Technique Tuesday: Encapsulated Seashells and Swirls
  • May 24, 2016
  • Sigourney Nuñez

Nail tech Aly Barbosa offers a summer design idea using seashells and acrylic powders. 

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Keywords: acrylics   summer nail art   technique tuesday   techniques  
Win It Wednesday: Premium Nails Acrylic Powders
  • June 24, 2015
  • Sigourney Nuñez

To win this set, simply leave a comment on this blog post telling us why you love sculpting.

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Keywords: acrylics   Premium Nails   Win It Wednesday  
Technique Tuesday: Practice Mix Ratio
  • June 16, 2015
  • Sigourney Nuñez

On days packed with acrylic appointments, practice at least 10 beads of mix ratio before your first client.

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Keywords: acrylics   continuing education   Holly Schippers   mix ratio   technique tuesday  
NYFW F/W 2015: CND for Opening Ceremony and Libertine
  • February 17, 2015
  • Beth Livesay

CND created amazing nail art for both Opening Ceremony and Libertine's NYFW shows.

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Keywords: acrylics   cnd   CND at Fashion Week   embellished nail art   Fashion Week  
Life According to Vicki
  • January 13, 2015
  • Beth Livesay

What a new NAILS editor learned from Vicki Peters.

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Keywords: acrylics   polish   Vicki Peters  
Glow in the Dark Acrylics
  • October 15, 2014
  • Sigourney Nuñez

The American-made colored nail art powders charge up when the pigments meet the sunlight.

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Keywords: acrylics   colored acrylics   glow-in-the-dark   Mia Secret  
Utah Imposes Ventilation Requirements for Acrylics Application
  • July 16, 2014
  • Judy Lessin

Effective July 1, Utah now requires nail salons and schools under new construction or being remodeled to provide a source capture system at all workstations where acrylics are applied.

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Keywords: acrylics   ventilation   working safely  
International Nail Artists Compete at PHAMExpo
  • July 2, 2014
  • Beth Livesay

Lysa Comfort brings international nail art competition to PHAMExpo.

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Keywords: acrylics   competitions   handpainted nail art   international   Lysa Comfort  
Adventures in Acrylic
  • April 16, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

I’ve taken a liking to newbie nail tech Michele Hoffman of Arizona. She’s been e-mailing me pictures of her nail art ever since she graduated from Charles of Italy Beauty College in Lake Havasu City about

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Keywords: acrylics   Arizona   nail art  


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