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VB Cosmetics Dazzle Dry

July 30, 2014  | Product

With a vegan formula, this kit yields a high-gloss look. 

Keywords: base coats   Dazzle Dry   nail prep   natural nail care   top coats  

Troubleshooter: Proper Nail Prep

April 17, 2014  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Light Elegance educator Loni Preato shows how to properly prepare nails for a manicure.

Keywords: Light Elegance   manicures   nail prep   NAILS Troubleshooter   natural nail care  

Artistic Colour Gloss Nail Art How-To: Manicure & Prep

August 15, 2013  | Video

Take a look at this manicure and prep step-by-step process while using Artistic Colour Gloss.

You Might Also Like: Artistic Colour Gloss Nail Art: Quick & Easy Color Fade

Keywords: Artistic Nail Design   gels   manicures   nail prep   soak-off gels  

10 Common Causes of Nail Service Breakdown

August 9, 2013  | Article

When it comes to service breakdown, a handful of common slip-ups and mistakes are often at the root of the problem. Clients can share the blame too, by abusing their own nails and causing damage, but NAILS compiled a list of 10 common application mishaps to help you
keep your enhancement applications flawless.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   gel troubleshooting   nail prep  

bonder

May 14, 2013  | Encyclopedia

A bonder chemically prepares the surface of the nail for better adhesion of a gel product.

Keywords: DeEnterprises   nail prep  

cleanser

January 4, 2013  | Encyclopedia

Cleansers are used in the nail industry to remove oils and moisture from the nail plate prior to product application. The cleanser temporarily dehydrates the nail plate so it is better able to adhere to the product about to be applied, thus helping prevent service breakdown.

Keywords: cleanser   nail prep  

nail prep

November 20, 2012  | Encyclopedia

The portion of a nail service, usually an acrylic service, that focuses on reducing the moisture and oils on the natural nail so that a tip or sculpt will adhere best; often, problems with acrylic nails are the result of incomplete nail prep.

Keywords: enhancements   nail prep  

Troubleshooter: Using A Cuticle Nipper Correctly

September 26, 2012  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Thao Nguyen gives some tips on cleaning the nail plate before a service and using a cuticle nipper correctly.

Keywords: nail prep   nippers   Troubleshooter  

Secret Ingredient: Cleansers

September 15, 2012  | Article

Cleansers are used in the nail industry to remove oils and moisture from the nail plate prior to product application. The cleanser temporarily dehydrates the nail plate so it is better able to adhere to the product about to be applied, thus helping prevent service breakdown.

Keywords: cleanser   nail prep  

Troubleshooter: Cleaning the Cuticle With An E-File

July 25, 2012  | Video

Vicki Peters shows how to clean and prep the natural nail bed using an e-file.

Keywords: electric files   nail prep   Troubleshooter  

Troubleshooter: Cleaning the Cuticle

May 10, 2012  | Video

Holly Schippers shows how to properly clean the nail plate.

Keywords: nail prep   Troubleshooter  

Preparation for Backscratchers Nail System Applications

May 9, 2012  | Video

Follow these three key steps to prepare the nails for the Glass Glaze or Extreme System by Backscratchers.

Keywords: Backscratchers   nail prep  

Bellissima International Nail Education: Nail Prep

October 19, 2011  | Video

CEO of Bellissima International Marnie Hadley shows how to properly prep nails for a Bellissima International Gel application.

Keywords: Bellissima   gels   nail prep  

Kinetics Deluxe Implement Kit

April 20, 2010  | Product

Kinetics’ Deluxe Implement Kit is a stylish implement kit containing seven tools in a hand tool pouch.

Keywords: implements   nail prep   nippers   pedicure products  

Antoine de Paris #44 Combination Tool

April 20, 2010  | Product

Antoine De Paris’ #44 Combination Tool is made of cobalt stainless steel and has a convex pusher and pterygium knife tool.

Keywords: Antoine de Paris   implements   nail prep  
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Market Research How big is the U.S. nail business? $7.3 billion. What's the average service price for a manicure? Dig into our decades' deep research archives.

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VietSALON

The U.S. Vietnamese salon industry represents more than half of all salons. VietSALON serves this market with a bi-monthly Vietnamese language print magazine and a community-oriented website.

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