March 15, 2012
What makes the perfect nail? How do you define the picture-perfect acrylic pink-and-white sculpt? NAILS combined contributions from CND education materials, Young Nails’ Greg Salo, and former NAILS Top 25 competitor Lynn Lammers to help draft guidelines for the quintessential “perfect nail.”
Keywords: acrylics C-curves cuticles pink-and-whites smile lines
February 14, 2012
As round nails become increasingly popular, these pink-flavored nails should be a hit at any nail salon for Valentine’s Day .
Keywords: acrylics glitter acrylics pink-and-whites
January 11, 2012
KUPA'S how-to video using Beautiful Nails Acrylics fo make a design featured in Kupa's Jan-Feb Newsletter.
Keywords: acrylics Beautiful Nails Kupa pink-and-whites
December 27, 2011
NSI’s Attraction Discover Kit provides everything you need to give high-quality pink-and-white services.
Keywords: acrylics NSI pink-and-whites
September 20, 2011
The Dip It System from Parley Innovative Solutions lets you do full sets of Pink-and-Whites in 30 minutes or less. The odorless system uses a dipping method to create elegant-looking and durable enhancements. For more information go to www.parleyllc.com.
Keywords: acrylics Dip It dipping systems pink-and-whites
July 8, 2011
Instruction on using Axxium Soak-Off Gel for the classic pink-and-white look as well as other two tone combinations.
Keywords: colored gels OPI products pink-and-whites soak-off gels
June 15, 2011
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
April 26, 2011
FingerNailFixer shows you how to perfect (and practice) your smile lines with acrylic.
Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting acrylics FingerNailFixer French manicures Holly Schippers
January 2, 2011
A backfill is a technical term for doing a fill on a set of pink-and-whites; it is usually done with an electric file and involves taking down the surface of the nail so the smile line can be “re-created.
Keywords: backfills electric files fills pink-and-whites
January 1, 2011
Get a New Year’s shine and shimmer with ASP Aspire’s Prism Acrylic Kit. This ultrafeminine collection features a 1/8-oz. pot of pink, white, and clear acrylic powder in one kit.
Keywords: acrylics ASP Aspire glitter acrylics pink-and-whites
December 1, 2010
Vicki Peters has worn many hats in the nail world. And that’s to be expected since she’s a 30-year veteran of this industry she loves so much.
Keywords: acrylics Behind the Scenes pink-and-whites Vicki Peters
November 15, 2010
Backscratchers’ Fiberglass & Silk Wrap System makes it easy to offer a signature wrap service in your salon. This premium service helps you stand out by offering clients a feminine, natural-looking enhancement that reinforces the nail.
Keywords: Backscratchers fiberglass wraps nail treatments pink-and-whites tip-and-overlay
September 30, 2010
The last competition in the Cup Championship series is coming up in Sacramento. And as always, I’ve started practicing again. There are three different comps: Salon Success, Sculptured Nails, and Flat Painted Nail Art (tattoo themed).
Keywords: motivation pink-and-whites state licensing
July 1, 2010
It’s been a while since the nail industry had something truly new to capture our imagination. But over the course of the last several years, several professional manufacturers have been fine-tuning gel technologies and the product developments are truly something to get excited about.
Keywords: gels Hannah Lee On My Mind pink-and-whites soak-off gels
January 21, 2010
I start practicing about a month before each competition. I have a pool of practice models I pull from and I schedule at least one practice session for most every weekend leading up to the competition.
Keywords: acrylics pink-and-whites