July 15, 2011
This pedicure by Masterworks Salon, Germantown, Wis., is watermelon through-and-through: from the scented soak to the gel color.
April 13, 2011
Holly Schippers (or FingerNailFixer as she's also known) shows you how to do a Rockstar French look on the fingernails and a new technique for Rockstar fade toenails using CND's Shellac.
March 23, 2011
JoAnne Millar of En Vogue reveals how she creates this rhinestone-tipped curl on a gel nail.
March 22, 2011
Pattie Yankee of Dashing Diva shows how to do a Gelife nail design art manicure, using glitter soak-off gels.
February 25, 2011
If glitter is your thing, then the Sheba Dust Art Collection is for you.
December 1, 2010
Light Elegance’s newest Glitter Gels range from light pink to deep lavender.
November 17, 2010
Nails by Michelle Achhammer, Michelle’s Nail Design, Zirndorf, Germany
July 1, 2010
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.
May 11, 2010
Light Elegance’s new Glitter Gels for the summer and spring come in six fantastic shades.
March 4, 2010
As the glitter gel toenails craze continues among clients, Light Elegance has released a gel line that makes life easier for the nail techs who do this popular service.
January 20, 2010
Nails by Liz Hyerstay, Eugene, Ore.
December 1, 2009
Nails by Laurie Ivins, Profiles Hair Design, Sandpoint, Idaho
June 1, 2009
Step-by-step by Leticia Kennar, Nail Skincare & Tanning, Burien, Wash.
April 13, 2009
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April 6, 2009
A current trend is to add glitter, mylar, and other embellishments to nail enhancements, but how can nail techs be sure they aren’t compromising the strength of the enhancement and causing premature service breakdown by adding too much? Sometimes the glitter tips I’ve sculpted break off at the free edge, causing clients to doubt my abilities. (This occurs more often in gels than acrylics.)
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Soft/Soak-Off8 photos
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Hard/Traditional18 photos
The main element in the essential oil of peppermint, used in beauty products for its cooling qualities.
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Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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