September 1, 2005
Gels have their own lingo, their own tricks, their own innuendo. Here we tapped gel manufacturers, educators, and users for 21 bits of gel insider info. From terms like “capping,” “pillowing,” and “freezing” to why you can’t handle your product the same way you do acrylic, these techniques and tricks are good to know no matter how long you’ve been doing gels.
Keywords: gel troubleshooting gels
February 1, 2005
Kaleidoscope Gel Paint from Young Nails is a nine-color collection made from the company’s Synergy Gel to give maximum coverage.
Keywords: colored gels custom nail colors gels learning new techniques nail art
January 1, 2005
Watch the metamorphosis of your client's nails with this 3D butterfly design.
Keywords: 3-D nail art colored gels gels nail art NSI
March 1, 2004
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Nails by Tracy Waterman of Perfect 10 Nail Salon in Merrimack, N.H.
Keywords: colored gels French nail art French twists gels holiday nail art
October 1, 2000
Here, we give you some tips on removing gels. From filling to soaking there’s more than one way to do it. And it doesn’t always have to be difficult.
Keywords: acetone/removal products gels product removal
November 1, 1998
Light-activated gel systems have been revamped for the healthy, odor-free environment of the 90s.
Keywords: En Vogue gels IBD international Light Concept Nails
September 1, 1997
Gels are highly sensitive and tricky to produce. Keeping strict control over temperature and environment is critical for product quality.
Keywords: gels how products are made ingredients
August 1, 1997
Thanks to technology old heavy UV lamps have given way to today's sleek and quick models. Their production is subjected to rigorous quality control.
Keywords: gels how products are made UV lights UV system
October 1, 1995
If your clients experience a burning sensation during a nail service, chances are you’re preparing the nail improperly or applying the product incorrectly.
Keywords: adhesives gels nail prep primers
September 1, 1995
This first patent was granted on the design of and technology used in the lamp’s bulbs.
Keywords: gels OPI Products patents UV lights
June 1, 1995
Light-cured gels often have been described as a pre-mixed, liquid form of acrylic. Not true, say chemists, who explain here what gels are made of and how they work.
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May 1, 1993
Amid dire predictions that they would destroy the professional nail industry, home gel systems contributed to a surge in the products popularity and taught nail technicians that service, not product, is what they sell.