May 2, 2016
Transparent, see-through acrylic is a popular look and Suzie Moskal breaks it down in this detailed tutorial showing how to create 3-D encapsulated acrylic nails.
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April 25, 2016
This video shows how to create a transparent nail with encapsulated gold leaf. It is a very simple but very effective design.
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June 26, 2015
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Amy Becker breaks down how to encase the Masterworks timepiece product into gel and finish the look with a faded glitter 3-D French design.
June 11, 2015
Jen Fetty of Middleton, Idaho, shares how to embed dried flowers for a nail look that’s meant to be worn outdoors.
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March 5, 2015
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Amy Becker demonstrates how to create a gel nail enhancement with mylar.
October 23, 2014
In the NAILS Next Top Nail Artist, Top 6 contestant Danielle Costantino from Cranston, R.I., created a steampunk design for one hand using using mixed media. They received bonus points for using out-of-the-box (non-nail) materials. http://www.nailsmag.com/ntna2014
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January 29, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, nail tech Lorena Marquez shows how to create nail art using sequins, acrylic, and gel-polish.
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September 18, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Hand and Nail Harmony educator MaeLing Parrish shows how to create lacy nail art by embedding paper scrollwork into gel-polish.*
*This video was originally created by Gelish for the education section of their website.
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April 19, 2013
Check out Dianna Medeiros’ technique for encasing real snakeskin in clear acrylic.
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April 17, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Young Nails educator Tracey Reierson shows how to embed mylar and glitter with gel for a sparkly nail art design.
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November 22, 2011
Who says feathers are just for hair (and, well, birds, of course)? Not resourceful nail techs, who adapt the feather hair extensions craze to nail extensions. Here’s how.
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November 17, 2010
We asked fans on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/nailsmag) to send us a picture of the most interesting thing they’ve ever embedded in a nail. From beads and feathers to hay (yes, hay!), here’s a look at a few of the images we received.
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October 1, 2010
Young Nails educator G. Elizondo has perfected using shrunken-down printed images that she embeds in nail art. The images are made on her printer by her daughter, and the quality is pretty good, making current pop culture nail art an easy feat.
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May 1, 2010
C. A. Therien offers a wide variety of handmade fimo clay canes for beautiful nail art. Fimo canes are easily cut into thin slices, or designs can be purchased in convenient pre-cut packs. Fimo can be encased in acrylic or gel, or glued on top of polish and sealed with a gel top coat.
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July 1, 2009
Getting a good product application can be tough enough just using acrylics or gels, but when you start adding nail art embellishments like glass beads, crushed flowers, small rhinestones, or tiny seashells, you have to take extra care to prevent lifting. Art Club educator Mare Horak explains how she uses embellishments without compromising enhancement quality.
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