nail art

All U.S. Sally Beauty Supply Stores to Roll Out Nail Studios

All U.S. Sally Beauty Supply stores should have Nail Studios with more than 750 shades of nail polishes near their entrances by January 2015, a top Sally Beauty Holdings executive said Nov. 13 in a conference call with analysts discussing the company's fiscal 2014 fourth-quarter and fiscal 2014 financial results released the same day.

Get the Look: The Accent Nail

Get the Look: The Accent Nail

Forget the drab, single-color manicure and overdone all-accented nails. Simply accent the ring fingers to make a statement.

Get the steps to creating this look in the Beauty Store Business April Digital Edition!

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New NPD Report Examines Consumer Nailcare Preferences

New NPD Study Examines Consumer Nailcare Preferences

The March 2013 Nail Care & Polish Consumer Report from global information provider The NPD Group reveals that more than half of women over the age of 18 have purchased nail products for at-home use or professional nail services in the past year.

“The appeal and power of the nail category is both the permission to play and the accessibility in price,” says Karen Grant, vice president and global industry analyst at The NPD Group. “Even for those on a tight budget, nail products offer a relatively guilt-free treat with the power to change their options.”

Award-Winning Tat'z Nail'z Nail Art-Imaging Machine Now Available to U.S. Beauty Stores and Salons

Tat'z Nail'z Nail Art-Imaging Machine Available to U.S. Beauty Stores and Salons

Have you ever thought about buying or leasing one of those new nail art-imaging machines for your brick and mortar's customers? If your beauty store is in the United States, you can do so now via Farmington, Utah-based Style Tech.

China Glaze Texture

China Glaze Texture

China Glaze introduces Texture, a unique lacquer that applies as a crème but dries with a 3-D texture effect. Unlike traditional nail-art techniques that require multiple steps, Texture only requires one step: painting the nail. It dries matte, but can be combined with China Glaze Fast Forward Top Coat for a glossy effect. Call 323.728.2999 or visit www.chinaglaze.com.

U.S. Nail-Art Enthusiasts Get Their Very Own Beauty-Sampling Service

U.S. Nail-Art Enthusiasts Get Their Very Own Beauty-Sampling Service

Nail Art Society has launched its beauty-sampling service, which will deliver packages chock-full of nail-art accessories, professional nailcare tools and nail polishes to its U.S. members' doors monthly.

A step-by-step how-to instructional card is included with the personalized boxes, helping members complete the curated nail-art look at home.

“What nail art essentially provides is a way to use your hands as an expression of yourself—an outlet to show your identity and sense of style,” says Tia Valenciano, Nail Art Society founder.