Style > 22 Photos
If you want to overdose on brilliant photos of nails, take a look at this selection of images submitted to our recent Cover Tech Contest. Winning cover tech Amanda Lenher took top honors with her knock-out comic book-inspired nails. Our heartiest congratulations go to Lenher and all the other finalists. And a giant thank you goes out to everyone who entered this year’s competition.
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One of the reasons clients love gel-polish is because it provides a longer-lasting manicure (or pedicure) when compared to lacquer. With most gel-polishes promising to last two weeks or more, there was a 20% uptick in 2013 (according to NAILS Big Book 2013-2014) in gel-polish services to meet growing client demand. While lacquer hasn’t disappeared from everyone’s radar, a new breed of it might give gel-polish a run for its money.
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Style > 19 Photos
Check out some of the great nail art created by Adore Dolls Parlour, located in Varsity Lakes on the Gold Coast of Australia.
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We asked nail techs to show us where they create. Here’s a look at the studios, desks, and workspaces where masterpieces are made.
Style > 13 Photos
Celebrated on November 1, Day of the Dead is an ancient ritual when the living commune with the dead, and it usually includes traditional offerings of sugar skulls, marigolds, and the deceased’s favorite foods or possessions. Help your clients celebrate the day with detailed sugar skull nail art.
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Technique > 19 Photos
Monochromatic nail art features designs containing variations of a single color to create optical effects. Take cues from these nail artists and discover inspiration behind multi-toned manicures.
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The technique-focused four-day workshop, hosted by Ann Chang and Yire Castillo, aimed to fill the gaps in education to leave nail students and professionals more confident in their salon skills and services.
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When it comes to nail art, these kids aren’t playing around.
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