November 1, 2010
The new crop of UV-cured brush-on gel polishes has set the industry abuzz. But what exactly is the technology behind these so-called hybrids, and how can they affect your business?
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October 1, 2010
“Why give away your time for free when you can be charging for it?” asks Elaine Watson, Star Nails’ global education director and vice president of marketing and sales.
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September 7, 2010
Glamour’s beauty expert Andrea Pomerantz Lustig recommends getting gel manicures only once in a while, as the removal process can leave nails weak after lots of filing and acetone soaking.
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September 1, 2010
Be the mastermind behind your salon’s success with Star Nail’s new Eco The Pretty Tough Manicure Soak-Off UV Gel Master Kit. Lasting longer than traditional polish, Pretty Tough Soak-Off Gels guarantee a two-week manicure with no smudging or chipping. The kit includes 22 fashion-forward colors, plus brushes, a UV light, soak-off solution, and an instructional DVD.
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August 19, 2010
Soak-off gels are on Cosmopolitan's Hot Sheet for August.
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July 30, 2010
New from Hand & Harmony comes Gelish Color Gels. The gels apply like polish with a twist cap and applicator, but are cured in a lamp like gels.
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July 6, 2010
The new Gentle gels from Iryna Giblett have been developed to be both gentle to customers and the environment.
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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.
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July 1, 2010
Gracia Beauty’s Gel System combines functional and well-performing soak-off gels with a nail art sensibility so techs can create endless nail art designs.
Keywords: soak-off gels
July 1, 2010
Gracia Beauty’s Gel System combines functional and well-performing soak-off gels with a nail art sensibility so techs can create endless nail art designs. The gels are available in convenient kits that suit each tech’s need, with a basic kit for simple sculpts and Frenches, an intermediate kit for nail art, and full-color gel lines of more than 100 colors.
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June 25, 2010
Nubar has a new kit for its UV Soak-Off Infinity Gels. The kit contains six colored gels, a clear builder, brush, prep, prime and more.
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June 25, 2010
Nailite’s formulated Soak-Off Gels gently soak off in acetone in 15 minutes.
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June 1, 2010
A clever spin on nail art can come from a simple craft corner border hole punch. AII global educator MaeLing Parrish explains how she spreads soak-off gels flat over a piece of plastic and pops imprints out of them with a border punch. (According to Parrish, she uses soak-off gels because they are soft and flexible and don’t crack like traditional gels when they are used with a hole punch.) Take a look at these steps and see if you can score a knockout of your own.
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May 1, 2010
CND Shellac is an innovative hybrid nail color that’s been in development for the last five years. Featuring new UV3 Technology, the gel-polish hybrid applies like polish, wears for 14 days, and can be removed in 10 minutes.
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April 1, 2010
Dashing Diva’s Gelife Soak-Off UV Gel System can be used to make standard pink-and-whites as well as more fashion-forward nail designs such as the “ombre effect,” in which the nails gradate from one shade of color to the next.
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