June 26, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Elaine Watson, vice president of marketing and sales for Star Nail International, shows one way to secure nail charms on polished nails.
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March 14, 2012
With most gel and acrylic systems, a bonder or primer is applied to the natural nail first to increase adhesion for the enhancement.
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August 18, 2011
Resin in the nail industry refers to a cyanoacrylate glue used for adhering tips to natural nails, for gluing silk and fiberglass wraps, and for acrylic dipping systems. So what exactly is in it? Where did it come from? And how are techs using it today?
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July 14, 2011
En Vogue’s new collection of Extender Modeling Resins, Sealers, and Colour Gels are available in a beautiful assortment of shades for creating perfectly pretty nails for clients.
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March 14, 2011
What’s really going on when your client puts her hand in the nail lamp? We explain what gel is made of and why it works so well.
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February 16, 2011
Madelyn Johnson has been a licensed nail tech for 22 years, presently servicing clients at New Again Nail Spa & Boutique in Houston. Johnson’s early clientele had a fondness for wraps, leading her to become a skilled wrap expert, even earning a placement in the 2005 Nailympics in Las Vegas in the category. She is also an educator for Star Nail. Here she shares one of her most common fiberglass wrap procedures over a tip.
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January 3, 2011
Resin is either a solid or semi-solid organic material that has an indefinite and often very high molecular weight, exhibits a tendency to flow when subjected to stress or force, and will usually soften or melt when heated.
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April 1, 2008
Using a UV-cured resin bonding agent, En Vogue creates nails that are both strong and flexible.
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February 1, 2001
Find out how to handle damaged nails after acrylics, and the best enhancements for frequent liquid exposure.
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March 1, 1992
Use a wrap system to strengthen or repair natural nails or as a beautifully thin and strong artificial extension.
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