June 11, 2012
Something as simple as a palette change can make the design almost unrecognizable from one client to the next.
May 1, 2012
Terri Silacci creates flame patterned nails inspired by Tthe Hunger Games for NAILS' May 2012 cover. Here's the step-by-step.
April 1, 2012
Maggie Franklin creates blue raindrop nail art with Swarovski crystals. Here's the step-by-step.
March 15, 2012
FingerNailFixer Holly Schippers shows you how to file a slimming almond-shaped nail.
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.
29 Products for the Acrylic Faithful29 photos
19 Foot Care Systems for Summer-Ready Feet19 photos
A substance used to improve adhesion between the artificial nail and natural nail.
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
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