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For the second year in a row, the extraordinary talent of nail tech Dawn Minton won over the judges of NAILS’ annual Mini-Masterpiece Contest.
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Break free of the usual pink-and-white constraints with this creative gallery of alternative French nail art styles. Get inspired with bold colors, unique filing, and clever smile lines.
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we can all make a difference with these special products from professional salon manufacturers. Click into our gallery to see how you can help raise awareness and raise funds.
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There's a sparkle and shine to the fall's latest nail polish colors. When we saw them all, we had a "gem" of an idea: to shoot the polishes as if they were creating the gemstones themselves.
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With as many manicure table options out there as colors of polish, it's got to be difficult to figure out what you are looking for. We've rounded up a variety of tables to help you discern which type best suits your needs.
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Do you have a chair or lamp in the salon that you just adore? Most nail techs do, so we asked our readers to tell us why they loved a certain furnishing.
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We hope you enjoy this walk down memory lane. Please email your stories, memories, historical photos, and archives to us so we can consider them for this ongoing history "exhibit." Submit stories to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The winter holidays are the perfect time to offer your clients customized nail art designs. NAILS tasked six nail artists with creating wearable, abstract designs that feature the colors of Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year’s Eve.
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Gels continued their recent boom at Cosmoprof North America. There were more soak-off gels, more colored gels, and at least 10 companies showcasing the hottest trend right now — brush-on gel polish lines.
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The Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event again proved itself as a vibrant beauty show, with more than 46,000 attendees present during the two-day show (which took place June 6 to 7). The show featured 350-plus classes, nail competitions, and NailTech Network Orlando (which was co-hosted by Beautytech.com and NAILS). Next year’s show will be June 4-6.
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IBS (International Beauty Show) Las Vegas had a healthy attendance this year, with well-presented booths showcasing a lot of new and interesting nail products.
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