts, and astonishing photographs.
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From paintings to pieces of clothing to everyday street scenes, nail artists find myriad ways to get their creative juices flowing. We asked several nail artists to tell us what inspires them to create their miniature works of art -- and show us a few examples.
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Whether your clients celebrate Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa or celebrate nothing at all, you'll enjoy the ideas from our readers for seasonal nail art. Browse through these editor's favorites from nail art submitted by our readers over the years.
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We asked techs to make some holiday-inspired nail designs you can try for yourself this year. From Christmas to Kwanzaa, and Hanukkah to the Winter Solstice, we’ve got a design for everyone!
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From Acrylics to Wraps — and everything in between — NAILS announces the winners of our fifth annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
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Six talented nail artists present their designs to help moms and their daughters bond. Whether your clients are mother/daughter duos who love to look the same or would rather express their individuality we’ve got something for you to choose from.
While providing only minimal directions and options, the editors at NAILS commissioned five nails agents to create individual works of art on three separate missions.
Looking to offer an edgier style of nail art to your clients when butterflies and flowers just won't do the trick? Get inspired by these tattoo nail s to push the boundaries and appeal to a different type of client.
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Throughout the last two decades, NAILS has chronicled the best of nail styles, from thick and square to thin and oval. Here, a look back at the highlights — the fabulous, the frivolous, and the truly influential.
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Looking at these nails — all created by Russian nail professionals — it seems anything is possible with liquid, powder, and a little imagination. Peter the Great would be proud.
Peggy Jakob-Kissner of Nagelatelier Exquisit in Ostheim, Germany, has memorialized the notable sights of Ostheim to share with clients and to show off to NAILS readers.
Incredible product knowledge, awesome technical skills, and passion keep Kinney in great demand with nail technicians; in...
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