A manicure in which the moon, or lunula, is painted a contrasting color to the rest of the nail or simply left bare. The original moon manicure was worn by screen stars back in the '20s.
history of nail care
Looking for ways to help your client switch it up and try something new? An easy way is to make suggestions based on what she already likes. Here are a few popular services along with alternate or complementary ones that she just might make a permanent part of her routine — and will add more money to your bottom line.
Nails: The Story of the Modern Manicure is a vibrantly illustrated and impeccably researched history of the manicure, beginning with its 19th-century origins and tracing the trend all the way to its massive popularity today.
It’s been 20 years since Kupa Inc. introduced its popular and successful UP-200 electric file, but the company actually opened its door six years earlier.
When it comes to that happiest part of the nail we all know and love, there’s no one right way to make it perfect. Smile lines can adapt to the nail to complement the shape and design of the nail. Akzentz educator Gina Silvestro of Gel Essentials in Cranston, R.I., shows her ideal smile lines for several different nail shapes.
Half-moon manicures are the newest fall trend to take the runways...and your salons...by storm.
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