June 13, 2013
LCN educator Gail Eddy created this fun patriotic nail design to celebrate Independence Day featuring gels, stamps, and free-hand brushing techniques.
June 10, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, OPI guest artist Adela Munoz shows how to create a 3-D cat and bow using colored acrylics.
June 7, 2013
Where does a top nail competitor get her ideas? In the case of New York City-based nail tech Erina Ogawa, they come from shoes, clothes, furniture, or just her imagination.
June 5, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, OPI guest artist Adela Munoz shows how to create leopard spots using gel-polish.
May 14, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, OPI guest artist Adela Munoz shows how to create her version of color blocking with glitter acrylic and swirls.
May 9, 2013
Learn how to apply high-quality decals Lisa Katchur of Lakeside, Mont. designed specifically for her nail art techniques.
May 8, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, OPI guest artist Adela Munoz shows how to create a 3-D cupcake design using colored acrylics.
April 19, 2013
Designer Nail Art System allows you to easily create polish swirl designs in multiple colors in just minutes.
Andrea Boyko heats up her Manitoba, Canada clients with these flame-inspired glitter nails.
Dorota Palicka of Ibiza Sun salon in Fort William, Scotland, uses small pinching clamps to hold the form of her flawless C-curves.
Kathleen M.M. Ringwood-Wood of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., takes regular flocking from her local craft store and puts it right on top of wet polish.
April 10, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Young Nails educator Tracey Reierson shows how to do a high-shine nail art design on top of a black matte background.
April 3, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Young Nails educator Tracey Reierson shows the final step toward creating the innovative "Galaxy Nail" design.
Galaxy Nails Part 1 | Galaxy Nails Part 2
April 2, 2013
Founder of Designer Nail Products (DNP), Pam Sawyer-Thompson, shows how to make a glitter and confetti frosted stiletto design
By applying watercolor paint on top of a gel enhancement, Kari McQuitty creates a layered effect, making her designs really stand out.
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Flocking Flurries: 3-D Textured Nail Art Products16 photos
The founder of BeautyTech.com, Debbie Doerrlamm (right, with Cyndy Drummey) was the first nail technician with a commercial site on the web.
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