May 22, 2014
Maggie jumped on the gel-polish bandwagon early — then jumped back off.
May 22, 2014
ProGel’s Sweet Boutique is a collection of delicious trending pastel shades to satisfy any sweet tooth.
May 15, 2014
Gelish introduces the Spring Trends collection, four new textured gel-polishes designed to be worn alone or over your favorite Gelish color.
May 10, 2014
Artistic Nail Design introduces four new colors inspired by the soft peaches, pinks, and nudes of the spring and summer season.
May 8, 2014
New P+ Soak-off Glitter gel-polishes for summer from Light Elegance are available, bringing the entire glitter gel-polish collection up to 28 shades.
May 6, 2014
Denise Heavner, Jefferson, Ohio
May 5, 2014
Would you like some scientific facts about gel manicures instead of just opinions? How about some factual data that you can look at for yourself and decide on the safety of your manicure. Here is some information from Holly Schippers (The FingerNailFixer) to give you the opportunity to make a fact-based decision.
May 2, 2014
NAILS editor Hannah Lee appeared on The Today Show on Friday, May 2, 2014, as the counterpoint voice to a new study that says UV nail lamp users may have an increased risk of skin cancer. Hannah pointed out that you are exposed to more UVA rays from natural sunlight walking or driving to the salon than you can in a UV lamp. Last year's study by Drs. Dowdy and Sayre is the benchmark we should all refer to.
May 1, 2014
Merrick Fisher of Beverly Hills, Calif.-based Merricures created a nail art look that allows clients to take home the same lavish animal prints seen on the runway but for a fraction of the price.
May 1, 2014
Learn how to do this simple French Polka Dot design from Gelish (as featured in CosmoProf's Vintage Vibe, Modern Style promotion).
April 28, 2014
Monochromatic nail art doesn’t have to be boring. Use a gel-on-gel-polish design in the same color to make beautiful 3-D art. Shannon Rooney of Las Vegas shows how to create this look, inspired by OPI guest artist Adela Munoz at the ISSE Long Beach Show.
May 3, 2013
Editor Hannah Lee discusses the importance of following proper gel-polish removal procedures.
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