Health - Topic : NSI

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Hard Vs. Soft: A Closer Look At Gels

August 4, 2014  | Article

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. 

Keywords: gels   Light Elegance   NSI   soak-off gels  

Breast Cancer Awareness Products: The Month to Think Pink

September 4, 2012  | Photo Gallery

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.  

Keywords: Aerovex Systems   Backscratchers   Bellissima   Bio Sculpture Gel   breast cancer awareness  

Join the Fight to End Breast Cancer

November 22, 2010  | Photo Gallery

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.

Keywords: Bio Sculpture Gel   breast cancer awareness   California Mango   charity   China Glaze  

Controlling Odors in the Salon

July 1, 2010  | Article

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.

Keywords: air filtration   air quality   client complaints   manufacturers educators   NSI  

On My Mind: Fear Factor Doesn't Fly With Us

February 1, 2010  | Article

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.

Keywords: acetone/removal products   chemical safety   Doug Schoon   industry research   nail biting  

NSI Nailpure Plus

July 22, 2009  | Product

NSI’s Nailpure Plus prepares the natural nail for any enhancement.

Keywords: nail prep   NSI  

The Chemistry of Acrylics

July 1, 2009  | Article

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.

Keywords: acetone/removal products   acrylics   CND   Doug Schoon   liquid-to-powder ratio  

NSI Products - Sanitation & Disinfection

July 2, 2008  | Video

Watch step-by-step demonstrations covering acrylic, gel and nail art.

Keywords: disinfection   NSI   salon sanitation  

Nail Tech Writes Inspirational Book

April 1, 2006  | Article

Well-known nail industry veteran and NSI educator, Erin Snyder, has book of inspirational works published.

Keywords: books   nail trends   NSI   work life balance  

Top Coats: The Crowning Glory

May 1, 1995  | Article

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?

Keywords: CND   fast dry top coats   how products are made   NSI   OPI Products  

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