March 14, 2012
Enter the house of manicures with 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. The filmmaker plans to research and share the recent demand for nail designs and also focus on the extraordinary creativity of each nail artist she interviews. For more information, visit the film's Kickstarter page.
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March 13, 2012
A nail artist can exist in the most unlikely of places, and though NAILS keeps its attention focused on licensed nail professionals, this unlikely non-licensed nail artist has become a fan-favorite for his polish company employer.
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March 13, 2012
NailGrafx by Sha-Nail Japan is a new product of delicate, photo-quality prints that fit and conform to nail surfaces with no wrinkles to make interesting and easy nail art designs.
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March 5, 2012
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Nail artists created fantasy works of art using a combination of professional nail products in the Multimedia Nail Art competition at the 6th Global Nail Cup held in Seoul, Korea.
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February 22, 2012
According to Glamour magazine's February 2012 issue, men prefer simple French manicures, while women are more likely to appreciate fingertips with interesting designs and nail art.
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February 10, 2012
Nail Labo educator Max Estrada demonstrates deco nail art, a "kawaii" Japanese style using Nail Labo's Nail de Dance sculpting powders and Hello Kitty embellishments.
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February 6, 2012
Gorgeous nails, good composition, and a photogenic reptile — those are what earned Rolla, Mo.-based nail tech Sarah Petersen a coveted spot on this issue’s cover.
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January 26, 2012
According to the January 2012 issue of Self Magazine, a surprising 82 percent of Self.com readers would wear a trendy snakeskin mani. Here are a few tips on how to achieve the look.
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January 24, 2012
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We saw tons of custom nail designs – created to specifically complement the presented garments. There were some fierce brights, inspired by the ’60s.
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January 12, 2012
FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers uses Shellac to create her own nail art decals. You can use any brand of gel polish with this technique.
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January 11, 2012
Lucky magazine, in its January 2012 issue, suggested turning a client's favorite outfit into a manicure. Elizabeth Monson, a Lucky blogger, was inspired by Prabal Gurung's pop-art floral blouse.
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January 9, 2012
To make these easy designs even easier for you, these nail artists have generously provided step-by-step video tutorials. Watch the videos at www.nailsmag.com/nailstv. (And that goes for the difficult designs too!)
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January 2, 2012
To kick off the New Year, Cosmopolitan featured Galaxy Tips — a manicure created by nail pro Lisa Logan — in its January 2012 issue.
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December 27, 2011
If you’re looking for more detail and control with your nail art, check out It’s So Easy’s Stripe Rite polishes.
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December 20, 2011
Named for its semblance to the feathers of a peacock, the Peacock Technique is a gel technique that enables artists to create a variety of different effects and expand their nail art creativity with minimal effort.
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