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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.
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.
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Holiday nail art can be silly or sophisticated, bold or demure. Your clients are sure to find something right for them in these designs.
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Spectacular. Amazing. Impressive. You can take your pick of adjectives, since all of them describe the quality and range of entries to NAILS' annual Nail Mural Contest. These diminutive works of art continue to enchant us all.
Technique > 13 Photos
Don’t have quite enough room in your salon for a full-fledged pedicure throne? Today’s crop of pedicure carts and footbaths offer comfort, style, and pampering for both the client and pedicurist.
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Colored gels are poised to make a splash in nail art. Here are some designs to give you some ideas of gel's versatility.
Started in 2002, the Beautytech Strut Your Stuff online nail art and enhancement contest has truly become an international event, with entrants from such far-flung locales as Tokyo, Singapore, Poland, and the Netherlands.
Style > 40 Photos
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. Browse through the best of the contests through the years.
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Health > 7 Photos
Get inspired by these 11 great takes on the Pink Ribbon.
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Ten nail artists say “thank you” to moms everywhere.
In the medical and scientific world it’s known as pseudomonas. In the salon, it’s more commonly referred to as “greenies.
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
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