Behind the Nail Pros

NAILPRO Behind the March 2015 Cover: Cinderella Story Nails
Ever since we got a sneak peek of the collaboration between Disney's Cinderella and Hand & Nail Harmony's Morgan Taylor and Gelish at Cosmoprof North America last July, we've been fizzing with...
NAILPRO Behind the February 2015 Cover: Modern Valentine's Day Nails
When Natalie Minerva (aka Nail Swag) arrived on set, she already had a vision for her cover-worthy tips: a more sophisticated take on the heart-stopping holiday theme, with a limited color palette of...
NAILPRO Behind the January 2015 Cover: Pink Pearl Nails
To help capture the cool mood of the season, we invited Elaine Watson, Star Nail Vice President of Marketing and Director of Education, to the NAILPRO offices to work some winter magic. After looking...
NAILPRO Behind the December 2014 Cover: Icy Stilettos
Award-winning nail artist Kirsty Meakin did this icy design for our December cover. The U.K.-based tech brought her own inspiration to the photo shoot - jewelry set with bold white and clear...
NAILPRO Behind the November 2014 Cover: Fall Brown and Golds
We thought something inspired by fall would be perfect for the November cover! Celeb manicurist Kimmie Kyees went through all her fall shades and came up with two hues to represent the season: a...
Nail Art How To: Ultra-Long Gothic Nails (October 2014) Behind the Nail Pros
As part of the prize for winning the 2014 NAILPRO Cup, champion Marina LoPresto got the chance to do our October cover nails! Going for a Halloween feel, she sculpted some long French twists and...
Nail Art How To: Moody Jewels (September 2014) Behind the Nail Pros
This fall, dark jewel tones are trending just as much as metallics that remind us of actual jewelry. Watch as celebrity manicurist Kimmie Kyees pulls together multiple shimmering nail looks fit for...
Nail Art How To: Hawaiian Nails (August 2014) Behind the Nail Pros
The August cover pays tribute to the warm water and tropical foliage of Hawaii! As a nail artist and a dweller of the island herself, Shannon McCown Nakamura covered these pipe-shaped nails with one-...