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Salon-Modded Nails: Award-Winning Nail Art Made Wearable

The extravagant designs of nail art competitions aren't always practical for everyday wear, but they can be amazing inspiration for wearable nail art. Learn how the industry’s top nail artists take their award-winning designs down a notch for everyday clients.

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NAILS Next Top Nail Artist S.3 Finale

Nail artists and NTNA S.3 competitiors Celina Rydén (Sweden), Sarah Elmaz (Australia), and Winnie Huang (Canada) flew to Chicago to show off their skills after 10 weeks of elimination-style nail art competition. See their journey and season 3's Next Top Nail Artist winner, sponsored by CND.This year, our NTNA S. 4 nail artists Liina Leino (Finland), Tracey Lee (Netherlands), and Jonny Phan (Australia), will make their way to Chicago for our Season 4 Grand Finale where one will be named the winner. Follow our competition in it's last leg of the journey: http://www.nailsmag.com/nexttopnailartist/2016

Color-Changing Heart Nail Art Design

Sarah Elmaz (@getbuffednails) has taken over our @nailsmagazine Instagram account! See this design and her favorite nail art photos at www.instagram.com/nailsmagazine and follow her hashtag, #getbuffedtakeover.

One Year Later: NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Top 3 Speak Out

Last year’s Next Top Nail Artist Final Challenge at America’s Beauty Show brought three women together in competition … and ultimately in deep friendship.

Behind the Scenes: Baroque Nails

From Fantasy to Reality: Sarah Elmaz, owner of Get Buffed Nails, has a very unique style with her nail looks. See how she creates this Baroque-inspired set.

NAILS Next Top Nail Artist S.3: Top 3 Q&A

NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Season 3's Top 3 finalists Celina Rydén, Sarah Elmaz, and Winnie Huang flew into Chicago for this Q&A, held at America's Beauty Show, and the NTNA Grand Finale. Judges votes combined with public votes on their final challenge nails (see them here: http://www.nailsmag.com/ntna2015) along with their answers were all factored in to determine the winner.

ABS Chicago 2016: NTNA Top 3 Receive Libertine-Designed Messenger Bags

Designer Johnson Hartig created messenger bags specifically for the NAILS NTNA Top 3.

ABS Chicago 2016: BCLE Shout Your Beauty Runway Show

Beauty Changes Lives held its fourth annual event following the first day of ABS Chicago. The BCL Experience was titled Shout Your Beauty and featured NextGen artists walking the runway with their models at Chicago's Soldier Field.

NAILS Names Winnie Huang Next Top Nail Artist

Winnie Huang wins the third season of NAILS Next Top Nail Artist.

Who Will Be Named NAILS Next Top Nail Artist 2016?

Season three has been a record-breaking shake-up of international proportions. After 10 tough weeks, three nail artists are left standing. On March 13 at America’s Beauty Show in Chicago, only one will be named NAILS Next Top Nail Artist.