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What is Stamping for the First Time Like?

Posted by Tiana Regan

What’s the hardest part about nail stamping? Sometimes, it’s choosing a design or just peeling off the blue film. Watch as Claudia takes the first few steps of her nail stamping journey and subscribe to see how her initial experience compared to yours. Claudia's creative journey is a 3 part series. Watch the full complete series: Part 2: Part 3: What has your stamping experience been like? Comment below and share.

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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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Memphis Mod: What the heck does this box have to do with Memphis?!

Posted by Tiana Regan

Inquiring minds want to know what our most recent Mani x Me (pronounced ‘Mani by Me’) Memphis Mod subscription box has to do with the colorful, bluesy and rock-n-roll city of Memphis, Tennessee! Honestly, absolutely nothing! Well...that was helpful! Image Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BhzIMEojfZI/ Image Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BVPdcHdhV3J/ Kidding aside. Memphis is a design aesthetic created by a co-op of Italian designers who made their art well known in the ’80s with inspiration coming from colorful pop art and futuristic art deco architecture and furnishings, much of which is covered in shiny lacquer (kinda like your nails and topcoat, perhaps). AND because I...

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Community Topic of the Month: Nail Products and Education

Posted by Devon Nurre

Nail artists come in all shapes and forms. Whether you’re a pro stamper that changes their nails weekly, or a nail technician that has five years of experience, both have their own artistic preferences and tools. Since the boom in DIY nail art, stampers, files, polish, and gel can be found everywhere... from a local drugstore to the countless online shops that make it so easy to purchase the newest must-haves... whether you’re licensed or not! 

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Find some creative inspiration with behind-the-scenes stories, candid interviews, and easy how-to’s while you wait for that polish to dry.

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