Topic : shaping nails

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Something to Talk About: Appropriate Nail Length and Style

August 25, 2015  | Article

Personal preference isn’t the only thing that determines the ideal shape and length for a client’s nails. The best techs know a number of factors play into the decision.

Keywords: nail shapes   shaping nails   Something to Talk About   square-to-squoval shaping  

Hip Shapes

May 27, 2011  | News

Cosmopolitan’s Beauty Q & A answers the question: What’s the It nail shape right now? Celebrity manicurist Tom Bachik answered, the squoval shape continues to rule. Not only is the shape very flattering, but it also prevents nails from breaking due to the stronger corners, according to the mag.  

Keywords: nail shapes   nail trends   shaping nails   Tom Bachik   trends  

CND File & Buffer Sampler

June 1, 2008  | Demo

Shape, refine, and finish both natural and enhanced nails with this sampler pack from CND.

Keywords: buffers   CND   enhancements   files   natural nail care  

Acing the C-Curve

June 1, 2008  | Demo

Used properly, a C-curve stick can help you create the ideal curve.

Keywords: acrylics   C-curves   enhancements   shaping nails  

The Agony of the Apex

June 1, 2008  | Demo

The symmetry of the apex makes a big difference on the overall appearance of the nail.

Keywords: acrylics   gels   pink-and-whites   shaping nails  

Getting Nails Into Shape

November 1, 2007  | Article

Square, round, squoval — you probably have a specialty and a preference to how you think a nail should look. But you can’t just do cookie-cutter nails on every client who walks through your door. Some individual attention and customization will wow your clients and make them loyal for life.

Keywords: learning new techniques   nail shapes   shaping nails  

Troubleshooter: Shaping Acrylic Nails Oval

January 1, 2003  | Article

Some diehard fans of the oval nail remain - causing problems for some nail techs who can’t seem to get the same result they would with the square look.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   filing techniques   shaping nails   square-to-squoval shaping  

Star Nails' Ultimate Lyte System

May 1, 1997  | Article

Odor-free and non-yellowing, Ultimate Lyte’s UV light-sensitive monomer provides complete bonding with a tightly cross-linking pattern.

Keywords: light cured acrylics   light cured products   shaping nails   Star Nail Products  

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Market Research

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