For the second OPI NTNA All Stars challenge, contestants were asked to create a set of nails featuring a landmark or other iconic image from a past OPI location collection. This is Melisa Salazar's entry. See all eight entries here.
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Nail artist David Hoang shows how to use Blooming Gel, a clear nail gel that is applied before your color gel design, helping your color gels spread, or "bloom." He starts by sculpting the nail with a one-bead acrylic method.
Lucy Boynton, Choe Grace Moretz, Jessica Chastain and Joe Jonas all received the special attentions and talents of manicurist Julie Kandalec for the Met Gala. She added the finishing touch to their "Gilded Age" glam.
Your clients are scrolling through Instagram, just like you are, and they may have requests for some of these trending looks. From Jade Nails to Pearl Nails to Encapsulated Charm Nails, here's a list of hot-now nail art designs.
This spring, people are using color to brighten things up and express their individuality in bold, spontaneous, and creative ways. 2022 color trends are all about pushing the limits and encouraging personal expression with inventive combinations and daring statements.
The field narrows in this annual nail art competition from NAILS Magazine, in partnership with CND and Kupa. These are the Top 12 Finalists in NAILS Next Top Nail Artist. Start following them and their journey!