November 16, 2012
Sally Hansen's newest product, InstaGel Strips, combines a gel mani with adhesive nail decals.
Keywords: decals gels Sally Hansen UV lights
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.
Keywords: gels NMC PBA UV light safety UV lights
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.
Keywords: gels LED lights Odyssey UV lights
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.
Keywords: gels LED lights UV lights
September 6, 2011
UV or not UV? 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.
Keywords: gels LED lights UV light safety UV lights
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.
Keywords: gels NSI UV lights
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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March 14, 2011
What’s really going on when your client puts her hand in the nail lamp? We explain what gel is made of and why it works so well.
Keywords: colored gels Doug Schoon gels LED lights Light Elegance
November 1, 2010
The findings by three nail industry scientists contradict the conclusions of a medical report that warns of an increased risk of cancer on the hands after exposure to a UV nail light.
Keywords: Doug Schoon gels Jim McConnell Light Elegance OPI products
August 17, 2010
Daylight’s new Duo Design UV Lamp is a 36-watt manicure and pedicure lamp that ensures maximum light on the nails for optimal results.
Keywords: Daylight polish-drying products UV lights
April 1, 2010
If you’re looking to add a nice finishing touch to any nail look, a UV gel top coat can be a great way to cap off the enhancement with a protective and high-gloss coating.
Keywords: add-on services Akzentz Backscratchers Bellissima Bio Sculpture Gel
August 1, 2009
It’s tanning season, which means it’s time to educate clients on how to protect themselves from sun damage. 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.
Keywords: SPF tanning UV lights