August 28, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, CND education ambassador Shelena Robinson shows how to create layered color effects with gel-polish and pure pigments.
October 1, 2012
Inspired by artist Dale Chihuly’s sculptural glass works (particularly the ceiling piece Fiori di Como in Las Vegas’ Bellagio Hotel and Casino) we asked Columbus, Ohio-based nail tech MaeLing Parrish to recreate the design for this month’s cover model.
September 15, 2012
Jessica Hoel of LuvNailz salon in Bellevue, Wash., has an interesting technique for her color gels.
December 20, 2011
The NSI Polish Pro Accessory Collection includes six different finishes to change the appearance of any Polish Pro color. Become a nail “stylist” and create unlimited looks for your clients.
September 26, 2011
Nails Inc.'s holographic topcoat is the new glitter polish, according to Allure's Beauty Report.
September 16, 2011
If you’re bored with just applying one coat of color gel and curing, try Entity’s One Color Couture Gels and its custom-mix combinations.
June 28, 2011
Semi-custom colors and designs created via layering are increasingly showing up at trade show booth demos and continuing education classes. Clients love walking out of your salon owning a look no one else has, plus this technique can breathe life back into older shades your clients have gotten bored with. You can layer with so many different mediums. Here are a few to try.
April 25, 2011
Get creative and layer CND Shellac to create custom color combinations.
Down the Rabbit Hole11 photos
Earth Day Nail Art8 photos
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