November 22, 2010
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From Acrylics to Wraps — and everything in between — NAILS announces the winners of our fifth annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
Keywords: Backscratchers Belava Chi China Glaze CND
November 17, 2010
A new business development e-book titled Building Your Clientele in 6-9 Months: A 360° Guide to Generating Income is available on the NSI website to help nail technicians across the globe.
Keywords: Business business tools keeping your business competitive marketing/promotions NSI
November 4, 2010
NSI Polish Pro is a light-cured formula that lasts two weeks without chipping, smudging, or cracking. It takes only minutes to apply and can be quickly dried under UV- or LED-lamps. Plus, removing it is a cinch. Ten minutes is all it takes. Available in 24 tip-tingling colors that shine on, and on, and on. Give your clients the mani of their dreams.
Keywords: gels NSI soak-off gels
October 1, 2010
Intricate floral stiletto nails won the NSI Free-hand Nail Art Competition, an online photo competition that invited nail techs from around the globe to use NSI acrylic or gel to create nail art designs. The entries were judged by Vicki Peters, Denise Wright, and Debbie Doerrlamm, who looked for difficulty of design, use of color, originality, overall enhancement design, and first impression (or the “wow” factor).
Keywords: acrylics competitions contests gels nail art
August 3, 2010
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The Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event again proved itself as a vibrant beauty show, with more than 46,000 attendees present during the two-day show (which took place June 6 to 7). The show featured 350-plus classes, nail competitions, and NailTech Network Orlando (which was co-hosted by Beautytech.com and NAILS). Next year’s show will be June 4-6.
Keywords: Akzentz Bio Sculpture Gel China Glaze CND competitions
August 1, 2010
NSI’s Balance UV Color Gels have exceptional strength and adhesion and come in 49 colors that can be easily blended together. Balance UV Gels have a thicker consistency for deeper color intensities, so clients will be wowed by your nail art, two-tone Frenches, and permanent polishes. Application is quick and easy and cures in two minutes flat with a full hand lamp.
Keywords: colored gels gels NSI
July 1, 2010
Amidst the gel-craze, acrylics have steadily been reinventing themselves to come out with better performing powders, and with brighter colors than ever. Here’s a collection of the newest acrylic powders on the market.
Keywords: acrylics Backscratchers Cacee Christrio CND
July 1, 2010
The amount of odor is directly related to how quickly a liquid evaporates. That means preventing the rapid evaporation of liquids can lower the odor in the environment.
Keywords: air filtration air quality client complaints manufacturers educators NSI
April 1, 2010
If you’re looking to add a nice finishing touch to any nail look, a UV gel top coat can be a great way to cap off the enhancement with a protective and high-gloss coating.
Keywords: add-on services Akzentz Backscratchers Bellissima Bio Sculpture Gel
March 23, 2010
From Jan. 30 through Feb. 1, beauty manufacturers showed their latest wares and chatted with their clients about the industry. In light of the economic recession, NAILS asked: How is 2010 looking so far? Have you made any changes to the way you do business?
Keywords: Atwood Industries BB Couture Bio Sculpture Gel keeping your business competitive Kupa
March 5, 2010
NSI has new Illusion Soak-Off Gel colors for the spring, bringing metallics, creams, brights, and neutrals to complement the festive season.
Keywords: colored gels gels NSI soak-off gels
February 1, 2010
Risé Carter of NSI, Doug Schoon of CND, Paul Bryson of OPI, and numerous other manufacturers and nail techs have sent letters to Dr. Oz. I encourage you to do the same. Go watch the video and then click on the Contact Us link at the bottom of the page.
Keywords: acetone/removal products chemical safety Doug Schoon industry research nail biting
January 1, 2010
NSI’s Balance Glitter Color Gels offer exceptional strength and adhesion. The Rock Star Collection of Glitter Gels has a high concentration of glitter while still being easy to apply, and the gels cure in two minutes flat with the NSI Ultra Pro Full Hand Lamp.
Keywords: gels NSI
December 29, 2009
NSI’s Body Builder Cover Pink Gel is a warm opaque pink that hides imperfections and creates the illusion of longer nail beds.
Keywords: gels NSI
November 1, 2009
With more and more techs investing in gel starter kits and adding gel services, it’s important to have some words of advice from a pro.
Keywords: gels manufacturers educators NSI