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Each weekday, Nail It! selects one gorgeous nail design from followers. Click through to see each day's pick. » *If you would like to enter, submit your original nail art photos to art-sub@creativeage.com, or tag photos on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram with hashtag #nailitdaily.August 29: These colorful pottery inspired nails are designed by @SweetNailsEmSee.August 28: Anyone thirsty? When @caqui_nails started to draw this stunning desert landscape, she immediately had to get a cold...
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When you think gel, you likely envision extra shine, long-lasting wear, and a refined finished look. And while the quality of a professionally applied soak-off gel manicure is well worth the price, sometimes a girl doesn’t always have the time to stop by the salon and have it done. Thus, Sally Hansen Miracle Gel. Miracle Gel’s name is tricky – it isn’t quite a gel, and you don’t need to let it cure under an LED lamp. All you need to apply it is the Miracle Gel color of your choice plus a layer...
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Here’s the new thing you need to pack in your bag for college: Undercover Colors nail polish. Four young undergraduate men at North Carolina State University are working on creating a lacquer that students can wear on their nails to detect the presence of “date rape drugs” such as Rohypnol and GHB in a beverage. Genius? We think so.When wearing the polish, all you would need to do is casually stir your drink with your finger. A change in color would reveal whether it has been spiked. “With our...
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Select Your State or RegionWant your salon in the directory? Email your salon's name, address, phone number and a photo that best represents your salon's nail art to semick@creativeage.com.North AmericaUSAAlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth...
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Win the BH Cosmetics Flirty or Trendy collections! 6 winners will each score the BH Cosmetics nail polish collection in either Flirty (left) or Trendy (right). Each color arrangement offers must-have hues for the fall season! ENTER HERE ON FACEBOOK » HURRY, giveaway ends September 2, 2014 at 11:59 PST. Due to mailing restrictions, entries will be limited to U.S. only.
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During the month of August, we’re hosting both a daily giveaway and three nail art contests all to celebrate the colors we designed for Nailtini. Nailtini is a polish brand that offers a monthly subscription service – The Lacquer Cabinet – which mails out three polishes designed by a nail artist or blogger each month, plus empty bottles for mixing your own formula! To see the gorgeous colors Nail It! magazine came up with for the August Lacquer Cabinet box, click here.Scroll down for the...
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We’re all about a good nail wrap: they’re super easy to apply, we can get detailed nail art without really trying , and we can use them for pedicures and then immediately put on socks and go to the gym without dealing with smushed up polish later.NCLA already has wraps in tons of chic and quirky patterns – but now the possibilities are infinite. The Los Angeles based brand just released a new app that will allow you to snap a photo or upload an image to their site – to turn into your own...
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Meet Mohrayma Chavez, indie polish guru behind Sassy Cats Lacquer – and creator of thermals that sell out (multiple times) the weekend they’re released!Us: How long have you been making your own polish? Mohrayma: I opened sassy cats lacquer in the end of July 2013, I make one year pretty soon, I am excited.Sparkler, swatch by @bluevelvetlacquer of bluevelvetlacquer.blogspot.comWhat’s your “day job”? I am an account sales consultant at a major cell phone company. I love talking and interacting...
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Mildred Rivera, nail technician at Jasmine Nails, Tanning and Spa had hers done by tattoo artist John Jachimiak.Nail art is fun, but some choose to show off their love of nail polish in a more permanent way. Get ideas or just marvel by clicking through this gallery of tattooed nail artists. » Have a nail or beauty themed tattoo to share? Email your submissions to us at semick@creativeage.com!Sarah-Beth Oliver, cosmetologist specializing in nails at Cypress Nail & Hair Studio: “In love...
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There might be five different TLC shows about wedding dresses, but bridal nails shouldn’t be overlooked – especially since fingers are where that shiny sparkly ring will be! At MARS the Salon, Hiroko Fujikawa and her team of experts have created a must-have design that pairs a subtle French with detailed lace and gold for perfect elegance.Step 1: Apply a base coat. Step 2: Paint a beige French tip on all nails. Step 3: Paint a white lace pattern above the French tip with a fine tip...
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