June 23, 2013
Independent nail wraps brand Scratch needed $6,000 to do a run of three of its latest styles. Founder Chelsea Kent, a web designer with a love of the arts, put the project on crowdfunding site Kickstarter.com. She received a whopping $36,865 in donations.
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June 20, 2013
Nail art ideas can come from real-life (and fantasy) places.
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June 14, 2013
Backscratchers’ Septifile Stainless Steel Files and Cuticle Nippers are made of surgical-grade metal that is durable and ergonomically designed for precision handling.
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June 13, 2013
GiGi just released its No Sting Wax, which is infused with kava kava (a natural numbing agent) to help relieve pain and discomfort.
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June 13, 2013
CND's Roxanne Valinoti suggests using Brisa Lite Smoothing Gel as a stand-alone correction service for clients whose nails are slightly less than perfect.
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May 24, 2013
These temporary, waterproof designs are a quick and unique add-on after a manicure, pedicure, or other salon service.
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May 15, 2013
After getting a ton of requests from other nail artists asking where she gets her supplies, nail tech Tashina “Poochie” Green decided to open an online nail art supply shop.
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May 9, 2013
Learn how to apply high-quality decals Lisa Katchur of Lakeside, Mont. designed specifically for her nail art techniques.
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May 8, 2013
Here are some tips to help keep your brushes in the best possible condition.
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May 6, 2013
Bling your tips and toes with 450 pieces of round, marquis, square, half-moon, triangle, baguette and tear-drop shaped acrylic rhinestones in the It’s So Easy Rhinestone Collections.
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May 2, 2013
Nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar explains the ins and outs of underarm soy hair removal treatments.
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May 1, 2013
Is this the future of nail art? This machine lets you put any digital image on your nail at photo quality -- in less than 10 seconds! The machines are available for lease and purchase. Learn more at Tat'z Nail'z website.
April 23, 2013
Denise Heavner creates these embellished nails dubbed "Native Treasures." For more of Heavner's videos, visit her YouTube channel.
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April 22, 2013
The creative juices of nail techs are truly flowing this year, as we’ve seen lots of great inventions come from beauty professionals who are working in the salon every day. Here are a few that might be worth picking up for your salon.
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