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Jin Soon Choi Talks Nails and More in Chicago
20 July, 2014
CHICAGO — Far from the makeup chairs of magazine shoots and runway shows in the West Town neighborhood, Jin Soon Choi,...
The Story Of The Modern Manicure Book Event
20 July, 2014
The Middlesex County Historical Society will host an evening with Suzanne E. Shapiro, author of the recently published...
2014 SkillsUSA National Winners Announced
17 July, 2014
Six students earned medals in the nail care category of this annual trade competition.


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Green Abstract Design
10 July, 2014
Amaze your clients with neon! Easily replicate this abstract idea using any color your clients prefers; we love this...
Refreshing Fruit Design!
10 July, 2014
Fruit is the best kind of snacks to have around this time of year, so why don't we put this refreshing summer treat on...
How To Do A Gold Fleck Manicure, The Mature New Alternative To Glitter Polish
09 July, 2014
I am a strong proponent of minimal effort, maximum effect manicures, so when I saw the Laqa & Co. Cagney Gold Fleck...
How To Do A Fun Red, White & Blue Manicure Fit For The Fourth Of July
08 July, 2014
This Friday is the Fourth of July, which means two things: I will be tweeting while tipsy starting around 1 PM, and I...
Fun Fourth of July nail art
01 July, 2014
The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and while you may have already decided on the perfect outfit, you might...