November 15, 2016
Learn how to use Shellac top coat to lock chrome powder and find out what CND's sugaring technique is.
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July 28, 2016
Watch The Nailscape’s Ashley Gregory paint Pokémon Go-inspired nail art.
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May 9, 2016
Yire Castillo shows how to create black matte acrylic nails with a red acrylic underside, inspired by Christian Louboutin heels.
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May 1, 2016
Kirsty Meakin shows how to create a design using a nude colour with a gel-polish design creating a netted stocking look.
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January 15, 2016
Kirsty Meakin, educator for Naio Nails, shows how to sculpt an acrylic nail with a gel overlay, then create a tie dye design on top using a combination of Sharpie markers with alcohol (or a gel residue remover).
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December 3, 2015
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Now that Pantone has named two colors of the year (Rose Quartz and Serenity) we have twice the products to keep your client's nails on trend.
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September 15, 2015
Mia Secret shows how to create this look: Prep the nail, apply a layer of Luxury UV base & top gel, cure for 45 seconds under an LED nail light and wipe off the residue with Gel Cleanser. Then draw the design shown on the video with eyelash glue and a nail art brush, cure for under portable LED nail light for 45 seconds to accelerate the drying time of our glue eyelashes, then adhere the foil paper, seal it up with a Luxury UV base & top gel, cure for 45 seconds, and remove the gel residue with Gel Cleanser. Now fill the spaces with the help of Mia Secret's liner brush and white Formagel builder gel, cure and apply colors from the Flash Neon acrylic collection, starting from the free edge toward the cuticle area. You can use a cuticle pusher to apply the acrylic powders, then cure in portable LED nail light for 45 seconds and our brush up any product excess to finish the nail.
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September 3, 2014
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Monochromatic nail art features designs containing variations of a single color to create optical effects. Take cues from these nail artists and discover inspiration behind multi-toned manicures.
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May 15, 2013
After getting a ton of requests from other nail artists asking where she gets her supplies, nail tech Tashina “Poochie” Green decided to open an online nail art supply shop.
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April 22, 2013
The creative juices of nail techs are truly flowing this year, as we’ve seen lots of great inventions come from beauty professionals who are working in the salon every day. Here are a few that might be worth picking up for your salon.
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December 21, 2012
Created by nail tech Melissa Bozant and her friend Karen Waters, the Sublime Bliss product line used in this pedicure is organic and natural.
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February 10, 2012
Nail Labo educator Max Estrada demonstrates deco nail art, a "kawaii" Japanese style using Nail Labo's Nail de Dance sculpting powders and Hello Kitty embellishments.
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February 8, 2012
Auckland, New Zealand-based nail tech Leah Light is an international nail correspondant for Perez Hilton's blog. Here, she shows viewers how to make their own sugar scrub. View more of her videos at http://cocoperez.com/category/leah-light.
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February 7, 2012
Jennifer Mather of Polished Nail Design Group in Burlington, Ontario, Canada creates a fun technique combining CND Retention+ liquid and powders, CND Black Pigment, Cerulean Blue Pigment Effect, Titanium Pearl Pigment Effect, and Velcro — yes, Velcro!
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December 30, 2011
Recently, long-lasting gel polish has gained a significant at-home appeal, according to Allure magazine's December 2011 Beauty Reporter. But does it last?
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