July 29, 2013
If you've watched Sex and the City or the Sopranos, you know Maria Salandra's work. Her client list includes Kelly Ripa, Rachel McAdams, Julia Roberts, Julianne Moore, Christina Aguilera, and Jennifer Garner. Senior editor Beth Livesay caught up with Salandra during a phone interview to find out what nail trends are hot with Hollywood stars and how to get celebrity-style nails at home. Salandra also gave us the scoop on Nutra Nail Gel.
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July 24, 2013
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In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, CND education ambassador Shelena Robinson shows how to create a color fade with pure pigments over Shellac.
July 18, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, CND education ambassador Shelena Robinson shows how to create a turtle shell nail effect using acrylics.
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July 12, 2013
NAILS Magazine introduces the Top 12 in the new Next Top Nail Artist competition, coming September 2013. Visit http://ntna.nailsmag.com/ to cheer on your favorite.
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July 11, 2013
The Illustrated Nail's illustrator-tunred manicurist, Sophie, creates Minnie Mouse-inspired designs with OPI's Couture de Minnie polish collection.
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June 28, 2013
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The star of IBS Las Vegas was nail art. Check out the latest nail art seen on the NAILS red carpet at IBS Las Vegas.
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June 13, 2013
LCN educator Gail Eddy created this fun patriotic nail design to celebrate Independence Day featuring gels, stamps, and free-hand brushing techniques.
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June 7, 2013
Where does a top nail competitor get her ideas? In the case of New York City-based nail tech Erina Ogawa, they come from shoes, clothes, furniture, or just her imagination.
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June 3, 2013
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Check out some of the hottest nail trends from our red carpet mani cam at the Premiere Orlando beauty show.
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May 31, 2013
Multi-Colored Metallics: Young Nails educator Melissa De La Cruz created the May 2013 cover of NAILS with an "almanetto" shape, a hybrid of the almond and stiletto nails.
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May 14, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, OPI guest artist Adela Munoz shows how to create her version of color blocking with glitter acrylic and swirls.
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May 9, 2013
Learn how to apply high-quality decals Lisa Katchur of Lakeside, Mont. designed specifically for her nail art techniques.
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May 1, 2013
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Ocelot was big on the NYFW runways. Get this print on your clients' nails.
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April 19, 2013
Kathleen M.M. Ringwood-Wood of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., takes regular flocking from her local craft store and puts it right on top of wet polish.
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April 18, 2013
Help your clients celebrate Mother’s Day with themed nail art that shows how much we love them.
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