November 22, 2011
Who says feathers are just for hair (and, well, birds, of course)? Not resourceful nail techs, who adapt the feather hair extensions craze to nail extensions. Here’s how.
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November 21, 2011
In keeping with this holiday season, skilled nail tech and team Odyssey competitor Tammi Merritt shows how she uses pieces of broken Christmas ornaments to make shimmering and sparkling nail enhancements.
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October 21, 2011
While everyone else is spending their money on this season's new nail polish shades, Lisa Logan, Beyoncé’s manicurist, is mixing last year's hues to make new ones.
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July 19, 2011
Learn how to create the crackle nails your clients are asking about with the added longevity of a gel.
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June 22, 2011
Global IBD educator Brenda Skermont explains how she combines Gelac colors to make this “déco-polish” design, which works like decoupage for the nails.
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June 16, 2011
Holly Schippers (FingerNailFixer) shows you several nail art designs combining the "rockstar" look with carving (or engraving) techniques.
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April 21, 2011
We love nail beds in all shapes and sizes, but, well, your client is her own worst enemy and may be mortified that her nail beds are “too wide.” Luckily, the nail style experts at CND have an easy fix.
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March 23, 2011
JoAnne Millar of En Vogue reveals how she creates this rhinestone-tipped curl on a gel nail.
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February 15, 2011
So, you wowed your client into a new gel polish application by telling her how much more durable they are than standard polish, and that they help prevent chipping and cracking, and then she comes back a day later with a chip. So what do you do?
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January 19, 2011
Painter and craftswoman Donna Dewberry is perhaps best known in the art world as the inventor of the One-Stroke painting technique, a method that allows painters to blend, shade, and highlight all in one stroke of a brush.
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October 18, 2010
Allure’s Insiders’ Guide for October features advice from expert manicurist Tom Bachik on how to fix a manicure.
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September 7, 2010
Celebrity manicurist Tom Bachik gives Glamour three helpful tips to keep nails looking their best.
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September 7, 2010
Self offers advice on how to get rid of wine-colored stains with tooth whitening products. Use a tooth-whitening pen, gel, or toothpaste once a day for three days to lighten the stain without damaging the nail bed the way buffers do. The key ingredient: hydrogen peroxide.
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