Behind The Scenes: Here Comes the Teacher

6. File the nails to the desired shape with a Blizzard. Apply Solar Oil and buff with a Boomerang padded board to a high shine.

7. (optional) Apply a small silver bead in the middle of the silver swirl with top coat.



You might recognize our makeup artist as nail tech and salon owner Maisie Dunbar. She got her makeup license in 2005 and launched her own line of cosmetics, Bluffa Jo Cosmetics ( last fall. So what does the name mean? “A Bluffa Jo is a local Liberian (West Africa) term that describes a fashion-conscious person who possesses style, class, and exudes confidence,” Maisie says on her website. “She never leaves home without looking her absolute best. A Bluffa Jo constantly invests in items or events that celebrate and embrace her inner and outer beauty.”

For more information on CND products, visit their website at For more information on Bluffa Jo products, visit


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