Style > 5 Photos
The four classical elements — air, fire, earth, and water — have appeared over the ages in many different forms. We asked five nail artists for their own interpretations.
Technique > 18 Photos
Soaking off faster than a speeding bullet while staying stronger than a locomotive, these soak-off gels will have clients believing you’re the Wonder Woman (or Superman) of nail techs in no time at all.
Style > 57 Photos
NAILS takes you inside Premiere Orlando (2009), IBS Las Vegas (2009 and 2010), ISSE Long Beach (2010), and ABS Chicago (2010), to view the hottest nail styles at these prominent beauty trade shows.
Style > 9 Photos
Whether fashion-forward, classic, or trendy, nail techs share the nail styles they were wearing at their own nuptials.
Style > 11 Photos
Even with the multitude of polish colors out there, some techs and clients aren’t satisfied with the standard, stock options. Four techs have made sure their clients get a unique service and color by creating their own custom looks.
Style > 10 Photos
Subtle contrasts make up the diverse color palette for fall 2009, according to color authority Pantone Inc.
Style > 17 Photos
Ah, Valentine’s Day. Your clients have love on their minds, and you want to create the perfect Valentine-themed designs to go along with their romantic moods. Four talented techs show us their Valentine’s Day nail art using only the colors red, pink, white, and silver.
NAILS has collected some inspired nail art from talented techs to represent some common mother stereotypes. These tips represent the spirit of four specific kinds: the sports mom, the stay-at-home mom, the working mom, and the rock star mom.
Health > 9 Photos
Stop and smell the roses with these nine ways to get Mother Nature to be a regular at your salon.
Style > 26 Photos
Celebrate Spring with these nail art designs, inspired by colorful Easter eggs.
Style > 14 Photos
You spend the bulk of your day sitting behind it, so you may as well find one that’s functional, beautiful, and versatile. Here are 14 of the latest designs.
Style > 35 Photos
The Contessas are an annual beauty award program that shows off the best Canada’s salon professionals have to offer.
Style > 13 Photos
To celebrate 20 years of color, OPI has released “colorcopia,” a limited-time set of 12 lacquer shades from the company’s illustrious past.
Your color scheme says a lot to clients about your salon. Is it upscale? Low-key? Bohemian? Five salon owners share their true colors and the stories behind their design choice.
Style > 130 Photos
Looking to find out what colors are going to be hot this spring? Well look no further. We've got more than 100 colors for you to choose from
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