May 10, 2012
Vicki Peters demonstrates how to do an acrylic backfill, using a technique where she places dots on the extension with a pencil that serve as a guide for trenching a new smile line with an e-file.
April 20, 2012
Learn about the products in Backscratchers Extreme Acrylic Dipping System.
March 17, 2012
Mindy Hardy, who runs the website hotnailartpro.com, shares a St. Patrick's Day four-leaf clover design.
March 15, 2012
What makes the perfect nail? How do you define the picture-perfect acrylic pink-and-white sculpt? NAILS combined contributions from CND education materials, Young Nails’ Greg Salo, and former NAILS Top 25 competitor Lynn Lammers to help draft guidelines for the quintessential “perfect nail.”
February 14, 2012
As round nails become increasingly popular, these pink-flavored nails should be a hit at any nail salon for Valentine’s Day .
February 7, 2012
Jennifer Mather of Polished Nail Design Group in Burlington, Ontario, Canada creates a fun technique combining CND Retention+ liquid and powders, CND Black Pigment, Cerulean Blue Pigment Effect, Titanium Pearl Pigment Effect, and Velcro — yes, Velcro!
January 11, 2012
KUPA'S how-to video using Beautiful Nails Acrylics fo make a design featured in Kupa's Jan-Feb Newsletter.
December 27, 2011
NSI’s Attraction Discover Kit provides everything you need to give high-quality pink-and-white services.
December 27, 2011
Forever French Nail Systems has come out with a new design for nail art using its colored acrylics and a touch of lace.
November 21, 2011
In keeping with this holiday season, skilled nail tech and team Odyssey competitor Tammi Merritt shows how she uses pieces of broken Christmas ornaments to make shimmering and sparkling nail enhancements.
November 9, 2011
Japanese artist Hitomi Ariyoshi performs an acrylic flower design over a blue glitter background using Kupa's new Beautiful Nails acrylic line.
November 4, 2011
Masterworks by Amy Becker offers high-quality gels that can be used in a variety of ways including glitter sculpt nail art designs like the one shown here. Becker titles this design "Time Piece."
October 26, 2011
Republic Nail’s Moon Collection of acrylics give you eight color powders that can be custom blended, and they actually glow in the dark once set on the nails.
October 19, 2011
A demonstration of an acrylic backfill using a variety of Kupa bits.
September 20, 2011
The Dip It System from Parley Innovative Solutions lets you do full sets of Pink-and-Whites in 30 minutes or less. The odorless system uses a dipping method to create elegant-looking and durable enhancements. For more information go to www.parleyllc.com.
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