August 14, 2012
Olympic athletes in London were seen wearing patriotic nail art throughout the games this year. A P and G Salon, which popped up in the Olympic Village, stayed busy by giving athletes from various countries manicures, pedicures, and nail art. They say that, overall, the Union Jack and the American stars and strips were the most popular nail art designs they did. Check out more Olympic nail art on our photo gallery.
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To view a gallery of this year's Olympic nail art, click here.
August 6, 2012
| Photo Gallery
The Olympics provide inspiration not only for athletics but also for the nail art that many Olympians have been wearing and many nail techs have been creating for their clients.
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July 31, 2012
Lucky magazine answered a pertinent nail art question from a curious reader in its July 2012 issue.
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July 11, 2012
The latest episode of PBS Arts weekly web series, Idea Channel, takes a look at something close to our hearts, nail art. According to host Mike Rugnetta, nail art can actually be viewed as an argument in the continuing battle between art and craft.
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July 10, 2012
Music star Adele was spotted donning a sleek new manicure consiting of silver-on-top, red-beneath nails.
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July 2, 2012
Cosmopolitan's July 2012 issue shares three easy nail ideas to jazz up your client's fingertips for summer.
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June 25, 2012
Holly Schippers, The FingerNailFixer, shows you how to paint this pretty French floral design on your clients' nails. It was inspired by something a client brought her from Pinterest.
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June 20, 2012
Miss Professional Nail's "California Gleamin" is a limited edition neon polish line for the company's Sation brand of polish. The colors make an excellent palette for nail artist Robin Moses to demonstrate this tropical design.
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June 11, 2012
View the second trailer for an in-progress documentary by Brass called "NAILSgasm", exploring how nail art has evolved from the streets to high fashion and has exploded to everywhere in between in just the past few years. NAILS Magazine's own managing editor Sree Roy is featured in this trailer. Get more information on the documentary at http://nailgasmdoc.com.
Watch the first trailer here.
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June 8, 2012
Tom Bachik, Zooey Deschanel's go-to nail guy, tells readers how to recreate the star's adorable tuxedo manicure.
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June 1, 2012
Glamour magazine's June 2012 issue features new nail art called "the splatter nail." Perfect for summer, the design evokes melting ice cream.
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May 24, 2012
Holly Schippers (FingerNailFixer) shows you how to create these sneaker nail designs using CND Shellac.
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May 15, 2012
Launching in July 2012 exclusively to salons, CND Additives are a collection of pure pigments and lustrous effects. Blend Additives into any CND sculpting powder or gel or layer over CND Shellac to create nail art designs. Watch this video for a few examples of nail art created with Additives.
Cover Look: NAILS December 2011 (using CND Additives)
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May 3, 2012
NAILS Magazine's May 2012 cover features Terri Silacci from Monterey, Calif., who creates flame nails inspired by the novel series and movie, The Hunger Games. She uses OPI GelColor and gold leafing.
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Photography by Vu Ong
Model: Adele Uddo (www.adeleuddo.com), Body Parts Models