February 6, 2012
Gorgeous nails, good composition, and a photogenic reptile — those are what earned Rolla, Mo.-based nail tech Sarah Petersen a coveted spot on this issue’s cover.
January 12, 2012
FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers uses Shellac to create her own nail art decals. You can use any brand of gel polish with this technique.
November 23, 2011
Learn how to do December's cool textured cover.
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.
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.
August 23, 2011
Watch Young Nails' Greg Salo as he teaches an amazing marble design in acrylic. Part 2 of 2. Part 1: http://www.nailsmag.com/video/93462/young-nails-acrylic-marble-design-part-1-of-2
Watch Young Nails' Greg Salo as he teaches an amazing marble design in acrylic. Part 2: http://www.nailsmag.com/video/93463/young-nails-acrylic-marble-design-part-2-of-2
June 24, 2011
Light Elegance’s P2 is the latest formula from the company, which prides itself in its quality of gels and range of colors available.
June 22, 2011
Global IBD educator Brenda Skermont explains how she combines Gelac colors to make this “déco-polish” design, which works like decoupage for the nails.
June 16, 2011
Holly Schippers (FingerNailFixer) shows you several nail art designs combining the "rockstar" look with carving (or engraving) techniques.
April 29, 2011
When you work with liquid and powder, one of the key elements is mix ratio. Here Holly Schippers, our FingerNailFixer, some tips on figuring out how to check and perfect your mix ratio.
April 28, 2011
Magnetic instructor Ingeborg Mensonides demonstrates how to create almond-shaped nails with acrylic.
One of the most difficult things about gel is getting the hang of working with it, especially if you are used to doing liquid and powder. Holly Schippers offers this video with tips and an idea on how to get more accustomed to the workability of gel.
April 26, 2011
FingerNailFixer shows you how to perfect (and practice) your smile lines with acrylic.
April 8, 2011
Learn how to fix a bitten nail using Young Nails products. (Part 3 of 3)
View Part 1 at http://www.nailsmag.com/video/91978/young-nails-fixing-bitten-nails-part-1
View Part 2 at http://www.nailsmag.com/video/91979/young-nails-fixing-bitten-nails-part-2
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Soft/Soak-Off8 photos
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Hard/Traditional18 photos
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