Topic : C-curves

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Artistic Nail Design's Rock Hard Liquid-and-Powder Application

February 18, 2014  | Demo

Artistic recently launched its Rock Hard Liquid-and-Powder Kits for creating natural looks, crisp smile lines, or customizable nail art.

Keywords: acrylics   Artistic Nail Design   C-curves   Demo  

C curve

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

The curvature or arch of a nail as seen when looking at the nail from the tip down.

Keywords: C-curves   nail anatomy  

The "Perfect" Pink-and-White Nail

March 15, 2012  | Article

What makes the perfect nail? How do you define the picture-perfect acrylic pink-and-white sculpt? NAILS combined contributions from CND education materials, Young Nails’ Greg Salo, and former NAILS Top 25 competitor Lynn Lammers to help draft guidelines for the quintessential “perfect nail.”

Keywords: acrylics   C-curves   cuticles   pink-and-whites   smile lines  

Enhancement Troubleshooter

June 1, 2011  | Article

You learned a lot in school, but once you start working full time with clients you’ll see that minor mishaps with nail enhancements will occasionally pop up to frustrate and challenge you. To help you out when they do, here's some handy troubleshooting advice on fixing the more common acrylic and gel problems.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   career handbook   C-curves   gel troubleshooting   lifting  

A Tale of Two Competitors

June 1, 2010  | Article

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.

Keywords: Akzentz   blogs   C-curves   competitions   ISSE Show  

Masterworks' New Clear Forms for Gels

June 1, 2010  | Demo

Masterworks Innovations’ CEO and veteran nail tech Amy Becker has come out with a new clear form designed specifically for hard or soft gels from any manufacturer.

Keywords: Amy Becker   C-curves   forms   Gels   Masterworks  

Young Nails C-Curve Sticks

August 27, 2009  | Product

Young Nails’ C-Curve Sticks are designed to create the perfect C-curve in seven different shapes.

Keywords: C-curves   implements   Young Nails  

Acing the C-Curve

June 1, 2008  | Demo

Used properly, a C-curve stick can help you create the ideal curve.

Keywords: acrylics   C-curves   enhancements   shaping nails  

Put on a Smiley Face

July 1, 1999  | Article

The pressure is on... whether you are giving client a French manicure, or you are at a competition attempting to create the perfect sculptured set... the smile line is always on your mind. Here are some tips to help keep you on your toes while making the perfect smile line.

Keywords: American Manicure   C-curves   CND   decals   French manicures  

Encyclopedia

A UV top coat goes over either polish or cured acrylic and dries with the aid of a UV light. While not a gel, a UV top coat does have some of the same...
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VietSALON

The U.S. Vietnamese salon industry represents more than half of all salons. VietSALON serves this market with a bi-monthly Vietnamese language print magazine and a community-oriented website.

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