September 1, 2009
Rumiko Nakaya, educator and advisor for Nail Labo, explains how she fixes smile line imperfections in gels.
Keywords: gels Nail Labo smile lines
May 1, 2009
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.
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September 1, 2008
Competition-level nails take practice, but mastering certain skills will get you in the game.
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September 1, 2008
Create those crisp smile lines with the help of Q-Buffers' Q-French Triple Tips.
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May 1, 2008
No Brainer Sculpted Nail Forms make forming the perfect smile line easy.
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April 1, 2008
Getting nice, deep smile lines doesn’t require years of laughter, but it does take practice.
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December 1, 2001
This month our panel helps our readers with creating perfect smile lines, detached nails and fungus.
Keywords: antifungals onycholysis smile lines
July 1, 1999
The pressure is on... whether you are giving client a French manicure, or you are at a competition attempting to create the perfect sculptured set... the smile line is always on your mind. Here are some tips to help keep you on your toes while making the perfect smile line.
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April 1, 1999
Whether you’re a beginner struggling to reduce thickness at the cuticle or a veteran whose C-curve is looking flat, this troubleshooting guide, put together by nail technician Shari Finger can help. Here are her tips to combat common acrylic woes.
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February 1, 1998
This month readers ask about nail shapes, getting a crisp smile line, and whether or not to etch nails.
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May 1, 1995
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.
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