Technique - Topic : stiletto nails

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Behind the Scenes: A Real Life Fairy Tale

August 1, 2010  | Demo

When Princess Gard decided to attend America’s Beauty Show (ABS) earlier this year, she had no idea what to expect. Little did she know her entry would not only win her $500, but also a spot on the cover of NAILS Magazine.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   contests   mixed-media nail art   nail art   stiletto nails  

Super Sharp Stilettos

July 1, 2010  | Demo

Stiletto styles are slowly sweeping across the country and many new clients are leaving local haunts in spiked-tipped nails just to try out this edgy, new look. With techs having such a fun time experimenting with the daring design, new art is popping up every day. Here’s how Tracy Clement, a Young Nails mentor and owner of Naturally Nails in East Greenwich, R.I., does her signature stilettos.

Keywords: acrylics   colored acrylics   stiletto nails  

Akzéntz Gel Art Stiletto

June 1, 2010  | Demo

Akzéntz Classic Gels are high-performance gels that can be combined with the Options Soak-Off Color Gels and Options Aurora Sparkle Gels to produce vibrant nail art designs and structurally sound enhancements.

Keywords: Akzentz   colored gels   French nail art   gels   nail art  

By the Book

May 1, 2010  | Demo

Catherine Wong gives NAILS readers a peak into her step-by-step nail art books.

Keywords: acrylics   Catherine Wong   colored acrylics   floral nail art   nail art  

Behind the Scenes: Out of the Bubble

April 1, 2010  | Demo

Gina Silvestro is constantly thinking outside of the standard nail “bubble” and strives to stay on the cusp of trends, while sharing and instilling innovative thinking and techniques with her peers. For this month’s cover we asked her to create something fun and bubbly.

Keywords: Akzentz   Behind the Scenes   gels   stiletto nails  

From Fantasy to Reality

November 1, 2009  | Article

Nail artist Sam Lynam of Arabella Nails in Bedfordshire, U.K., has developed a unique nail form to assist techs in creating fantasy nail art designs.

Keywords: acrylics   enhancements   fantasy nail art   forms   nail art  

Artist Spotlight: Liliya Sereditskaya

September 1, 2009  | Article

Ukrainian-based nail tech Liliya Sereditskaya is a relative newcomer to the nail craft. She’s only worked as a nail tech for three years, but she has quickly learned how to make stunning, high-quality stilettos to keep a full clientele. NAILS got a chance to talk to Sereditskaya about nail trends in Ukraine and how she got her start.

Keywords: acrylics   gels   mixed-media nail art   nail art   stiletto nails  

Silky Summer Shoes

June 1, 2009  | Article

Marie Claire featured a page of stunning, strappy satin heels — the perfect accessory to complete a hot summer outfit. What fingernails would you create for a client wearing these fabulous shoes?

Keywords: fashion   nail art   seasonal nail art   stiletto nails  

Behind The Scenes: Model Competitor

October 1, 2008  | Demo

A 20-year nail tech has the chops for big competitions.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   competitions   glitter acrylics   Lynn Lammers   pink-and-whites  

Behind the Scenes: Styling the Stiletto by Greg Salo

November 1, 2007  | Article

After nine years of building Young Nails' business with his mom, Greg’s brother Habib stepped in to help structure the operation of the company. “This gave me the opportunity to focus on what I love most – nails! "

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   Greg Salo   Habib Salo   stiletto nails   Young Nails  

Behind the Scenes: Styling the Stiletto

November 1, 2007  | Demo

So what’s the deal with the stiletto nail? “I really love doing this nail because it’s such a sexy shape,” says Young Nails' Greg Salo. “It helps elongate the fingers.”

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   colored acrylics   nail art   stiletto nails   Young Nails  

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