August 4, 2014
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.
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September 4, 2012
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time of year when many companies introduce lines of pink and breast cancer awareness inspired products. Most of these companies even donate a portion of their profits to help fight breast cancer.
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November 22, 2010
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This month the beauty industry is passionate about pink. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, your favorite nail manufacturers are making donations to life-saving charities when you purchase their products.
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July 1, 2010
The amount of odor is directly related to how quickly a liquid evaporates. That means preventing the rapid evaporation of liquids can lower the odor in the environment.
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February 1, 2010
Risé Carter of NSI, Doug Schoon of CND, Paul Bryson of OPI, and numerous other manufacturers and nail techs have sent letters to Dr. Oz. I encourage you to do the same. Go watch the video and then click on the Contact Us link at the bottom of the page.
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July 22, 2009
NSI’s Nailpure Plus prepares the natural nail for any enhancement.
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July 1, 2009
Creating the perfect set of acrylics could be considered an art, but the foundation behind it is found in the science. NAILS breaks down the chemistry behind liquid-and-powder in laymen's terms.
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July 2, 2008
Watch step-by-step demonstrations covering acrylic, gel and nail art.
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April 1, 2006
Well-known nail industry veteran and NSI educator, Erin Snyder, has book of inspirational works published.
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May 1, 1995
Nail technician want to dry polish fast, showcase it with a glossy shine, and preserve it with a durable finish. Can a top coat do all this?
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