July 1, 2009
Mimic the dazzling blue hues and dark, intricate veins of the gemstone turquoise with an acrylic and gel design.
Summer calls for manicures and pedicures in “notice-me” shades, the perfect complement to the season’s bright floral prints and gladiator sandals.
Set your clients up for summer lovin’ with delicate lace patterns, created with gels and airbrush paint.
OPI and Zoya are both released matte-finish nail polishes this month, the perfect wear-if-you-dare trendsetting look.
June 29, 2009
Fall's nail colors are in and all over the runway, and Harper's Bazaar editors choose their favorites.
June 1, 2009
Marie Claire featured a page of stunning, strappy satin heels — the perfect accessory to complete a hot summer outfit. What fingernails would you create for a client wearing these fabulous shoes?
As showcased in quilts, it refers to the piecing together of different and frequently multicolored shapes to create a unique design.
May 1, 2009
Characterized by vibrant colors and eyecatching embellishments, Indian-inspired designs (à la Slumdog Millionaire actress Freida Pinto’s John Galliano dress at the Academy Awards) are the height of fashion.
April 28, 2009
Glamour Magazine matches toenail shades to popular spring sandals.
April 1, 2009
Enjoy these exaggerated bow-inspired nails.
March 1, 2009
Bird and feather-related prints and designs are flying off of retail shelves.
February 18, 2009
When What Not to Wear’s Stacy and Clinton proclaimed that shoes and bags didn’t have to match, it was like a fashion lightbulb was switched. It’s such a hard rule for some to break, though, that it’s still part of the show’s promotional material.
February 1, 2009
Enjoy these tweed-inspired nails.
As animal prints come back en vogue, the style pubs are making it their mission to help readers understand that it’s chic to wear…and best in small doses.
January 26, 2009
This photo of Rihanna’s happy/sad face nails was all over the gossip rags and beauty publications after London’s Jingle Ball last month. And the consensus was that the nails Jingle Bell rocked.
Salon Design on a Dime22 photos
Lots and Lots of Ocelot9 photos
Acrylic company founded by Tammy Taylor in the 1980s.
How do you track your sales and other records throughout the year?
Is there a business-related New Year’s resolution you find yourself making every year?
Do your clients ask about polish being “three-free”?
Reader to Reader: Are you still loyal to the product brands you learned with in nail school?
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