June 29, 2011
A nail art design, especially 3-D art, can be a great way to showcase just how talented you are as a tech.
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June 18, 2011
| Step By Step Demo
Jade Sewell shares an argyle nail art design done in pink.
May 19, 2011
Nail technician Oksanna Cobb had a chance to go to Guam recently, where she was inspired to create these brightly colored nails.
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April 19, 2011
Olivia Gordon of Lancaster, Calif., has a popular following for her unique “Picture Book” nails.
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March 29, 2011
Young Nails Imagination Art Powders come in 11 different collections of colored acrylic powders to make nail art fun, easy, and quick to complete.
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March 25, 2011
Viv Simmons (from Australia) and Catherine Wong (from Singapore) created this month's extreme spring look using a combination of colored acrylics and gels. See how they did it.
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February 3, 2011
To make these flowers, Odyssey Nail educator Tammi Merrit used the Arabella Fantasy Forms to pre-design the flowers, which were then peeled off and placed onto these acrylic nails.
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December 1, 2010
Hailing from Indianapolis, the self-proclaimed “King of Nails” Jordan Do has been a consistent nail art dazzler since he first started doing nails 12 years ago
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November 22, 2010
| Photo Gallery
It was the undeniable artistry and sheer beauty of Jennifer Wirth’s carousel-themed mural that earned it the top spot in this year’s NAILS’ Nail Mural Contest.
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November 1, 2010
Elaine Watson, global education director for Star Nail International, sculpted this month’s autumn leaves for the cover. Because the nails were leaf-shaped at the free edge, she didn’t have to do any file-finish work, so the application was actually remarkably quick.
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October 1, 2010
Intricate floral stiletto nails won the NSI Free-hand Nail Art Competition, an online photo competition that invited nail techs from around the globe to use NSI acrylic or gel to create nail art designs. The entries were judged by Vicki Peters, Denise Wright, and Debbie Doerrlamm, who looked for difficulty of design, use of color, originality, overall enhancement design, and first impression (or the “wow” factor).
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October 1, 2010
Elena Maltseva is a nail artist from St. Petersburg, Russia, who educates all over the world. She is an expert in gels, acrylics, and hand-painting, and is especially good at combining all three together to make spectacular nail designs. Maltseva has chosen an acrylic design here that is simple, yet very expensive-looking and rather easy-to-complete.
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September 21, 2010
ASP Aspire Colored Pigment and Acrylic Mixing Kit is a great way to suit all of your clients’ tastes with a customized mix of color choices.
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September 1, 2010
Nails by Jade Sewell of Just Nails, Great Falls, Mont.
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September 1, 2010
Andrea Stacey, a nail tech at Cassims Hair Design in Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia, literally followed her dreams. About seven years ago, Stacey dreamt about marbleizing colored acrylic on nails. "When I woke up, it was just so clear," Stacey says. "How I do it today is exactly how I did it in my dream."
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