MAGAZINE

August 2008 Issue

Nails: Elsbeth, Orange, Calif.; ms-management agency LA

Polish: Essie Shorty Pants

Photographer: Vu Ong

Model: Anna Shemeikka, Peak Models

Hair and Makeup: Veronica Lane for MAC Cosmetics

UV Light Cured Gel: How It Works

August 1, 2008

We’re all thankful for our UV light-cured gels. But do you know the science behind the curing process?

Miracle Buff N Shine Board

August 1, 2008

ASP Aspire’s Miracle Buff N Shine Board has a pattern that is heat-activated so when you are buffing nails the pattern side will disappear and then reappear in seconds.

Quick Tips

August 1, 2008

Manicuring — It’s the most basic of all services, but there is always something new you can learn. We asked techs to tell us their favorite little tips for this simple service.

Aqmore Polish Application and Removal

August 1, 2008

Aqmore is a water-based nail polish that goes on like regular polish, but is then peeled off after soaking in warm water for 20 seconds.

Cranberry Almond Cleansing Manicure

August 1, 2008

Painted Red Nails in Osterville, Mass. treats clients to a good-smelling, hand cleansing scrub and massage.

Pomegranate Pedicure

August 1, 2008

Carter's Salon in Grafton, Wisc. uses Qtica Pomegranate Lime Foot Soak, Sugar Scrub, Moisture Mask and Lotion for this particular Pomegranate Pedicure.

Making Your Massage Memorable

August 1, 2008

A service-capping hand and forearm massage is a quick and easy way to bump up the price of your standard manicure — just make sure the client thinks it’s worth it.

This Spa Treatment Is a Snooze

August 1, 2008

Sleep is the latest amenity at Aqua Hotel in Cancun, Mexico.

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