August 15, 2012
This demo combines ASP Aspire and CINA Nail Creations to create a manicure using acrylic liquid, powder, colored pigment, acrylic mixing kit, and Precious Petals and Palace Posh nail art decals.
Sindy Mark, creative director and star educator for Beautiful Nails by Kupa, shows a demo on how to create a vintage rose Artfinity 3-D nail design.
August 14, 2012
Designer Nail Products shows step-by-step instructions on how to do leopard fimo acrylic nail art.
Designer Nail Products shows step-by-step instructions on how to create a blue fimo acrylic nail art design.
August 10, 2012
This design, “Groovy,” shows how CND's just-launched "Additives" can be used with Brisa Gloss and Brisa Paint.
August 1, 2012
Once you start working with clients regularly, you may run into minor mishaps that will challenge you. To help you out when they do, keep this chart handy for pointers on fixing some of the most common problems.
July 18, 2012
Holly Schippers and Vicki Peters give three techniques for applying forms. Schippers shows how to modify a form for a better fit, and Peters demonstrates how to apply a form for both a classic sculpt and a stiletto.
July 15, 2012
CND educator ambassador Marilyn Olemma Garcia of Caguas, Puerto Rico shows how with pre-made — and wild-styled — acrylic sculpts and pieces of fabric, she can create fun, funky, and artistic nails.
July 13, 2012
This video is a step by step tutorial by Designer Nail Products demonstrating the process for color inlay acrylic nail art using gels.
June 29, 2012
Through her Nail University, Shari Finger offers continuing education for nail techs. “Our non-product-specific approach allows the student to receive help with the products she is using every day — or a generic product will be supplied at no extra charge,” she says.
June 28, 2012
Editor Hannah Lee finds that the perfect nail is impossible as well as subjective, but every nail tech should still strive for the best.
June 27, 2012
Vicki Peters shows how to overlay a tip with clear and pink acrylic.
June 27, 2012
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Brandy Williams uses glitter acrylic to create Fourth of July nail art.
June 21, 2012
While learning and developing is incredibly important for nail techs, it is hard to get a quality education.
June 14, 2012
With the sudden rise of brush-on gel-polish bringing many new customers into salons, it seems nail techs are seeing fewer tried-and-true acrylic customers. With new products on the market, traditional acrylic users now have more options to choose from, but there is still a seat at the manicure table for them.
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