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Texture Heaven Nail How-to

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NAHA Editorial Stylist of the Year, Sherri Jessee, collaborated with an all-female team to create a stunning collection entitled, "Texture Heaven," which features a variety of textures in both the hair and nails.

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Credits:
Hair: Sherri Jessee
Makeup: Valentina Gretsova
Nails: Joy A Johnson
Model: Kenzie with Kim Alley Models
Photographer: Monica True

International nail artist, Joy A Johnson, shares her styling secrets on how she achieved the amazing nails shown in the collection which featured texture in both the hair and nails (sheen, matte, fabric, & embossed print).

To create fantastic length, Joy applied KissUSA Full Cover Tips to the natural nail. Clothespins helped add continuous pressure to the nail tip to give maximum adhesion as she worked on other nails. A Mehaz angled toenail clipper allowed ease to create the pointed shape from an originating square shaped tip.
Fantastic coverage was achieved in one coat from Portobello by Seche. For a fabulous texture accent, a small piece of lace was added atop a freshly top coated nail.

To create a gorgeous frosted gold shade, Joy applied two coats of Swing Baby by ChinaGlaze.

To make matte green nails everyone will envy, Joy brushed on Holly-Day by ChinaGlaze and topped it with Matte Magic by ChinaGlaze.

For dramatic midnight blue nails, Joy used Black Licorice by Essie as a base and then topped with Brilliant blue Scandalous Shenanigans by China Glaze. She easily created an accent nail with Essie Sleek Stick textured silver nail wraps.

Look for more exciting collaborations from this talented team in the near future!

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