July 29, 2014
“I learned how to do aquarium nails via YouTube tutorials,” says Lisa Bennett, a Bakersfield, Calif.-based nail school grad who is preparing to take her exam.
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July 23, 2014
Tammy Taylor creative director, Gisela Marti, creates the Jelly Pop technique, encapsulating gel-polish designs over acrylic and creating a really fun Seahorse in the Ocean Design.
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July 18, 2014
Tammy Taylor demonstrates the "Take Me to the Big City" nail design using a marbling technique, or what she calls an "organized chaos technique."
"What I like about this technique is every nail turns out unique so no two nails are alike. A great way to incorporate this design into your nails is, use only one of the colors as the main color on eight nails, either for the whole nail or just the free-edge and then create two accent nails using this main color and then adding two to five more colors for marbling," Taylor says.
Keywords: acrylics marbleizing techniques Tammy Taylor Nails
July 11, 2014
Tammy Taylor shows how to do fill-ins and repairs with color acrylic using Cashmere, a light Prizma Acrylic. "The only difference when doing fill-ins on Dazzle Rock's Prizma Acrylic, Dark Color Acrylic or Bright Color Acrylic is you will add one ball of clear acrylic over the top to seal these types of colors," she says.
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July 10, 2014
Practice Makes Perfect: the hand has jointed fingers, flesh-like finger tips and comes with replacement exercise nails and an instructional DVD.
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July 9, 2014
NSI nail techs teamed up to create this feminine floral stiletto design using the new nail art kit.
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July 3, 2014
Tammy Taylor shares acrylic techniques using the Wanderlust collection, inspired by the desire to travel.
Wanderlust colors: Three Dazzle Rock Prizmas, Bright Lights Big City, Wild-Wild West, Hearts Desire and Two Color Prizmas
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June 27, 2014
Tammy Taylor demonstrates how to repair a broken Pink-and-White acrylic nail.
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June 26, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Elaine Watson, vice president of marketing and sales for Star Nail International, shows one way to secure nail charms on polished nails.
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June 19, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Light Elegance educator Loni Preato shows how to create a quick 15-minute gel fill, perfect for the lunchtime client.
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June 12, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Light Elegance educator Loni Preato shows how to embed holographic embellishments during an acrylic service.
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June 10, 2014
They are powders with fine polymers created for high pigmentation and rich color.
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June 10, 2014
Available in clear, white and pink, glitter and concealer, the Gelcrylic system can be used over natural nails or nail tips.
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June 10, 2014
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Your favorite brands have been busy developing even more products to keep the acrylic faithful coming back for more.
June 9, 2014
The additives produce sparkle, true pigments, or dramatic colors with a hint of shimmer.
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