December 28, 2013
Supporting findings made in earlier studies, the latest independent, peer-reviewed study demonstrates that UV lamps commonly used for hardening gel-polish are safe and do not increase the risk of developing skin cancer.
Keywords: gels NMC UV light safety UV lights
December 24, 2013
Keywords: gels glitter gels glitter nail art Greg Salo Greg's Corner
Learn to create this fun design for the holiday season. Young Nails' Greg Salo uses the Imagination Art Celebrate Glitter Kit along with Young Nails Synergy Gel to create this design.
December 23, 2013
Young Nails has three new tinted sculpted gels for the Synergy Gels line, a collection of hard gels.
Keywords: gels sculpting gels Young Nails
December 20, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, LaShaun Brown-Glenn, a U.S. business development manager and trainer for Alessandro, shows the first step toward repairing a broken gel extension edge.
Keywords: Alessandro damaged nails gel troubleshooting gels La Shaun Brown-Glenn
December 18, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, nail tech Lorena Marquez shows how to create abstract 3-D nail art with acrylics and gel-polish.
Keywords: 3D nail art abstract nail art acrylics Entity Beauty gels
December 12, 2013
Gina Silvestro demonstrates application techniques for a full set of sculptured nails on a reformed nail biter using Akzentz Proformance Gel, available early 2014. Two weeks prior, Silvestro did a gel manicure on the biter's nails to allow them to heal and grow before soaking them off and applying the sculptured set. "As they grow out and we fill them, they will take on a much more natural shape. We are planning to do a new video every two weeks to follow the transformation!" Silvestro says.
Keywords: acrylics Akzentz gels
December 11, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, nail tech Lorena Marquez shows how to create a french manicure with caviar beads, acrylic, and gel-polish.
Keywords: 3D nail art acrylics caviar nail art Entity Beauty French manicures
December 4, 2013
RDcorp, a Russian manufacturer, welcomes winter with this stiletto design using colored gels, nail art appliques, and glitter.
Keywords: adhesives colored gels French twists gels glitter
December 3, 2013
Gel II’s Masquerade collection for 2013 is available in a display that can be purchased online for $12.
Keywords: gels Hannah Lee
November 27, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Entity's director of education, Lorena Marquez, shows how to create velvet nail art with flocking powder and gel-polish.
Keywords: Entity Beauty gels handpainted nail art Lorena Marquez nail art
November 26, 2013
Worn atop Orly’s GelFX gel-polish, Shade Shifter allows any of Orly's 68 shades of GelFX gel-polish to change with body chemistry.
You Might Also Like: Orly’s Shade Shifter Application and Removal (demo)
Keywords: gels Orly
November 26, 2013
Akzentz educator Gina Silvestro shows how to simply mix Akzentz Gel Art Powder with any Akzentz UV/LED Options colors to create beautiful, odor-free 3-D nail art. It's great for beginners, because you have plenty of time to sculpt each petal into the perfect shape and it does not get hard until you put it in the light.
Keywords: Akzentz colored gels gels
November 25, 2013
Gina Silvetro shows how to create a 3-D gel rose using Akzéntz Gel Art Powder.
Keywords: 3D nail art Akzentz floral nail art gels
November 25, 2013
Akzentz educator Gina Silvestro shows a 45-minute gel fill using Akzentz Classic UV gel and Luxio gel polish, finished with Akzentz Shine-On no wipe top gloss. This is an advanced fill with no finish filing and no hand filing, it is completely done using an E-file with time-saving techniques. Note: If you are not trained and/or certified to use an e-file you can use a hand file instead.
Keywords: advanced nail art Akzentz electric filing techniques filing techniques fills
November 13, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Entity's director of education, Lorena Marquez, shows how to create a gel-polish marble effect without tools.
Keywords: Entity Beauty gels Lorena Marquez marbleizing techniques nail art