In the Magazine: February 2015

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See what’s in the February 2015 issue of NAILPRO! Our digital edition offers you everything in the print magazine PLUS live hyperlinks to products and advertisers as well as video and audio! Download the NAILPRO app from iTunes and read the digital edition on your iPod, iPhone, iPad and/or iTouch!








New hybrid lacquers deliver gel-like durability with a more traditional varnish’s versatility »
Polish: The Next Generation

Important guidelines for reporting all of your income to the government, gratuities included »
Tipping Points

The best ways to store products and modify services according to climate conditions »
Weather Wise

Secrets and strategies for raising salon prices while keeping your customers completely satisfied »
Going Up

How to ensure the health and beauty of your clients’ natural nails, plus the best products to stock as well as send home with them »
All Natural Nails

A look at the most innovative nail art featured at New York Fashion Week, from negative space manis to edgy French tips »
Spring’s Top Nail Trends



Swinging fringe inspires elegant nail art »
Polished Look: Fringe Benefits

Fun facts and behind-the-scenes sound bites from the celebrity manicurist »
Beauty File: Fleury File

OPI global artist Vu Nguyen tackles your toughest nail questions »
Guest Editor: Ask Vu

The sleek, modern Los Angeles salon prides itself on unique color astrology and other personalized services »
Savvy Salon: Enamel Diction

Champion nail artist Amy Becker on the many benefits of competing, above and beyond the trophy. Plus! Spotlight on Allie Baker-Bennett »
Competition Corner: Just Rewards

Celebrity manicurist Elle Gerstein designs fashion-forward fingertips for the hit Fox TV show Gotham »
Hollywood File: Villainess Varnish



Create brushed-effect nail art with the China Glaze Fan Manicure Kit and craft fairy tale-inspired nails with the Gelish Cinderella 2015 collection »
Pro Talk


How to use your smartphone to snap social media-worthy pics of your work »
Workshop: Take Your Best Shot

Digits designed with music in mind »
Art Gallery: Nails That Rock

Coping with the common but treatable symptoms of adult ADHD »
Nail Clinic: At Attention

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