Topic : smile lines

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Troubleshooter: Acrylic Corrective Powder

February 26, 2014  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, nail tech Lorena Marquez shows how to create acrylic nails with corrective powder.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   corrective powder   Lorena Marquez   NAILS Troubleshooter  

Troubleshooter: Competition Smile Lines

February 19, 2014  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, nail tech Lorena Marquez shows how to create a competition-style smile line with acrylics.

Keywords: acrylics   competitions   Entity Beauty   Lorena Marquez   NAILS Troubleshooter  

Troubleshooter: Smile Lines

May 30, 2012  | Video

Here Holly Schippers gives some tips on how to make smile lines in gel polish, traditional gel, acrylic, and polish.

Keywords: smile lines   Troubleshooter  

The "Perfect" Pink-and-White Nail

March 15, 2012  | Article

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  

Enhancement Troubleshooter

June 1, 2011  | Article

You learned a lot in school, but once you start working full time with clients you’ll see that minor mishaps with nail enhancements will occasionally pop up to frustrate and challenge you. To help you out when they do, here's some handy troubleshooting advice on fixing the more common acrylic and gel problems.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   career handbook   C-curves   gel troubleshooting   lifting  

FingerNailFixer Helps You Perfect Your Acrylic Smile Lines

April 26, 2011  | Video

FingerNailFixer shows you how to perfect (and practice) your smile lines with acrylic.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   FingerNailFixer   French manicures   Holly Schippers  

smile line

January 3, 2011  | Encyclopedia

The smile line is the lengthwise point on a nail where the nail bed ends and the free edge starts, it is a half-circle that somewhat resembles a smile; also used to describe the artificial creation of the same line with acrylics, gels, or other enhancements. For many nail technicians, achieving the perfect smile line can be tricky.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   enhancements   smile lines  

Take a Tip From ... Nail Labo's Rumiko Nakaya

September 1, 2009  | Article

Rumiko Nakaya, educator and advisor for Nail Labo, explains how she fixes smile line imperfections in gels.

Keywords: gels   Nail Labo   smile lines  

Nailing the Perfect Smile Line

May 1, 2009  | Article

Having a crisp, deep smile line can set your work apart from other nail techs in your area. It’s one of the easiest ways to advertise yourself as an above-average tech who puts extra effort into her services. CND educator Kimberly Jones, of Patrick’s of Atlanta in Buford, Ga., explains how she gets these great-looking smile lines.

Keywords: acrylics   CND   French manicures   smile lines  

Competitive Skills

September 1, 2008  | Article

Competition-level nails take practice, but mastering certain skills will get you in the game.

Keywords: acrylics   competitions   Lynn Lammers   smile lines   Top 25 Competitors  

Q-Buffers Q-French Triple Tips

September 1, 2008  | Product

Create those crisp smile lines with the help of Q-Buffers' Q-French Triple Tips.

Keywords: competition products   forms   French manicures   nail tip cutter   smile lines  

Make Smile Lines a No Brainer

May 1, 2008  | Demo

No Brainer Sculpted Nail Forms make forming the perfect smile line easy.

Keywords: acrylics   pink-and-whites   smile lines  

Smile Lines Causing Frowns?

April 1, 2008  | Article

Getting nice, deep smile lines doesn’t require years of laughter, but it does take practice.

Keywords: acrylics   learning new techniques   smile lines  

Trouble Shooter: Drawing the Line – Perfectly

May 1, 1995  | Article

Drawing a smoothly rounded smile line in your polished French manicure takes lots of practice. Here are some tips to make it easier for you to master.

Keywords: French manicures   learning new techniques   smile lines  

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