March 1, 2004
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Nails by Tracy Waterman of Perfect 10 Nail Salon in Merrimack, N.H.
February 1, 2002
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.
November 1, 1998
Light-activated gel systems have been revamped for the healthy, odor-free environment of the 90s.
March 1, 1998
September 1, 1997
Gels are highly sensitive and tricky to produce. Keeping strict control over temperature and environment is critical for product quality.
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.
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.
September 1, 1995
This first patent was granted on the design of and technology used in the lamp’s bulbs.
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.
April 1, 1995
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.
January 1, 1991
Use gels for long-lasting color
Today's gel systems combine flexibility, strength, and plenty of profit potential
June 1, 1986
Celebrate Good Times [With Nails!]8 photos
Turning Back the Hands of Time21 photos
George Schaeffer has built OPI Products, an extraordinary nail care company, through an acute business sense and an extraordinary commitment to the pr...
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
Will gel-polish cause traditional polish to become obsolete?
Do Nail Techs Really Need Resumes?
What’s the most unusual place you did nails?
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