June 14, 2016
Last September, nail tech Jackie Eades’ salon, the Fufu Beauty Shoppe in Mount Nebo, W. Va., was leveled by fire and the business was a total loss.
Keywords: AII Debbie Doerrlamm King Research Kupa LCN
June 8, 2016
Ann Chang shows how to use Kupa's ManiPro Tech Tools, such as the 4-in-1 Tweezer/Pusher, Cuticle Pusher/Cuticle Pusher Double-Ended, Pedicure File Double-Ended, Pusher Plus/Gel Remover, nippers, scissors, and more.
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April 27, 2016
Ann Chang shows how to create an ombre French ballerina-shaped nails using Kupa Inc. products.
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April 26, 2016
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More than 40 manufacturers gathered at the Humble Convention Center for Texas’ first-ever nail-only show in Houston.
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April 6, 2016
In this video by Kupa Inc., educator Ann Chang demonstrates how to form a ballerina-shaped extension while creating a pink-and-white gradient using acrylics.
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March 18, 2016
The cuticle pusher smoothly removes even the toughest hangnails without damaging the nail plate while the cleaner offers precision during services.
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March 4, 2016
This video by Kupa demonstrates how to remove gel-polish and nail enhancements quickly and safely using the K-Star 3-in-1 carbide bit and the K-Star 5-in-1 carbide bit, as well as the ManiPro implement pusher and gel remover.
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December 8, 2015
For the 12th year running, the NAILS Readers’ Choice Awards honors your favorite professional nail products.
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December 3, 2015
Kupa master educator Ann Chang shows how to create ballerina-shaped acrylics with an intricate holiday nail design.
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November 16, 2015
Kupa star educator Roxy Carillo shows how to create an autumn nail art design using acrylic, gel, and nail charms.
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August 24, 2015
Jess Alexander and Roxy Carillo introduce the acetone-resistant MANIPro Passport from Kupa Inc.
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August 21, 2015
Jess Alexander and Fawn Ton from Chi Nail Bar in Beverly Hills, Calif. show how to create rockstar gel nails using glitter with soak-off gel.
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August 3, 2015
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LED (light-emitting diode) technology is one of the hottest trends in nails right now. In a mad dash to keep up, manufacturers are coming up with new LED lamps designed to cure gels faster and smarter than older-gen UV models. NAILS illuminates the basics of an LED lamp’s anatomy and offers a buyer’s guide to the latest generation of these amped-up lamps.
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June 20, 2015
Beautiful watercolor butterflies hand-painted by Kupa master nail tech nail artist Akiko Yamakawa using Kupa Artfinity Water Color Paints and Artfinity brushes.
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June 16, 2015
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We rounded up a sampling of the industry’s latest liquid and powder products.
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