May 1, 2010
CND Shellac is an innovative hybrid nail color that’s been in development for the last five years. Featuring new UV3 Technology, the gel-polish hybrid applies like polish, wears for 14 days, and can be removed in 10 minutes.
April 1, 2010
Nails by Cassie Fero, Eugene, Ore.
Nails by Brenda Skermont, AbFab Salon and Spa, Rockford, Ill.
Gina Silvestro is constantly thinking outside of the standard nail “bubble” and strives to stay on the cusp of trends, while sharing and instilling innovative thinking and techniques with her peers. For this month’s cover we asked her to create something fun and bubbly.
March 1, 2010
March 1, 2010
When it comes to that happiest part of the nail we all know and love, there’s no one right way to make it perfect. Smile lines can adapt to the nail to complement the shape and design of the nail. Akzentz educator Gina Silvestro of Gel Essentials in Cranston, R.I., shows her ideal smile lines for several different nail shapes.
February 1, 2010
The Contessas are an annual beauty award program that shows off the best Canada’s salon professionals have to offer.
January 20, 2010
Nails by Liz Hyerstay, Eugene, Ore.
January 7, 2010
Shape magazine lists its beauty tips, including some advice about nail care.
January 1, 2010
Nails by Svetlana Zahra, Paola, Malta
NSI’s Balance Glitter Color Gels offer exceptional strength and adhesion. The Rock Star Collection of Glitter Gels has a high concentration of glitter while still being easy to apply, and the gels cure in two minutes flat with the NSI Ultra Pro Full Hand Lamp.
December 9, 2009
Whether shimmery, glittery, or gemmed, glitter nails can add some sparkle.
December 1, 2009
Nails by Laurie Ivins, Profiles Hair Design, Sandpoint, Idaho
At Long Last: An Intro to Longer-Lasting Polish7 photos
Nail Products in Pantone’s Color of the Year34 photos
The word hematoma means “pocket of blood.” The term subungual means “under the nail.
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