MAGAZINE

August 2014 Issue

Nails: Cammy Nguyen, Blossom Beauty Lounge, Redondo Beach, Calif.

Photographer: Vu Ong

Model: Taylor Jones

Signature Services: French Garden Pedicure — Fresh Cucumber

August 5, 2014

Signature Services: French Garden Pedicure — Fresh Cucumber, Frenchie’s Modern Nail Care, Littleton, Colo.

Signature Services: Signature Lemon Manicure

August 5, 2014

Signature Lemon Manicure, Lemon Nails, Glenview, Ill.

Hard Vs. Soft: A Closer Look At Gels

August 4, 2014

Before there was gel-polish, there was gel. Making its debut in the mid-1980s, this product was designed as an enhancement for clients who desired a glossy, durable finish. While many clients might think there is a big difference between gel and acrylic, gels actually rely on ingredients from the acrylic family. Perhaps the tougher distinction to make is between hard (traditional) and soft (soak-off) gels. 

Entity Beauty Hosts Update Training Event in Las Vegas

August 4, 2014

In April, Entity Beauty hosted an update training event in Las Vegas.

Tammy Taylor Turquoise Corsage

August 1, 2014

Follow these steps for a glitzy floral design with Tammy Taylor. 

Blister Protection Foot Balm

August 1, 2014

Sole Goddess is a blister-protection foot balm targeting women who wear heels.

How do I transition clients from acrylics to gel-polish when the natural nail is damaged?

July 31, 2014

I’ve had several new clients who want to take off their acrylics and get gel-polish instead. I’m seeing damage to their nails from their previous salons. How should I transition them while the damaged areas grow out?

Young Nails ManiQ with Pigments

July 31, 2014

When mixed with acrylics, Synergy Gel, and ManiQ colors, the Amethyst and Gold pigments can be used to create pearlescent combinations.

Rich Renewal Exfoliating Scrubs and Hydrating Crèmes

July 31, 2014

Flaunt glowing skin with Rich Renewal Exfoliating Scrubs and Hydrating Crèmes from Orly.

New Paraffin Treatment Keeps on Giving

July 31, 2014

Launched last year by salon owner Deanna Montrose, gLOVE Treat is a paraffin wax treatment for both in-salon and home use that is housed inside a microwave-safe thermal glove.

Simple Anti-Aging Hand Facial by ME! Bath

July 30, 2014

Me! Bath’s tri-functional exfoliating sugar scrub is a three-in-one formula that exfoliates, cleanses, and moisturizes the skin.

Aquarium Nails, Stiletto Style

July 29, 2014

“I learned how to do aquarium nails via YouTube tutorials,” says Lisa Bennett, a Bakersfield, Calif.-based nail school grad who is preparing to take her exam.

Harmony

July 29, 2014

Nordic Care has introduced a new moisture-intensive line of organic and Scandinavian extract-infused pedicure and body care products to hydrate, condition, and protect skin.

Powerbond Bonding Base Coat

July 23, 2014

The bonding base coat is also available in pink. 

Peeling Skin Formula

July 23, 2014

The formula is great for men too. 

Skin Care Line

July 23, 2014

These super fruit-filled products are fomulated from fruit extracts to replenish skin. 

Summer Collection

July 23, 2014

The collection features bright, tropical, and floral images. 

Mind and Body Collection

July 23, 2014

The invigorating trio of body lotions will saturate the skin in a moisturizing blend of natural and alluring fragrances. 

Artisan Nail Polish

July 23, 2014

Check out this artisan nail polish line created by S. Maria Chheo Shen, a licensed nail technician. 

Endless Summer Collection

July 23, 2014

The crème lacquers apply in one coat.  

Matte Top Coat

July 23, 2014

Matte Top Coat is designed with the same fast-drying capabilities of its high-shine top coat.

Collagen Gloves

July 23, 2014

The gloves provide deep moisturizing skin care, cuticle treatment, and UV protection. 

Italian Glass Emery Nail File by Swissco

July 23, 2014

The glass files are available in assorted colors and are made in Italy. 

Crystal Pusher

July 23, 2014

The product is a dual sided, stainless steel, professional implement that aids in the proper preparation of the nail before any salon service. 

Collagen Moisturizer

July 23, 2014

The product created with triphase homogenized cream, can offer your clients anti-aging benefits.  

Cuticle Oil

July 23, 2014

The product nourish the cuticle area and keep skin soft. 

Cobalt Inox Stainless Steel Acrylic Nipper

July 23, 2014

The nipper is available in single or double spring, gold, or satin finish.

Morning Glory Mini Slant Tweezer

July 23, 2014

One dollar from each tweezer sold will be donated to a charitable organization. 

Shellac Modern Folklore Collection

July 22, 2014

CND Shellac also offers a Nourishing Remover and Remover Wraps with no formaldehyde, toluene, or DBP. 

Bridal Collection

July 22, 2014

 The color gels are sheer and offer a sparkle with a pinch of reflection.

Go Color

July 22, 2014

Go Color is tack-free, has no dry time, and cures to a high-gloss color in just 60 seconds in a LED light

Foggy London Collection

July 22, 2014

The collection features five new colors and two former colors from the original line. 

Combined Gel

July 22, 2014

Compatible with both UV and LED light, the product is a base and top coat in one bottle. 

Smart Pedicure Chair

July 22, 2014

The chair is manufactured in the U.S. and is available in more than 300 colors and finishes.

"The Giver" Collection

July 22, 2014

Inspired by the powerful themes and message of the story, “The Giver” collection brings key moments and characters to color.

Nordic Collection

July 22, 2014

The collection brings diverse colors of its namesake region to nails this fall and winter.  

EssieSpa

July 22, 2014

The three-step regimen combines deep exfoliation and moisture replenishment. 

YN-100P, YN-100

July 22, 2014

Both units are light and compact and run at 30,000 RPM. 

Crystal Pedicure

July 21, 2014

The appliqués can be applied in under 10 minutes with no top coat needed and can last up to four weeks. 

Striping Tape

July 21, 2014

The striping tape is available in a variety of colors and shapes. 

Immaculate

July 21, 2014

Formulated with conditioning nail strengthening protein keratin peptide, the anti-aging base coat preps the nail. 

Out the Door Ready Dry

July 21, 2014

The innovative quick-dry spray that will guarantee nails will set faster while smoothing imperfections. 

BB Crème

July 21, 2014

The product will smooth the nail surface while protecting the nail from UV rays.

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