May 2013 Issue

Nails: Melissa De La Cruz, Young Nails educator from Visalia, Calif.

Photographer: Vu Ong

Model: Ciara Pisa

Footlogix Reveals New Holographic Packaging

May 9, 2013

The new Footlogix packaging presents a more informative and highly efficacious look.

The Decal Gal: Applying Decals For Nail Art

May 9, 2013

Learn how to apply high-quality decals Lisa Katchur of Lakeside, Mont. designed specifically for her nail art techniques.

Geluv Soak Off Gel-Polish Manicure

May 8, 2013

The fast curing gels apply like nail polish and stay on for almost two weeks.

Jessica Cosmetics GELeration Application

May 8, 2013

Jessica Cosmetics’ GELeration is a brush-on gel-polish that the company says can last for more than three weeks with no chipping, peeling, smudging, or fading.

It’s a Hard Knock Life, For Brush: Picking and Caring for Nail Brushes

May 8, 2013

Here are some tips to help keep your brushes in the best possible condition.

On My Mind: Let's Not Mess Up a Good Thing

May 3, 2013

Editor Hannah Lee discusses the importance of following proper gel-polish removal procedures.

Hydrating Body Butter Washes

April 22, 2013

The botanical extracts moisturize skin leaving it softer and healthier-looking.

Old-Fashioned Lemon Drop Pedicure

April 22, 2013

Delightful Dijits uses common kitchen ingredients to create this brightening feet treat.

Organic Sugar Olive Oil Scrub Manicure

April 22, 2013

Celebrity nail tech Jade Morales created this exfoliating manicure for George the Salon in Chicago.

Mix Business With Pleasure

April 20, 2013

Sail away on Royal Caribbean’s most innovative cruise ship yet with the nail industry’s best educators. Cruise With the Nail Stars, hosted by John Hauk, takes place September 29-October 6, 2013.

Pretty Racy Stuff

April 17, 2013

OPI’s GelColor consumer advertising campaign is centered around the theme of “endurance,” inspired by the strength and fortitude of female American Olympians and athletes who continue to champion their fields.

Homing in on Hair Removal

April 12, 2013

Summer’s almost here. Are you ready for the influx of clients who will want to be waxed, tweezed, and threaded of unsightly hair in time for their beach vacations? NAILS provides the information you need to consider supplementing your menu with this easy add-on service — for this summer’s clients and beyond.

Shellac Sweet Dreams Collection

April 8, 2013

The new pastel colors can be worn on their own or layered to create a “never ending dream” of colors.

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