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ART GALLERY by Pam Minch Beginner: Far Out Give It a Swirl Think tie-dye is just for tees? Think again! 1 2 Polish the nail glittery white. Allow to dry. With polish, paint four stripes (blue, green, orange and yellow) down one side of the nail. (The more polish you use, the easier it will be to drag.) 3 While wet, drag a toothpick through the polish to the opposing side of the nail to create a tie-dye effect. Finish with top coat. I Submit to Art Gallery Submit your nail art to NAILPRO for consideration for future installments of Art Gallery. Visit our website at for all the details. Pam Minch hails from Parker, CO, and specializes in nail art. Her art has been featured in Sports Illustrated and several other publications. She has been a top nail art competitor, competition judge and an educator for a major manufacturer. 110 NAILPRO J U LY 2013 Nail Design: Megan Gollop Average Time:15 minutes per set • Suggested Price: $10 per set Intermediate: Groovy 1 Polish the nail white. Allow to dry. This creates a nice canvas for your nail polish colors to pop. 2 With polish, paint vertical stripes (alternate pink, yellow, and purple). 3 While wet, drag a toothpick through the polish to create a tie-dyed look. Finish with top coat. Nail Design: Megan Gollop Average Time: 20 minutes per set • Suggested Price: $10 per set PHOTOS: ARMANDO SANCHEZ t’s back! (Or did it ever really leave?) Tie-dye is so much fun and the color combos are never ending, so it’s only natural that we should incorporate this style into the nail art world. Megan Gollop from Portugal Cove, Newfoundland, Canada, has utilized a simple technique that gives nail techs an easy, timely way to paint a tie-dyed look. All that’s needed is a toothpick and a little practice. Take the time to perfect her style and then offer several samples to your ladies for some groovy growth to your business. Whichever designs your clients decide on, remember to offer them custom colors to complement their wardrobes, swimsuits or far-out moods!

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Nailpro - July 2013

Nailpro - July 2013
Nailing the News
Polished Look: Net Effect
Behind the Nail Pros
Workshop: 7 Steps to Creating a Marketable Menu
Art Gallery: Give It a Swirl
Peace, Love & OPI
Perfect Pairs: Shadow Play
Savvy Salon: Blossom Beauty Lounge
Beauty File: Alesia Lanzo
The Real Cost of Relocating
Coping With Unpleasant Coworkers
Tips Are Popping Up
Reality Works
Neon Nails
Dressed for Success
Here Comes the Sunless
Nail Clinic: Handling a Spill
Pro Talk
Marketplace Plus
Ad Index
Hollywood File
Manufacturer Deals & Promotions
Test Yourself

Nailpro - July 2013