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On My Mind: A Tale of Two Labs

June 28, 2012  | Article

Editor Hannah Lee got to tour the City of Hope headquarters as well as CND's research and development lab and found that a lot can be learned by stepping out of the office or salon  and taking time to develop professionally.

Keywords: charity   CND   gels   Hannah Lee   how products are made  

Secret Ingredient: Acrylic Liquid

June 27, 2011  | Article

 Monomer is a Greek term that means “one part” or “one unit.” (Mono means “one”; mer means “unit.”) But beyond “monomer,” what is the liquid that we use day in and day out? We’ve listed the ingredients necessary in every formula, regardless of manufacturer.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   how products are made   Secret Ingredient  

Kupa Is Environmentally Correct

June 1, 2003  | Article

Instead of producing waste, Kupa is now a recycler. 

Keywords: carbide bits   how products are made   Kupa   recycling  

The Life of a Bottle of Polish, from Manufacturer to Your Salon

February 1, 2000  | Article

Over the years NAILS has examined the chemistry of polish and its ingredients, how colors are chosen, and even how polish is bottled. Here we cover it all—the life of a bottle of polish beginning to end.

Keywords: how products are made   ingredients   Nailco   OPI products   Orly  

Re-Investing the Nail Tip

September 1, 1997  | Article

The latest tip styles are all about flexibility and of serving the needs of as many different clients as possible while making the nail technician’s job easier. Many of today’s designs are the result of suggestions from nail technicians themselves.

Keywords: Acu-Systems   backfills   Backscratchers   CND   Cuccio Naturale  

Gel Formation

September 1, 1997  | Article

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  

The Ultimate File Guide

August 1, 1997  | Article

From functional to just plain fun, nail files come in hundreds of styles. Most are a matter of personal preference, but there have been some advancements that can make your work faster and easier:

Keywords: abrasives   buffers   DHS Industries   ESI Industries   FILES  

Inside A UV Light

August 1, 1997  | Article

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  

How Nail Polish Is Bottled: A Pictorial View

July 1, 1997  | Article

What makes polish at 60 bottles a minute and as many as 500,000 a month? It's a polish-bottling machine.

Keywords: how products are made   polish  

How Nail Art Products Are Made

May 1, 1997  | Article

How much can there be to manufacturing a tiny nail decal or a thin sliver of striping tape? Take a look—you’ll be surprised.

Keywords: how products are made   nail art   nail art supplies  

Top Coats: The Crowning Glory

May 1, 1995  | Article

Nail technician want to dry polish fast, showcase it with a glossy shine, and preserve it with a durable finish. Can a top coat do all this?

Keywords: CND   fast dry top coats   how products are made   NSI   OPI products  

How Products Work: Primer

February 1, 1995  | Article

Keywords: Doug Schoon   how products are made   Larry Gaertner   primers  

How Products Work: Fiberglass

January 1, 1995  | Article

Here's a quick lesson in the chemistry and physics of fiberglass wrap systems.

Keywords: fiberglass wraps   how products are made  

From Great Idea to Best-Selling Product: What manufacturers go through to bring a product to market.

March 1, 1993  | Article

A behind the scenes look at how products are developed.

Keywords: Calvert   CND   Develop 10   European Touch   Galaxy Nail Products  

Are All Acrylic Powders Created Equal?

February 1, 1993  | Article

Acrylic powder consistencies vary and so does their workability. Choosing one powder over another depends on the nail technician’s sculpting technique and ability.

Keywords: acrylic powder   acrylics   how products are made   polymer  
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