October 2, 2014
The nail toughening and repair product is being used by nail techs to treat cancer patients’ brittle nails, a side effect of chemotherapy.
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September 23, 2014
Nail tech Cindy Hare doesn’t take chances with her clients’ nail health. For regular gel-polish clients, she applies a thin layer of clear hard gel as a barrier to protect the natural nail.
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May 27, 2014
Famous Names asked users of its IBX System to post before and after pictures of their clients’ nails onto its Facebook page.
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April 10, 2014
Holly explains the difference between nail damage and nail dehydration.
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February 18, 2014
Famous Names introduces IBX (comprised of IBX and IBX Repair), a new system that provides a shield against damage commonly associated with the soak-off process.
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December 20, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, LaShaun Brown-Glenn, a U.S. business development manager and trainer for Alessandro, shows the first step toward repairing a broken gel extension edge.
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March 21, 2013
With the biggest problem being inadequate soak-off times and nail damage during subsequent forced gel removal, there are some things you can do to help expedite the soak-off process without compromising effectiveness.
Keywords: damaged nails gels product removal removing gels
December 31, 2012
The great windfall of revenue soak-off gel-polishes have brought to salons has become endangered by a rash of improper removal techniques that are leaving clients unsatisfied with their results — and they’re telling their friends about it.
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August 23, 2011
Nailtiques’ After Artificial Kit is a therapeutic treatment for nails recovering from acrylics, gels, and wraps.
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February 1, 2011
Sometimes a new gel client will be surprised to see damage to her natural nails after a few weeks of wearing gels. There’s no guarantee that all gel applications and removals will be done precisely to manufacturer standards, so in the event of soaking off a set of gels and looking at weakened and thinned nail plates, what is a tech to do?
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November 1, 2000
Answers to your questions on polish application, cleaning dappen dishes, acrylic brushes, and drill safety.
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February 1, 1995
Readers ask about "little green monsters" and choosing the right product for specific clients.
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February 1, 1995
The Nail Doctor is back to answer your pressing questions on allergies and menopausal side effects.
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