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!)
December 27, 2011
Forever French Nail Systems has come out with a new design for nail art using its colored acrylics and a touch of lace.
December 20, 2011
Named for its semblance to the feathers of a peacock, the Peacock Technique is a gel technique that enables artists to create a variety of different effects and expand their nail art creativity with minimal effort.
December 19, 2011
Angie Roman of Chicago shows how she makes these marbleized butterfly designs that have fluttered their way into becoming a client favorite.
November 23, 2011
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.
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!
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.
November 21, 2011
Cosmopolitan provides readers with tips on how to perform flawless nail art this month.
November 9, 2011
Japanese artist Hitomi Ariyoshi performs an acrylic flower design over a blue glitter background using Kupa's new Beautiful Nails acrylic line.
This design by Robin Moses requires little to no nail art experience. "You need a stick, a few colors, and the desire to create. It shows you that any mistake can be covered and turned into something fun!" Moses says.
November 4, 2011
Masterworks by Amy Becker offers high-quality gels that can be used in a variety of ways including glitter sculpt nail art designs like the one shown here. Becker titles this design "Time Piece."
November 3, 2011
Christie Gibson shows NAILStv viewers how to create a difficult-but-worth-it bubbles design on Young Nails ManiQ gel-polish.
November 2, 2011
Christie Gibson of www.christiesnails.com shows NAILStv viewers how to create an easy handpainted black flower petals design on Young Nails ManiQ gel-polish.
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