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NYFW: Beauty At Veronica Beard F/W 2019

Get the details for the hair and nail look for the Veronica Beard F/W 2019 collection held during NYFW. Kevin Hughes (Moroccanoil) and Julie Kandalec (essie) give a breakdown of the finishes.

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ARTIST SESSION: Spring 2018 Session Notes

Twice each year MODERN holds ARTIST SESSION, a two-day photoshoot workshop designed to guide licensed professionals on how to create award-winning, cover-worthy images. Details on the Spring 2018 session here.

2015 Academy Awards: Julie Kandalec's 10 Favorite Nail Designs

Julie Kandalec, celebrity manicurist and Paintbox Creative Director, looked closely at each star as she hit the red carpet to make sure her nails were perfected. Here she shares her top 10 countdown of her favorite ...

NYFW: Beauty At Delpozo

The Delpozo F/W 2015 collection presented some interesting beauty in it's NYFW presentation. For hair, Antonio Corral Calero, Moroccanoil’s global creative director, played with accessories,  incorporating the designers’ ...

FASHION WEEK: Essie and Kerastase Backstage at Jill Stuart

The scene backstage at Jill Stuart's Spring/Summer '14 New York Mercedes Benz Fashion Week show was MOBBED. Make-up artists from Sephora were creating metallic eyes and glowing skin using Laura Mercier, Bobby Brown, Mark Jacobs, Givency and Josie Maran products. Hair designers were busy whipping up a "rock and roll, look with a messy part--very fun style," says Odile Gilbert, lead hair, who used a combination of Kerastase Powder Bluff, Kerastase Boucles D'Art and Kerastase Laque Dentelle.

Nail Pointers: What I Wish I Had Known in Beauty School

Salons are saying they can’t hire manicurists fast enough to keep up with demand for their services. Julie Kandalec, a manicurist and nail artist in New York, offers these “what I wish I had known in beauty school” tips.

Manicure-Makeover: Nails Are Featured on "What Not To Wear"

Manicurist Julie Kandalec performed the first nail intervention ever on the makeover show, "What Not To Wear" proving nails are an essential component to a well-dressed look.

Julie Kandalec offers a Tour of her Traveling Manicure Kit

Nail Artist Julie Kandalec is regularly asked “What does a freelance manicurist keep in her travel kit?” This four minute video offers a tour of Kandalec’s precious and sturdy “bag” by Zuca and includes all that is needed for a manicurist who is regularly working in photo studios, on movie sets and in celebrity homes.