March 5, 2014
March 4, 2014
February 28, 2014
Manhattan Beach, Calif.-based nail artist Melanie McCulley was the editor's choice winner for our 2014 Cover Tech Contest.
February 21, 2014
Michelle Whitaker, a nail artist at Salon Legacy in Rolla, Mo., created this cute four-leaf clover design especially for NAILS Magazine in honor of March 17, St. Patrick’s Day.
This feminine, urban design called City Fashion Nails was created by Anna Amelina, a Ukrainian nail tech and the owner of the salon French Guru.
New to the nail market, Lac Sensation is a high-opacity UV gel-polish that’s easy to apply and increases the reinforcement of the natural nail tenfold, says Alessandro International.
Glitter Off is OPI’s newest natural nail base coat that peels off without polish remover.
February 18, 2014
Alfalfa introduces its newest innovation, the versaTray and iPad holder. It’s an adjustable swivel tray that rotates 360-degrees so customers can enjoy their salon experience without moving from one workstation to another.
Artistic recently launched its Rock Hard Liquid-and-Powder Kits for creating natural looks, crisp smile lines, or customizable nail art.
January 23, 2014
Learn how to create Christian Mans' winning Next Top Nail Artist look featured in an Entity ad.
January 8, 2014
This inspiration behind this manicure is the Times Square New Year's Eve Ball and its iconic art deco-style sparkling triangles.
Here's nail tech Marina Lopresto's competition- and salon-worthy design called Classic Rose.
Learn how to create a realistic gel butterfly embellishment with LCN products.
January 3, 2014
Pinky Toes Nail Salon uses: OPI Espresso Soak, Espresso Scrub, Cappuccino Mask, Cappuccino Massage; CND SolarOil; eucalyptus essential oil; base coat, OPI Espresso Your Style, top coat.
Custom Nails by Temeka uses: Soul Purpose Orange Cream Mineral Soak; Avon Naturals Body Scrubs in Strawberry, Chocolate, and Vanilla; Cuccio Vanilla Bean and Sugar Butter Blend; alcohol, base coat, polish, top coat.
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Soft/Soak-Off8 photos
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Hard/Traditional18 photos
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