July 30, 2010
New from Hand & Harmony comes Gelish Color Gels. The gels apply like polish with a twist cap and applicator, but are cured in a lamp like gels.
July 6, 2010
Star Nail’s T3 European FiberGels are designed to apply evenly and smoothly across the entire nail plate, making precise cuticle area applications a breeze.
The new Gentle gels from Iryna Giblett have been developed to be both gentle to customers and the environment.
July 1, 2010
It’s been a while since the nail industry had something truly new to capture our imagination. But over the course of the last several years, several professional manufacturers have been fine-tuning gel technologies and the product developments are truly something to get excited about.
July 1, 2010
LCN’s Exotica collection offers new, fun shades for the summer that will not yellow, fade, or chip.
July 1, 2010
Nails by Cassie Fero, Eugene, Ore.
Looking to add a little more pop to your gels? Try mixing in some glitter. It’s fun to do in front of a client and it will show her you have skills beyond the mere limits of the jar.
June 1, 2010
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.
Akzéntz Classic Gels are high-performance gels that can be combined with the Options Soak-Off Color Gels and Options Aurora Sparkle Gels to produce vibrant nail art designs and structurally sound enhancements.
May 11, 2010
Light Elegance’s new Glitter Gels for the summer and spring come in six fantastic shades.
May 1, 2010
Nails by Kelly-Marie Daly, The Nail Sanctuary, Charleville, Ireland
April 1, 2010
Nails by Brenda Skermont, AbFab Salon and Spa, Rockford, Ill.
Gina Silvestro is constantly thinking outside of the standard nail “bubble” and strives to stay on the cusp of trends, while sharing and instilling innovative thinking and techniques with her peers. For this month’s cover we asked her to create something fun and bubbly.
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