August 1, 2009
Greg Salo and his many devoted educators draw quite a crowd with their fun attitudes and intriguing nail styles. When I asked him where he got the inspiration for this month’s cover nails, he simply told me, “My inspiration comes from my educators.”
Trendy Nails Unlimited (TNU) offers a brand-new way to design stylish and eye-catching nails. The pre-made designs work with any acrylic or gel system for an artistic French look. Just apply the pre-made TNU designs underneath your acrylic or gel of choice to get a complicated-looking design in a fast and simple application. TNU has many designs to fit any client’s preference, and new designs come out monthly on the company’s website, www.trendynailsunlimited.com.
July 28, 2009
Nail art encasing mylar flakes,irridescent powders,glitter and findings in acrylic nail with Nailpopits USA.
July 17, 2009
The Sparkles Nail Products Starter Kit is ideal for the tech starting out with acrylics.
July 1, 2009
Creating the perfect set of acrylics could be considered an art, but the foundation behind it is found in the science. NAILS breaks down the chemistry behind liquid-and-powder in laymen's terms.
July 1, 2009
The new Style Envy line of nail products introduces its Acrylic Powders and Monomer, along with a Mini Flower Collection for nail art.
Mehaz’s Professional Triple Cut has a stainless steel straight edge blade that makes it easy to cut tips on acrylics.
June 19, 2009
OPI Clarite Odor & Track-Free Sculpt
OPI Traditional: Soft Salon Pink & White
OPI Competition Formula '09
OPI Absolute: Makeover Pink & White Sculpt
OPI Absolute: Salon Pink & White
June 5, 2009
Amanda Dodge, of Nail Me in Spanish Fork, Utah, demonstrates a handy tip for how to keep your acrylic liquid from spilling.
June 1, 2009
A nail tech for 21 years, Bonnie Rios still gets excited about the nail industry. “I am constantly intrigued at the advances that occur over 10 little digits,” she says. But what really gets her excited is the art. “The ability to make each nail into a tiny self-expression that you can change at a whim is a great outlet for my creative side. And the bonus is I get paid to do it!”
June 1, 2009
Star Nail’s Nail Evolution, consisting of a liquid monomer and bonding acrylic powder, is engineered for maximum bonding of acrylic to natural nails. Primer is not required,and Nail Evolution is guaranteed to not lift or yellow.
The Next Generation of E-Files15 photos
Flocking Flurries: 3-D Textured Nail Art Products16 photos
Tammy Taylor Nails
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