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Behind the Scenes: Abstract Winter Nail Art

Vu Nguyen demos his hand painted winter design using Gelish Art Form Gel.

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Behind the Scenes: The Art of Precision

See how Stephanie Fountain created November's cover nail art design.

Behind the Scenes: Form Stencil Nail Art

Lulu Desfassiaux has been doing nails for 26 years, so it’s no surprise she found a clever technique to cut her cover shoot design time down by using a nail form as a stencil.

Behind the Scenes: Pink and White Marble Nails

Killeen, Texas-based tech So Yong Yu, recreated one of her signature salon styles using Gel II 4D Sculpting Gel.

Behind the Scenes: Monstera Print With Polish

Named one of the “Best Nail Artists to Follow” by Harper’s Bazaar, Chelsea King (@chelseaqueen) has received accolades from the consumer press and social media alike. This design was inspired by some of her popular Instagram posts. 

Behind the Scenes: Colorful Coffin Nails

Learn how cover artist Bel Fountain-Townsend created the colorful coffin nails for the June cover. 

Behind the Scenes: The Footnanny Treatment For Feet

Who better to take on the cover of our foot care issue than the Footnanny herself? 

Behind the Scenes: Stained Glass Gel Nails

This cover features LeChat’s translucent gel-polish line, Perception, giving the nails a stained glass appearance after curing. 

Behind the Scenes: Customizable Clear Nails

Chris Mans demonstrates how to create customizable crystal nails on clear tips using gel and magnets.

Behind the Scenes: Pastel Reverse French Nail Art

Hemi Park’s design comes from one of the toughest challenges of NTNA Season 5 — Pastel City — sponsored by Orly. The challenge asked competitors to use pastels only for street art-inspired nail looks. Park drew from her Korean heritage.