February 1, 2008
For NAILS’ 25th anniversary issue — our silver anniversary — veteran technician Tom Bachik created these impressive high-gloss, chrome nails for our cover shoot.
January 24, 2008
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Nails by Tina Sauber-Spencer, Bahama Mama’s Salon, Horton, Mich.
January 1, 2008
LCN Camouflage Gels allow technicians to subtly shade the nail bed and camouflage flaws.
Reduce your time doing colored acrylic fills by using this "Reverse Application" method.
Keep freshly pedicured feet warm and clean with special pedicure socks.
Take your pink and whites from tame to wild by adding black tiger stripes.
From Skin Deep The Body Spa in Huntington Beach, Calif. comes a rejuvinating pedicure tailor-made for those cold winter months.
December 1, 2007
Young Nails educator Melissa Garcia of Studio 115 in Tulare, Calif., made these Rock Star Toes for NAILS’ December 2007 cover. Once you get the hang of it, a set takes only 15-20 minutes to complete.
Warm and aromatic, the Hot Buttered Rum Pedicure is an ideal warming winter service offered at Jill Wright Spa for Nails in Bowling Green, Ky.
Axxium acts as an invisible layer of protection for nails, giving them exceptional strength and an incredible shine.
November 1, 2007
From the Beauty Bar in Toledo, Ohio, comes a fresh idea inspired by the champagne-peach cocktail of the same name. The Bellini Pedicure is a hydrating and exfoliating treatment designed for dry skin.
So what’s the deal with the stiletto nail? “I really love doing this nail because it’s such a sexy shape,” says Young Nails' Greg Salo. “It helps elongate the fingers.”
Charisma Nail Innovations offers 48 custom-blended color acrylic powders in four unique collections. Traditional, Glitter, Pearl Essence, and Pastel Color Powder Collections are specifically designed to create stunning, 3-D nail designs.
October 11, 2007
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Nails by Mary Seitzinger, Nail Sensation in Columbus, Ohio
Flocking Flurries16 photos
Gels Are Here to Stay: 19 Potted Gels That Never Go Out of Style19 photos
The practice of combining either different nail polishes, paints, or acrylic powders to create a unique color or look for a client.
Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
Do Nail Techs Really Need Resumes?
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