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CND Live Comes to Whale Spa

October 10, 2018 | Article

CND Live brings techniques, trends, and the latest in nails to professionals in-store and online.

Moroccan Mani How-To

September 18, 2018 | Article

Learn how to create this Moroccan-style nail design.

Vampire Nail Art

September 18, 2018 | Article

The Nail Nation Expo continued with its photographic category contest in 2018. Winners were announced in the spring, but the theme is perfect for Halloween.

Behind the Scenes: Gothic Gold Acrylic Nails

September 18, 2018 | Article

Inspired by runway looks from CND for Libertine, Fortenberry created this glimmering gold set that calls to mind the intricate shapes and precious metals found in Gothic art and architecture.

Yoko Sakakura Wins Daytime Hollywood Beauty Award

September 17, 2018 | Article

September 14 marked the first Daytime Hollywood Beauty Awards, honoring science in beauty. The awards luncheon included the category Excellence in Nail Styling.

Trend Watch: Cuff

August 28, 2018 | Article

An inverted half-moon makes for the perfect nail accessory.

How to Create “Dirty Pour” Gel Art

August 22, 2018 | Article

Indiana-based Wave Gel educator Tess Walters created this nail technique inspired by the acrylic dirty pour technique used when painting on canvas with acrylic paint.

Trend Watch: Neon

August 9, 2018 | Article

Ultra bright colors make nails pop.

Valerie Ducharme Named NAILS Next Top Nail Artist

August 9, 2018 | Article

Valerie Ducharme was crowned the winner of Season 5 in front of 24 fellow techs from Quebec, international beauty press, competition sponsors, and 20 NTNA alums.

Take a Tip From Tracy Vinson: Use Cupcake Toppers for Candy Ball Nails

August 2, 2018 | Article

Orly education ambassador Tracy Vinson discovered a simple trick for creating the trendy candy ball or bubble flower for nails: She uses a cupcake topper instead of a dotting tool to make the candy ball.

Pin-spirational Nail Art

July 10, 2018 | Article

Follow these steps to create this cool, punk-inspired, safety pin nail look.

Take a Tip From Wende Thummel: Improving Your Time on a Nail Art Design

July 6, 2018 | Article

The best way to perfect a new nail art design, says Artistic Nail Design international educator Wende Thummel, is to pick one design you want to learn, then spend an entire week practicing it on every client you can.

Atlanta Tech Self-Publishes Nail Art Magazine

July 5, 2018 | Article

 Nail tech Marlette Robinson launched her own self-published nail magazine, Nail Design 101, six years ago.

Upgrade Your Nail Art Arsenal

July 2, 2018 | Article

Is your nail art kit in need of a serious upgrade? These trends and techniques will help you master the latest styles so you can keep on wowing your clients with your skills. Don’t worry — we won’t tell them how easy these looks can be!

Trend Watch: Logomania

June 20, 2018 | Article

Give favorite brands a shout-out.

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