December 28, 2012
Working women who might want a toned down, work-appropriate version of the growing glitter trend can try artfully applying a few large pieces above the cuticle instead of covering the entire nail bed.
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November 21, 2012
Up your business by coordinating nails with your clients’ other accessories.
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November 6, 2012
There's a new plush finish for nails this season from Ciate rivaling the standard glossy look, reports Shape magazine.
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November 5, 2012
Lucky Magazine revealed a new fall-time hue turning heads on runways around the world: oxblood.
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November 2, 2012
Redbook Mag, in its November 2012 issue, featured two new eco-friendly polish brands: Scotch Naturals and Sula.
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October 25, 2012
InStyle magazine asked readers hard-hitting questions about their mani/pedi service.
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October 24, 2012
The consumer retail pie is growing, and nail techs are claiming their slice. Fed by bloggers, celebrities, and technological improvements, the nail care industry offers opportunities beyond the salon to nail tech branded product lines and consulting work.
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September 19, 2012
Nail art is having a moment, said Allure's 2012 Special Issue. Try pairing Shatter, Magnetic, and Press-On manicures with short nails and subdued clothes.
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September 16, 2012
Woven fabric featuring a short dense pile that lends it a distinctive textured feel.
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September 12, 2012
Marie Claire @WORK featured a list of the hottest shades for fall from pale pink to navy blue. According to the issue, all of the mentioned shades are safe for a work and a night on the town.
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August 22, 2012
Amidst the current surge of nail art comes a new trend in temporary body art; for lack of a better term, we’ve dubbed it lip art.
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July 12, 2012
Essie paired six popping shades with matching flip-flops by Tkees, according to InStyle magazine.
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July 10, 2012
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From love potions and the magical hour of sunset to witches and warlocks, fantasy and illusion are inspiring designers this fall.
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June 21, 2012
Redbook Magazine provides tips from the pros this month on how to fix any aggravating yet inevitable chips and stains to your client's manicure.
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June 19, 2012
We've heard of nail art, but what about "lip art"? Lip appliques in animal print, glitter, and other designs popped up at all the big beauty shows in 2012. It could be a great retail product for your nail salon, or even a service make-up artists at full-service salons could add to their menus. Here's a how-to from Violent Lips, one of the makers of designed lip appliques.
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