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Reverse Stamping: 2 Ways to Create Successful and Full-Proof Nail Designs

Posted by Tiana Regan

Reverse stamping is a technique that allows stamped images to have more depth and imagination mixing colors and designs all on one nail. However, how you arrive to the end result depends on which technique suites your preference. You're in luck because we're showing you 2 popular techniques on how to achieve the best reverse stamped design. Technique #1: Using your Stamper Head Instructions (Starts at 7:00) 1. (Using the stamping technique) pick up the design you'd like to paint. 2. Blot polish or polishes you're going to use to color in your design onto your Lotus Mat. 3. Using...

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Community Topic of the Month: Stamp Cuticles Clean with No Cuticle Protector

Posted by Tiana Regan

Sounds like sorcery, but really it's a simple concept. Earlier this month for a Maniology LIVE! video I created this chic olive green and leopard print manicure: In the middle of the manicure, I realized I didn't have Mani Mask or cuticle tape and was stamping in black ūüė≥! Because of my deep cuticles and dry skin, it was a recipe for staining skin (which you can see a little in the picture). However, there is a hack if in a pinch or you don't have either Mani Mask or cuticle tape you can protect your cuticle and skin from...

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Do's and Dont's with the Ice Cube Stamper

Posted by Tiana Regan

Can't get your clear stamper to pick up a clean design? Sometimes, nail stamping takes a little bit of practice, but once you've got it down, you'll have amazing manicures for life. Follow this short list of simple Do's & Don'ts featuring our Ice Cube Stamper to get started on your creative journey.

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Let Your Stamping Journey Begin Here

Posted by Tiana Regan

You have the ideas and see the beautiful artwork - but how does it all work? Here's a helpful video put together by our Nail Educator, Devon who will walk you through the stamping process. Don't want to watch the video? Here is the information you need to get started.   Items you'll need: Nail Stamping Plate Stamping Polish Stamper Scraper There are a few products that are helpful in the stamping process: Acetone (to remove any excess stamping polish - and you will need to do this) Cotton Lint Roller or Scotch Tape Top Coat 2 key things you...

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Fossilized Fashion: Easy How-To

Posted by Katie Andelman



Fashion from the past always comes back in style, and we're in love with this adorable look by PolishedJess using this month's Mani x Me Box. Dinosaurs are breaking into the 80's, rocking funky neon colors and abstract shapes that create a fun and flawless look. We're grabbing our monthly boxes and stealing this perfect look, and you can too.

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