Nails Magazine

MAY 2017

Magazine for the professional nail industry.

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108 | NAILS MAGAZINE | MAY 2017 A GUIDE TO BRUSHES Creating nail art requires using the correct tools, and a set of nail art brushes is a great place to start. But with a bewildering variety of shapes and sizes available, which brush will help you create your favorite design? Our helpful chart provides a guide to types of brushes and the best techniques and designs to create with them. BY SARAH WAITE Sarah Waite is the creator of the popular nail art website A longtime nail art enthusiast who was inspired to become a licensed nail tech, she has been featured on Oxygen's reality show Nail'd It and was named Phoenix New Times' Best Nail Artist in 2016. Follow her on Instagram @chalkboardnails. FODDER FOR FEARSOME ART Many different schools of art — abstract, surrealism, and pop art among them — can serve as inspiration for stellar nail art. Street artist Banksy was the inspiration for this set of nails by King. A R t A l l T h i n g s These nails by Los Angeles- based nail tech Chelsea King pay homage to some classic works of art. Dotting tool Striper brush Detail brush Fan brush Pointed brush Round brush Angled brush Square brush

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