June 16, 2011
Holly Schippers (FingerNailFixer) shows you several nail art designs combining the "rockstar" look with carving (or engraving) techniques.
June 15, 2011
Definition: Overlapping with other recent trends like biker chic and military couture, elements from rebellious punk culture — like paper clip embellishments and leather — are, ironically, fashionable.
Look closely at these peacocks and you’ll notice something amazing: They are made of polished nail tips and metallic hair barrettes.
May 22, 2011
Runway-inspired manicures, crackle-effect polishes, and celebrity stiletto nails reign supreme in this month’s InStyle.
May 19, 2011
Try this eye-catching gel design from Surrey, Canada-based Olga Palylyk of Ornate Nailz by Olga. Palylyk specializes in gel nail art designs.
Nail technician Oksanna Cobb had a chance to go to Guam recently, where she was inspired to create these brightly colored nails.
May 17, 2011
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On Monday, March 14, CND unveiled the first Shellac & Fashion Fusion Show, a runway show that featured the hottest nail styles and fashions straight from New York Fashion Week.
May 13, 2011
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At the International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE 2011) in Long Beach, NAILS asked attendees: What nails did you wear at the show? Here's a gallery of their responses.
April 28, 2011
Orla O'Brien from "A Touch of Sparkle" in Ireland created this helpful step-by-step to create a nail art design with Konad Stamping kit.
April 27, 2011
“I don’t charge for nail art,” says Sharon Frenz, owner of The Nail Boutique in Tomah, Wis. “Of all the services we can offer, it’s the least expensive for us. Nail art paint and polish is inexpensive and application only involves a little bit of our time.”
April 21, 2011
Definition: Not that it ever went very far away, but the romance, pretty pastels (think antique roses), and feminine accents (like scalloping and ruffles) of Paris are back at the forefront of fashion.
April 20, 2011
Three easy steps to getting prowl-worthy summer nails: The Leopard Manicure from China Glaze, featuring China Glaze Summer 2011 Island Escape polish colors.
April 19, 2011
Olivia Gordon of Lancaster, Calif., has a popular following for her unique “Picture Book” nails.
One of the best holidays to entice clients in the door, Mother’s Day offers special opportunities for not only pampered mothers but maybe even doting sons and daughters as well.
April 12, 2011
Have you got a master’s touch with a brush? You can prove it by entering NAILS’ fifth-annual Mini-Masterpiece Contest.
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Believe, Achieve, Empower: Bellacures & OPI Honor Tippi Hedren11 photos
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