December 27, 2010
Double load is a term in nail art, where you load two separate colors on a brush to create a multidimensional look; the goal is usually to have a blend of the two colors where they meet.
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December 27, 2010
The ferrule is a metal ring or cap placed around a brush shaft to reinforce and hold the hairs of a brush in place.
December 1, 2010
Having the perfect set of brushes for any type of application would be a nail tech’s dream come true, so Star Nail’s global education director Elaine Watson came up with the new Master Tech Tool Kit. Watson wanted something that could easily travel with her to international seminars for demos and teaching, and carrying a brush for each demo was just not working out for her any longer.
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November 22, 2010
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“Toolkits” don’t always have to include hammers, pliers, and screwdrivers. NAILS presents the ultimate guide to implements specifically for nail techs, plus a handy list of manufacturers that will help you complete your own collection.
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November 17, 2010
Disappointed that hairstylists have an abundance of edgy, beautiful tools (like tatted up blow dryers and flat irons), while nail techs have fewer choices when it comes to stylish implements, Anna Cobasky, salon owner and operator of Salon Designs in Glendale, Ariz., decided to give her nail brushes an edgy twist.
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October 1, 2010
What implement can you not live without? Nail techs answer this question by describing the tools that get them through the workday. Plus, be sure to save the experts’ advice for implement purchasing, and the convenient buyers’ guide for the next time you’re shopping for new implements.
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September 20, 2010
Princess Nails’ Marbleizing/Dotting tool functions in many ways to help you create and enhance nail art.
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September 1, 2010
When it comes to nail art, it isn’t a one-brush-will-do kind of situation. With the proper brush, a tech can create everything from thin detailed lines, to color-blended shadows, and even elaborate flowers.
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August 1, 2010
Don your berets, because Orly’s new Instant Artist Collection promises to help you achieve clean, precise, and colorful nail art designs at every skill level. The collection features 24 water-based shades that each come with a tapered brush for exact placement. The collection also includes four tools: a detailer brush, striper brush, dotter duo, and design tear-off cards that offer suggested step-by-steps.
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July 30, 2010
Star Nail's new 1/2-oz. Striping Brush with Cleaner is a long thin brush that soaks in a cleaning solution.
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February 18, 2010
Kinetics’ Masterpiece Brushes are hand made from the highest-quality pure Kolinsky.
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April 15, 2009
NSI’s Royal Precision Brush is ergonomically designed for balance and comfort.
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November 1, 2008
Understanding the characteristics of gels will help you apply them flawlessly.
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October 1, 2008
My brush is my best friend. It is my life. Without my brush, I am useless.
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September 1, 2008
Mastering your acrylic liquid-to-powder ratio will help make work easier and more fun.
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