May 28, 2015
Art Is Passion: For this month’s bridal-themed cover, we asked Sabella Snyder to create gorgeous sculpted nails with a modern negative space art look.
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May 18, 2015
After prepping the nail and performing a Gelish manicure using two of the new Hello Pretty gel-polish colors, create this 3-D acrylic flower using ProHesion acrylic products.
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May 18, 2015
Gisela Marti uses Tammy Taylor acrylic nail products to sculpt the nail and Tammy Taylor Gelegance gel art paint to create the intricate design.
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May 11, 2015
Watch as Greg shows you how to bring the acrylic to just the right point on the natural nail. He takes you through some common mistakes and some very easy solutions!
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May 9, 2015
Suzie Moskal demonstrates how to build a Stiletto Nail with acrylic and then creates a beautiful Henna design.
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May 5, 2015
Tammy Taylor demonstrates the Tammy Taylor Valley of Flowers Prizma Powder Collection inspired by the beautiful flowers blooming in the western Himalayas of India this time of year. A percentage of proceeds from every Valley of Flowers Prizma Powder Collection will be donated to the Salvation Army Nepal Earthquake Relief. "The donations will help meet human needs in this time of crisis following the destruction caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal. Please remember to pray for the people of Nepal," says Taylor.
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April 22, 2015
Kupa Inc’s master educator Ann Chang demonstrates how to create an acrylic French extension using fun colors for summer including glitter, rhinestones, and 3-D art.
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April 15, 2015
Blanca Martinez, Mia Secret International Master Educator, shows a step-by-step tutorial.
1. Prep the nail by filing and applying Mia Secret Nailprep – Dehydrator and Xtrabond Primer for a better adhesion. Mix up Mia Secret Cover Pink and Multibalance natural pink acrylic powder, to begin extending the nail bed and give a more-natural look.
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2. Sculpt the free edge with Mia Secret White acrylic powder.
3. Shape and smooth the nail structure with Mia Secret 100/100 Speedy Zebra file.
4. Use a square nail brush, acrylic painting and one-stroke technique to create a flower.
5. Apply foil adhesive creating a beautiful decoration over the nail bed and smile lines. Cure for 45 seconds in Mia Secret Portable LED nail light.
6. Place the foil over the adhesive, press it down for some seconds and take care off quickly. Repeat it as many times as required.
7. Apply a coat of Stars of Splash – Gelux soak-off gel polish, cure for 45 seconds and remove sticky residues with Gel Cleanser. Apply Mia Secret UV Finish Gel – Ultra Shine and cure for 45 seconds. Condition and moisturize with Mia Secret Cuticle Oil.
March 24, 2015
Allie Baker-Bennett, global educator for EzFlow, creates watercolor floral nails for NAILS Magazine's Feb. 2015 cover using EzFlow colored acrylic. Click here for a step-by-step photo tutorial.
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March 6, 2015
Kupa's Yire Castillo demonstrates how to sculpt beautiful pink-and-white nails with the Divinity Acrylic System. Click here to see Part 2 showing how to apply the watercolor floral design.
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February 22, 2015
Tammy Taylor demonstrates three nail designs with the “Radiant Luxury” Dazzle Rocks Prizma glitter acrylic collection. "This collection is packed with radiance, inspired by beautiful gemstones," Taylor says. “'Alexandrite' a deep blue with sparkling shimmers of purple and teal, 'Musgravite' a deep plum with sparkling shimmers of purple, 'Smokey Quartz' silver, gold and beige with tons of bling.”
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February 20, 2015
Tammy Taylor's creative director Gisela Marti shows how to create a bed of roses 3-D acrylic design. "Once you make one 3-D rose the rest of the design is repetition. And, this design looks fabulous as one solid color and also with the double dip method of 2-3 tone coloring," says Tammy Taylor.
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February 11, 2015
“This is such a beautiful and versatile nail design Gisela has created. You can use these techniques to create a pretty Valentine design and you can do this design as your 'Let’s get ready for spring' nail design," says Tammy Taylor.
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December 29, 2014
Denise Heavner of Jefferson, Ohio demonstrates how to do this technique using stamps, gel, and acrylic for a 3-D effect.
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December 20, 2014
Watch as Greg Salo from Young Nails shows how to create a fall design mixing clear acrylic with the Young Nails Pop & Sparkle kit.
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