April 1, 1999
Removing excess cuticle growth is an essential part of any nail service, Nail technicians have their own preferences as far as what implements and products to use for removing unsightly growth.
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November 1, 1998
Light-activated gel systems have been revamped for the healthy, odor-free environment of the 90s.
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November 1, 1998
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At the 1998 BBSI Conference in Las Vegas, Kay Schoeneman, VP of sales for Schoeneman Corp., became the first woman president of BBSI. OPI kicked of its sponsorship of the American Basketball League, and Jan and Jim Nordstrom hosted the City of Hope Ball as the Spirit of Life Award Recipients.
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September 1, 1998
Star Nail Products combines UV gel and fiberglass mesh for strong enhancements without the use of resin or activators.
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June 1, 1998
Odorless and UV light-cured acrylic systems have a great deal to offer technicians concerned about odor in the salon, All you need to do is master a few of the tricky parts.
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December 1, 1997
Star Nail Products’ Revelation tip has a natural nail width and arch that remains no matter where the tip is trimmed and a short well for easy blending.
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September 1, 1997
The latest tip styles are all about flexibility and of serving the needs of as many different clients as possible while making the nail technician’s job easier. Many of today’s designs are the result of suggestions from nail technicians themselves.
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May 1, 1997
Odor-free and non-yellowing, Ultimate Lyte’s UV light-sensitive monomer provides complete bonding with a tightly cross-linking pattern.
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January 1, 1997
There's been lots going on online this month and our favorite online correspondent fills us in.
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April 1, 1996
A fast-set acrylic system simplifies and shortens the application process, allowing technicians to accommodate more clients in a day.
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February 1, 1996
Beauty superstores such as Ulta3 specialize in selling the products used by professionals, rather than the services offered by them. By doing so, these retail stores/salons have taken retailing to new heights.
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December 1, 1995
Consumer advertising by professional manufacturers is bringing welcome attention -- and credibility -- to salon brands.
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November 1, 1995
According to the company, nails are already a focal point for many Arab women. Hands are often the only uncovered area, and traditional henna designs are applied to accentuate the nails.
Keywords: international Star Nail Products
October 1, 1995
Does being pregnant mean a woman has to stop getting her nails done? Not if you take care to make sure salon is clean and well-ventilated, and clients’ exposure to chemical is at a minimum.
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November 14, 1994
Acrylic systems that cure with UV light eliminate odor in the salon and have the added benefit of ending lifting.
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