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Nail Art Studio: Pacific Giant Octopus

This octopus is adorned with Swarovski CrystalPixie.

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NAILS 2019 Readers' Choice Results

You’ve cast your ballots and we’ve tallied the results. Now — drumroll please — we’re proud to announce the winners of our 2019 NAILS Readers’ Choice Awards.

Crystal Nail Art Featured in Swarovski Locations

Nail tech Kelsey McQuay, who is an educator for Swarovski and Akzentz, recently had her work distributed across 34 Swarovski store locations. Nails were also highlighted in a recent collaboration between CND and Swarovski.

NAILS Names Top 12 for NTNA S. 7

NAILS and CND name the Top 12 contestants who will go on to compete in NTNA S. 7, beginning February 2020.

Lavette's Picks for NTNA Pre-Challenge #2

Lavette shares her comments on the NTNA Top 18 for Season 7.

17 Swarovski Crystal Sets Inspired by Client Personas

Swarovski’s newest Nail Art Report gave the company insights into three nail art wearing personas. These consumer profiles are: The Crystal Lover, The Color Freak, and The Style Setter.

NTNA S. 7 Pre-Challenge 2: Butterfly Nail Art (Honey)

For NTNA S. 7 Pre-Challenge 2, sponsored by Swarovski, contestants were asked to create wearable nail art inspired by Swarovski’s Nail Art Report. The report identified three nail art wearing personas including The Crystal Lover, The Color Freak, and The Style Setter. Swarovski chose at random which competitor would be inspired by which persona for the challenge. This is Honey's entry.

NTNA S. 7 Pre-Challenge 2: Jewelry Nail Art (April)

For NTNA S. 7 Pre-Challenge 2, sponsored by Swarovski, contestants were asked to create wearable nail art inspired by Swarovski’s Nail Art Report. The report identified three nail art wearing personas including The Crystal Lover, The Color Freak, and The Style Setter. Swarovski chose at random which competitor would be inspired by which persona for the challenge. This is April's entry.

NTNA S. 7 Pre-Challenge 2: Harajuku Nail Art (Kelsey)

For NTNA S. 7 Pre-Challenge 2, sponsored by Swarovski, contestants were asked to create wearable nail art inspired by Swarovski’s Nail Art Report. The report identified three nail art wearing personas including The Crystal Lover, The Color Freak, and The Style Setter. Swarovski chose at random which competitor would be inspired by which persona for the challenge. This is Kelsey's entry.

NTNA S. 7 Pre-Challenge 2: Rainbow Nail Art (Jessica)

For NTNA S. 7 Pre-Challenge 2, sponsored by Swarovski, contestants were asked to create wearable nail art inspired by Swarovski’s Nail Art Report. The report identified three nail art wearing personas including The Crystal Lover, The Color Freak, and The Style Setter. Swarovski chose at random which competitor would be inspired by which persona for the challenge. This is Jessica's entry.