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 Something to Talk About: Water-Logged Nails
28 July, 2014
What happens when a client wants beautiful nails, but she’s always in the water or digging in the dirt? Is there any...
 Nail Stamping Tips for Nail Techs
28 July, 2014
Nail stamping has gotten BIG, and if you aren’t already using it in your salon – you should check it out. Stamping...
 School Profile: La Mer Nail Institute
28 July, 2014
Hawaii’s Newest Nail School Thrives in Honolulu.


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  • Purple Flower Nail Art
  • Black & Neon Water Marble Nail Art Tutorial


Gold Foil and Roses
24 July, 2014
Design a classy manicure covered in regal purple roses and gold fit for a queen!
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...