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The winner of NAILS’ 2012 Nail Mural Contest pays homage to some of our era’s greatest musicians. Check out the detail in this hand-painted mural by Robert Nguyen and in these other impressive entries.
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Nail artists created fantasy works of art using a combination of professional nail products in the Multimedia Nail Art competition at the 6th Global Nail Cup held in Seoul, Korea.
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The international judges of the 6th Global Nail Cup presented awards and tropies to the winners.
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Showcasing this season’s bright and bold color choices, we don’t think it’s safe to bet on black — or red.
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Spring colors likewise reflect differing moods, encapsulating vivid brights, soft muted tones, and fun-loving pastels.
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The marbleizing nail art technique is so simple — just swirl colors together to make them look like the technique namesake of marbles — and so flexible.
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The 2012 International Salon & Spa Expo Long Beach (ISSE Long Beach) saw an energetic crowd of over 40,000 beauty professionals (up slightly from 2011) from around the world attend the show.
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Unleash your and your clients’ feisty sides with animal print-inspired nail art. With a stroke of your brush, a leopard can change its spots or a zebra can magically become rainbow-hued.
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Turn passers-by into walk-in clients with a creative window display. Six salons share the displays that work for them.
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NAILS would like to salute all the masters of their craft who submitted entries to our annual Mini-Masterpiece Contest. Special congratulations go to Vaida Indrasiute-Stefanek of Wisconsin Dells, Wis., who took on Van Gogh and triumphed.
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We saw tons of custom nail designs – created to specifically complement the presented garments. There were some fierce brights, inspired by the ’60s.
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Decorating these must-have items, such as disinfectant jars and trays, is a great way to get a customized look while also drawing clients’ attention to your focus on salon sanitation.
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First there were a dozen finalists, now there’s one winner. Nail tech Ruth Deruddere of Belgium captured the most votes in this year’s Cover Tech Contest with her oh-so-lovely nail design that employs a water-marbling technique.
Let the [Nail] Games Begin.
The International Beauty Expo took place October 23 and 24 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Southern California.
Also called nail fold; the deep fold of skin at the base of the nail where the nail root is embedded.
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