A silk wrap is an overlay system where nail-size pieces of silk are bonded to the front of the nail plate with a nail adhesive; used to strengthen and repair natural nails or nail tips.
As shorter nails trend, many nail techs are using nail wraps as a way to give their clients stability while still maintaining that natural look. And as nail wraps make their way back into the limelight, other creative product uses are emerging as well.
Independent nail wraps brand Scratch needed $6,000 to do a run of three of its latest styles. Founder Chelsea Kent, a web designer with a love of the arts, put the project on crowdfunding site Kickstarter.com. She received a whopping $36,865 in donations.
Nowadays you can sell anything from cosmetics to cookware at small home gatherings — including Jamberry Nails.
The Golden Disc-o-pade Styler + Nail Appliqué Set was inspired by the striking mod prints sauntering down the runways. It features Amika’s Digital Titanium Styler and a set of the Dashing Diva Professional DesignFX nail appliqués.
There are a variety of nail issues, from the everyday bitten-nails to the all-out chip or crack, that require you to call in reinforcements. Whether using acrylic or gel (or even a tea bag), we offer some ways to strengthen nails into long-lasting beauts.
Foil Remover Wraps
Designer Nail Wraps
Nail Polish Appliques
Troubleshooter: Nail Biter Tip Application
December 4, 2013
Scratch: Collaboratively Designed Nail Polish Wraps
April 15, 2013
Troubleshooter: Nail Polish Apps
December 12, 2012
Retail Boutique: Gift Wrap Items6 photos
A Decal Declaration: Nail Art Appliques11 photos
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