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Nail Shapes for 2019 - 8 Styles Explained

The Hottest Nail Art, Nail Decoration and Nail News | Nail Shapes for 2019 – 8 Styles Explained

by The Elysian Boutique • July 27, 2019

Coffin nails We have Instagram to thank for making coffin nails oh-so popular, embraced by the likes of Kylie Jenner, the trend is going no where fast. Unless you opt for acrylics, this style demands that you grow your nails preeetty long. They’ll need to be long enough that both sides can be filed into […]


OPI Challenges Males to Express Themselves Through Nail Color

The Latest Nail News | OPI Challenges Males to Express Themselves Through Nail Color

by The Elysian Boutique • July 26, 2019

When a father defended his son, who was ridiculed for wearing nail polish last fall, OPI took action. As a part of the “Color Is the Answer” initiative, the brand believes color has the power to heal, transform, empower and spark joy, so the team naturally took the stance to #MANiUP, challenging men to express themselves […]


The Hottest Nail Art, Nail Decoration and Nail News | 8 things you need to know before booking an appointment

by The Elysian Boutique • July 26, 2019

I’ve always wanted to be that woman that, who, to paraphrase Swizz Beatz, has her hair done, nails done, everything did. But I’ve also always been aware of the grim stories that can come with getting acrylic nails, so have long shied away from the salon and getting I-have-my-life-together nails. Until one day I just […]


Nail Pros Share Their Essential Summer Reading List

The Latest Nail News | Nail Pros Share Their Essential Summer Reading List

by The Elysian Boutique • July 24, 2019

Top techs and successful salon owners reveal some of their favorite books. From inspirational memoirs to social media manuals, these page-turners are sure to keep you motivated. “The Beauty Industry Survival Guide (Dread Machine Publishing, 2014) by Tina Alberino is a great behind-the-scenes guide to the beauty business. It’s written in a handbook structure that’s […]


Kupa Releases First Digital and Portable Bluetooth E-file

The Latest Nail News | Kupa Releases First Digital and Portable Bluetooth E-file

by The Elysian Boutique • July 21, 2019

Kupa Incorporated introduced the MANIPro Passport Plus, the nail industry’s first fully digital and portable e-file, featuring Bluetooth technology, driving the wireless Kupa Smart Pedal. RELATED: Strengthen Your Gel Polish Services with Dip Powder Overlay This color-customizable e-file can be interchanged with Kupa Color Jackets for nail professionals to have the option to change the […]


Discover the Anonymous Instagram Account Behind #tagthemanicurist

The Latest Nail News | Discover the Anonymous Instagram Account Behind #tagthemanicurist

by The Elysian Boutique • July 19, 2019

New Instagram account @tagthemanicurist demands that editorial nail techs receive credit for their work. In February, more than two dozen high- profile nail techs found themselves tagged in a post from @tagthemanicurist, a new Instagram account. The initial post posed the question: “Do you ever notice who is tagged in celebrity social media posts? You’ll […]


Potential California Law Would Prohibit Nail and Skincare Booth Rental

The Latest Nail News | Potential California Law Would Prohibit Nail and Skincare Booth Rental

by The Elysian Boutique • July 18, 2019

Given the popularity of booth rental, the significant impact of last year’s California Supreme Court decision known as Dynamex on the beauty industry proved difficult to manage. When booth rental is no longer a legal option, what can beauty professionals opt for aside from employment or salon ownership? Legislation authored by assembly member Lorena Gonzales, […]


Valentine's Day 3-D Acrylic Roses

Step by Step Nail Art Tutorials – Valentine's Day 3-D Acrylic Roses

by The Elysian Boutique • July 15, 2019

Valentine’s Day 3-D Acrylic Roses Nail Art Step by Step Tutorials Sharpen your design skills! NAILPRO breaks tons of manicures into easy-to-follow steps to help you build your confidence in Nail Art. Step 1: 1. To prep, apply a thin layer of acrylic. Step 2: 2. Apply two coats of gel polish, curing between each […]


Barry M Crackle Nail Polish is Back And It's 2010 All Over Again

The Hottest Nail Art, Nail Decoration and Nail News | Barry M Crackle Nail Polish is Back And It’s 2010 All Over Again

by The Elysian Boutique • July 3, 2019

Cast your mind back to 2010, where you spent the majority of your time on your sofa, switching between Glee and Jersey Shore. In between studying Vinny Guadagnino’s eyebrows and performing your own rendition of Don’t Stop Believing, you probably found yourself painting your nails, because although Instagram was definitely not a thing, Nail Art […]


Valentine's Day 3-D Acrylic Roses

Step by Step Nail Art Tutorials – Valentine's Day 3-D Acrylic Roses

by The Elysian Boutique • July 1, 2019

Valentine’s Day 3-D Acrylic Roses Nail Art Step by Step Tutorials Sharpen your design abilities! NAILPRO breaks tons of manicures into simple-to-observe steps that can assist you construct your confidence in nail artwork. Step 1: 1. To prep, apply a skinny layer of acrylic. Step 2: 2. Apply two coats of gel polish, curing between […]