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 curing gels Doug Schoon gel-polish gels
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
March 4, 2009
EZ Flow's Master It! 36-Watt UV Light System is sensor activated and cures all UV gels and top coats.
Keywords: EZ Flow UV lights
November 11, 2008
OPI’s Axxium UV Light is structured to give you more energy distribution with fewer bulbs.
Keywords: energy efficient products OPI Products UV lights UV system
November 1, 2008
Understanding the characteristics of gels will help you apply them flawlessly.
Keywords: brushes curing gels gels product contamination UV lights
September 1, 2008
Gel lamps, pedicure thrones and e-files are vital to your business. So what do you do if they go on the blink? Dealing with a major equipment malfunction shouldn't force you to shutter up the shop. Be proactive with this handy guide.
Keywords: electric files equipment repairs pedicure spas replacing gel lamp bulbs salon equipment
August 1, 2008
We’re all thankful for our UV light-cured gels. But do you know the science behind the curing process?
Keywords: gels UV lights
March 1, 2008
It’s been a couple of weeks since your client left the salon with a shiny new set of gel enhancements. Her busy fingers have washed dishes, made beds, surfed the Internet, and clicked the seatbelt, leaving her in need of your professional services to bring them back to their original beauty and balance. Embrace the ease and forgiveness of gel with this basic gel fill routine.
Keywords: curing gels electric filing techniques enhancements fills gels
November 1, 1998
Light-activated gel systems have been revamped for the healthy, odor-free environment of the 90s.
Keywords: En Vogue gels IBD international Light Concept Nails
August 1, 1997
Thanks to technology old heavy UV lamps have given way to today's sleek and quick models. Their production is subjected to rigorous quality control.
Keywords: gels how products are made UV lights UV system
September 1, 1995
This first patent was granted on the design of and technology used in the lamp’s bulbs.
Keywords: gels OPI Products patents UV lights
April 1, 1995
Keywords: gels UV lights