CND Shellac is applied like traditional polish and cured under a UV light, drying it immediately. It lasts at least two weeks and soaks off in acetone.
Longtime flight attendant Holly Kalil offers first-class treatment for the price of coach in her retro airline-themed nail salon.
Before there was gel-polish, there was gel. Making its debut in the mid-1980s, this product was designed as an enhancement for clients who desired a glossy, durable finish. While many clients might think there is a big difference between gel and acrylic, gels actually rely on ingredients from the acrylic family. Perhaps the tougher distinction to make is between hard (traditional) and soft (soak-off) gels.
The Beauty Changes Lives/CND/Tippi Hedren Nail Scholarship program is now accepting applications through September 8, 2014.
NAILS is pleased to announce our Top 12 for 2014's Next Top Nail Artist competition sponsored by CND.
Summer Glitter Gels
Bio Seaweed Gel 3-Step Tropical Getaway Collection 2014
August 13, 2014
Alternative Bridal French Nail Art
August 5, 2014
Troubleshooter: How to Properly Pick Up Gel
July 16, 2014
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Soft/Soak-Off8 photos
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Hard/Traditional18 photos
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