February 19, 2013
UV nail lamps do not appear to significantly increase the lifetime risk of keratinocyte carcinoma — a type of non-melanoma skin cancer — in consumers, reports a study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology.
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January 9, 2013
InStyle magazine tried top gel polish brands at several different neighborhood salons to weigh the pros and cons of getting a professional-quality gel mani or pedi.
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December 26, 2012
Affordable and reliable, UV Gel Curing Bulbs from Purely Products are high-quality lamps for gel nail dryers and UV-curing lamps.
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December 25, 2012
As more and more salon-goers express concern over UVA nail lamps and their possible link to skin cancer, Allure quelled the misconception in a recent issue of the magazine.
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November 20, 2012
Most people know that SPF stands for sun protection factor and that few users apply enough sunblock to do the trick. What you might not know is that the SPF pertains only to UVB rays.
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November 16, 2012
Sally Hansen's newest product, InstaGel Strips, combines a gel mani with adhesive nail decals.
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May 18, 2012
Gel manicures and pedicures have been available, and safely used, in salons for more than three decades, says the PBA’s Nail Manufacturer’s Council.
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May 14, 2012
Odyssey Nail System CEO Trang Nguyen has come out with a brand new design for his gel lamp and introduces the industry’s first LED and CFL combo lamp.
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March 15, 2012
UV-CFL lamps are used to cure gels.
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March 15, 2012
LED lamps are used to cure gels.
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September 6, 2011
The new crop of LED gel lamps on the market have caused a bit of confusion as to the benefits and differences between LED and the standard UV lamps techs have been using for years. To help clear up the subject, NAILS has highlighted the biggest differences between the two so you can be better informed on lamp purchases and maintenance.
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July 26, 2011
The perfect complement to your gel polish service is the high-quality, cost-effective Versa Cure UV Nail Bonding Lamp from NSI.
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July 14, 2011
Nailite’s Starter UV Soak Off Gel Kit is great for any tech looking to expand her nail services menu offerings.
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July 8, 2011
An overview of OPI's UV light source for the Axxium Soak-Off Gels.
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April 11, 2011
Young Nails' Greg Salo describes how to properly use the company's UV light. Understanding hand positioning on the base plate is the key to a solid cure.
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