Topic : Lynn Lammers

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acrylics

June 15, 2011  | Encyclopedia

Acrylics refers to any of a group of clear, synthetic resins used to make plastics, paints, etc. Nail enhancements (or artificial nails) made by combining a liquid acrylic product (monomer) with a powdered acrylic product (polymer); the two products form a soft ball that can be molded into a nail shape that adheres well to the natural nail or a tip; once applied, the acrylic hardens into a strong artificial nail that can be filed and buffed to a high shine.

Keywords: acrylics   chemicals   enhancements   liquid-to-powder ratio   Lynn Lammers  

3-D nail art

June 15, 2011  | Encyclopedia

3-D nail art takes nail art out of the flat dimension; it means a design that stands up off the nail. Although generally not worn for everyday wear, 3-D nail art is popular among nail competitions for its nearly limitless possibilities (it is also sometimes called "fantasy nail art."

Keywords: 3-D nail art   fantasy nail art   Lynn Lammers  

A Tale of Two Competitors

June 1, 2010  | Article

Tucked into the corners of dark ballrooms at nail shows, some of the best nail technicians in the world compete against one another, sculpting dazzling nail art designs and perfectly precise C-curves. But what is it like to be a competitor? NAILS takes a quick look at the competition schedule of one veteran and one novice competitor at ISSE Long Beach this past January.

Keywords: Akzentz   blogs   C-curves   competitions   ISSE Show  

Show Season 2010 Starts Strong

May 3, 2010  | Photo Gallery

From January 30 through February 1, 40,000 beauty professionals attended ISSE, up 21% from 2009 and breaking the show’s all-time attendance records. The show featured 397 exhibitors, which is up 3% from 2009.

Keywords: Backscratchers   Bellissima   Entity Beauty   Essie   European Touch  

Top 25: Champ Retains Her Title

October 1, 2009  | Article

Lynn Lammers is once again NAILS’ top competitor this year. With a whopping 117 points, Lammers has reclaimed her #1 status from last year. Coming in second was Odyssey’s Trang Nguyen, and in third was England’s Kristy Meakin.

Keywords: competitions   Lynn Lammers   Top 25 Competitors   tradeshows  

The Lammers Method

July 1, 2009  | Demo

This method for backfilling pink-and-white enhancements takes only a few seconds to learn, but it can save minutes on your service times and give you beautiful, laser-crisp smile lines. Lammers says once you’ve mastered this technique, you’ll wonder why you did it any other way.

Keywords: backfills   electric filing techniques   fills   Lynn Lammers   pink-and-whites  

Long Sculptured Acrylic Nails by Lynn Lammers

January 27, 2009  | Video

Lynn Lammers demonstrates how to sculpt long acrylic nails. See more of her work at www.myspace.com/lynnberry1972.

Keywords: acrylics   Lynn Lammers  

Sculptured Acrylic Pink-and-Whites With Backfill and Rebalance by Lynn Lammers

January 27, 2009  | Video

NAILS' cover tech artist Lynn Lammers demonstrates sculptured acrylic pink and white nails with backfill and rebalance. She specializes in sculptured pink and white acrylic nails rather than tip and overlay or gel. See more work at www.myspace.com/lynnberry1972.

Keywords: acrylics   Lynn Lammers  

On My Mind: Great Expectations

January 1, 2009  | Article

This month's editor's note is written by 2008's #1 competitor, Lynn Lammers of Redlands, Calif.

Keywords: competitions   continuing education   Lynn Lammers   professional image  

Behind The Scenes: Model Competitor

October 1, 2008  | Demo

A 20-year nail tech has the chops for big competitions.

Keywords: Behind the Scenes   competitions   glitter acrylics   Lynn Lammers   pink-and-whites  

Competitive Skills

September 1, 2008  | Article

Competition-level nails take practice, but mastering certain skills will get you in the game.

Keywords: acrylics   competitions   Lynn Lammers   smile lines   Top 25 Competitors  

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