April 2, 2013
La Palm Products’ Gel II has a new color-changing gel collection, Reaction.
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March 11, 2013
Minx Nails educator Mirka Poikkeus shows a sneak peak of the new Minx Underwear heat-activated nail art appliques.
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January 9, 2013
InStyle magazine tried top gel polish brands at several different neighborhood salons to weigh the pros and cons of getting a professional-quality gel mani or pedi.
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January 7, 2013
InStyle magazine suggested touching up gel polish manicures with regular polish if clients are in a pinch or need a quick at-home remedy.
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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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June 28, 2012
Editor Hannah Lee got to tour the City of Hope headquarters as well as CND's research and development lab and found that a lot can be learned by stepping out of the office or salon and taking time to develop professionally.
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June 15, 2011
Answering the call for a boutique nail salon in the South Shore neighborhood of Chicago, Shine offers a clean atmosphere, homemade scrubs, and is consistently on top of the latest nail trends.
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April 11, 2011
The next step in Young Nails' ManiQ application is the color application.
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November 4, 2010
NSI Polish Pro is a light-cured formula that lasts two weeks without chipping, smudging, or cracking. It takes only minutes to apply and can be quickly dried under UV- or LED-lamps. Plus, removing it is a cinch. Ten minutes is all it takes. Available in 24 tip-tingling colors that shine on, and on, and on. Give your clients the mani of their dreams.
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November 1, 2010
The new crop of UV-cured brush-on gel polishes has set the industry abuzz. But what exactly is the technology behind these so-called hybrids, and how can they affect your business?
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October 1, 2010
Reveal by Hand and Nail Harmony are UV- or LED-cured gels that bond to the natural nail using a fused keratin bonding system without the use of harsh acids for retention. With whites, clears, and pinks, these gels can define any look, and with the faster cure times of LED lights techs can save up to 20 minutes on total service time.
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September 21, 2010
For the Teen Choice Awards, celebrity manicurist Kimmie Kyees manicured singer Katy Perry’s fingernails in Hand & Nail Harmony Gelish in the shade June Bride for an eye-catching sparkly nail look.
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September 7, 2010
Glamour’s beauty expert Andrea Pomerantz Lustig recommends getting gel manicures only once in a while, as the removal process can leave nails weak after lots of filing and acetone soaking.
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August 19, 2010
Soak-off gels are on Cosmopolitan's Hot Sheet for August.
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August 1, 2010
I always love getting out of the office and seeing what’s going on firsthand. And after the year we had last year, it’s refreshing to see the shape of things turning around.
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