June 1, 2010
Tucked into the corners of dark ballrooms at nail shows, some of the best nail technicians in the world compete against one another, sculpting dazzling nail art designs and perfectly precise C-curves. But what is it like to be a competitor? NAILS takes a quick look at the competition schedule of one veteran and one novice competitor at ISSE Long Beach this past January.
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June 1, 2010
Akzéntz Classic Gels are high-performance gels that can be combined with the Options Soak-Off Color Gels and Options Aurora Sparkle Gels to produce vibrant nail art designs and structurally sound enhancements.
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April 1, 2010
If you’re looking to add a nice finishing touch to any nail look, a UV gel top coat can be a great way to cap off the enhancement with a protective and high-gloss coating.
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April 1, 2010
Gina Silvestro is constantly thinking outside of the standard nail “bubble” and strives to stay on the cusp of trends, while sharing and instilling innovative thinking and techniques with her peers. For this month’s cover we asked her to create something fun and bubbly.
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November 1, 2009
Step-by-step by Gina Silvestro, Micheal K Galvin & Gel Essentialz Salon, Cranston, R.I.
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September 23, 2009
Akzentz Options Soak-Off UV Gels are odorless and durable and are easily removed with acetone or other remover.
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August 19, 2009
Akzentz's 16 new colors to the Options Soak Off Coloured Gel Line.
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August 1, 2009
Help your clients look young again with these anti-aging and rejuvenating treatments.
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July 1, 2009
Set your clients up for summer lovin’ with delicate lace patterns, created with gels and airbrush paint.
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May 1, 2009
Akzentz’s new Options Colour Gels have everything from chocolate browns to pastel blues, and are formulated to soak off easily so clients can change colours without hassle. A unique alternative to nail enhancements, Options Colour Gels demonstrate the true beauty in natural-looking nails.
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April 15, 2009
Akzentz’s Competition White Gel gives you brilliant white with superior strength for high-quality Frenches and more.
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March 13, 2009
By Gina Silvestro using Akzentz Gels.
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March 1, 2009
Breaking down the frustrating process of doing your own nails.
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February 1, 2009
Everyone's talking about gels these days. Nail professionals always want to stay on top of the latest trends, but many of them have a hard time understanding the gel process. Breaking down the steps involved in a gel application will help you determine whether you'd like to offer these services.
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January 1, 2009
Those subtle classy toes peeking out beneath a sandal may look like they’re flashing just ordinary polish, but in fact they could be secretly showcasing the newest trend in feet — gel toes. Here's a step-by-step.
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