July 15, 2012
Cindy Walston's client's feet and legs literally gleam in the sun after this pedicure.
Keywords: almond-based services CND embellishments Gena gold
July 12, 2012
Learn how to create a tie dye design, an abstract flower, whimisical circles, and purple leopard print, all using CND Shellac.
CND Additives Nail Art How-To
Cover Look: NAILS October 2011
Keywords: CND handpainted nail art shellac
June 14, 2012
Holly Schippers creates color block nail art for NAILS' June 2012 cover. Here's the step-by-step.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes CND color blocking FingerNailFixer
June 14, 2012
With the sudden rise of brush-on gel-polish bringing many new customers into salons, it seems nail techs are seeing fewer tried-and-true acrylic customers. With new products on the market, traditional acrylic users now have more options to choose from, but there is still a seat at the manicure table for them.
Keywords: CND colored acrylics consumer marketing Gelish gels
May 15, 2012
Launching in July 2012 exclusively to salons, CND Additives are a collection of pure pigments and lustrous effects. Blend Additives into any CND sculpting powder or gel or layer over CND Shellac to create nail art designs. Watch this video for a few examples of nail art created with Additives.
Cover Look: NAILS December 2011 (using CND Additives)
Keywords: CND embellishments nail art
March 23, 2012
By request, Holly Schippers, FingernailFixer, Bussey, Iowa, uses CND Colours to create a fiery manicure inspired by The Hunger Games trilogy and movie. Get more from Holly on her NAILS' Magazine blog, Finger Nail Fixer.
Keywords: CND FingerNailFixer handpainted nail art Holly Schippers
March 15, 2012
CND has new Shellac colors for spring 2012.
Keywords: CND gels shellac
March 13, 2012
CND's Jan Arnold walks you through a signature service that's "comfort food for the senses, with a feel-good vibe of a gourmet bakeshop."
Keywords: almond-based services CND deluxe manicures dessert theme services fruit-flavored services
February 16, 2012
Your client just might die from happiness during this apple-themed pedicure.
Keywords: autumn-themed services CND fruit-flavored services glitter nail art Halloween nail art
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!
Keywords: acrylics CND doing nails for photo shoots gel overlays nail trends
February 2, 2012
Polished Day Spa takes advantage of lemons' brightening properties in this pedicure.
Keywords: citrus citrus-themed services CND Cuccio Naturale Footlogix
February 1, 2012
Especially perfect for Valentine's Day, this pedicure coats your client's feet in chocolately goodness.
Keywords: chocolate CND cocktail themed services dessert theme services INM
January 9, 2012
To make these easy designs even easier for you, these nail artists have generously provided step-by-step video tutorials. Watch the videos at www.nailsmag.com/nailstv. (And that goes for the difficult designs too!)
Keywords: advanced nail art Akzentz Amore Ultima Gels beginner nail art CND
November 23, 2011
Keywords: CND FingerNailFixer foils Holly Schippers nail art
FingerNailFixer (Holly Schippers) receives lots of requests for foil application demos. Here is a video on how to add transfer foil or metallic leafing to your Shellac.
November 23, 2011
Holly Schippers (FingerNailFixer) shows you how to take your Shellac for a walk on the wild side with animal print in either leopard, jaguar, cheetah, zebra, or tiger!
Keywords: animal print nail art CND FingerNailFixer handpainted nail art Holly Schippers