August 1, 2010
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
July 1, 2010
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
June 1, 2010
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
May 1, 2010
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
April 1, 2010
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
November 1, 2009
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
September 1, 2009
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
June 1, 2009
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
October 1, 2008
A 20-year nail tech has the chops for big competitions.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes competitions glitter acrylics Lynn Lammers pink-and-whites
November 1, 2007
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
November 1, 2007
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