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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 😳! 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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Making Magic with @Hannys_Manis

Posted by Kara Crail

Sparkly unicorn poops. Yes, you heard that right. Our collaboration stamping plate with @Hannys_Manis is the plate you didn’t realize you were missing. But who is the artist behind the sparkles, the cat buttholes, and the unicorn poop?

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Back to Basics Series: 3 Simple Tips for Stronger, Healthier Nails

Posted by Kara Crail

Nothing is worse than spending hours on a new manicure and having a nail break within days. 😩 Ouch! Like they say, outer beauty won't last forever; it's what's underneath that really counts. Whether you're a total nail newbie or a manicure master, follow these 3 basic tips for growing stronger, healthier nails.

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Color Your World with Clairestelle8

Posted by Kara Crail


Glittery gradients, neon water marbling, and flawless reverse stamping designs--these are just a few things that come to mind when we think of Clairestelle8! We've always wondered about the gal behind those beautiful nails, and we were fortunate enough to get an inside peek into her creative mind. Is it always rainbows and sunshine for Claire O'Sullivan? Or is she actually an emotional sap like us. Read on to find out!

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