November 2015 Issue

Nails: Robert Nguyen, Los Angeles

Photographer: Vu Ong

Model: Ciara Pisa

Aquarium Nails for the Holidays

November 20, 2015

The nail tech behind the viral aquarium nail video offers a tutorial for the look with a festive twist. 

En Vogue Simply Color Gel

November 20, 2015

Follow these steps for proper application featuring Hot Pink.

Festive Marble with OPI Starlight Collection

November 20, 2015

OPI Global Nail Artist Vu Nguyen created a step-by-step for a marbled look you can offer to clients this holiday season. 

Behind the Scenes: Negative Space Chain & Spiked Nails

November 6, 2015

Going for Bold: This month’s bold cover look by Robert Nguyen, with gold studs and spikes, is a traffic stopper with endless variations for clients’ holiday events.

Show Goers Have a Smokin’ Good Time

November 4, 2015

The 2015 Nail Tech Event of the Smokies offered three days of education and shopping to nearly 500 enthusiastic nail techs.

A.I.I. Hosts Vietnamese-Focused Educational Consultant Training

November 4, 2015

American International Industries (A.I.I.) demonstrated their commitment to developing the next generation of industry talent by hosting an A.I.I. Educational Consultant (AEC) training in July specifically for the Vietnamese nail professional community.

Nail Renew

November 2, 2015

Le Parfait Nail Renew smoothes uneven nail surfaces and masks imperfections, while strengthening and repairing any damage to the natural nail.

Foot Care Answers at Your Fingertips

November 2, 2015

The Pedicure Genius app from Footlogix Pediceuticals takes the guesswork out of identifying which Footlogix product might work best to get your clients’ feet looking healthy and beautiful.

Sparkle & Shine Winter Gel Collection

October 22, 2015

Sugar, spice, and everything nice, the Sparkle & Shine by Gel II is a wintry collection perfect for a glistening holiday manicure.

Fall 2015 Glitter Gel Collection

October 22, 2015

Light Elegance Glitter Gels are capturing the last rays of precious sunlight and welcoming the season with a whole lot of sparkle.

Extra Sharp Scissors

October 22, 2015

Probelle’s extra sharp scissors are designed to trim fingernails and toenails.

Tinseled Holiday Collection

October 22, 2015

The Artistic Nail Design Tinseled Holiday Collection includes festive colors that will make nails stand out.

Indigo Maven Collection

October 22, 2015

Turn heads and set trends with this stylish palette of ProGel gel-polish in six cotemporary shades of denim.

Silk Overlay Wraps

October 22, 2015

Becky Lynn’s Pre Cut Self Adhesive Silk Overlay Wraps are extra large to cover any nail size.

Pitaya Dragon Fruit Treatment

October 22, 2015

BCL introduces a brand new Pitaya Dragon Fruit skin-firming treatment.

Colour Veneer Soak Off Gel

October 22, 2015

Cuccio Colour Veneer is now offering its treatments in larger 2.5 oz. value-sized bubble bottles.

Nail Polish Remover

October 22, 2015

Gabriel Nail Polish Remover features a gentle and non-drying formula designed to safely and effectively remove all traces of nail polish from nails.

Swedish Clover

October 22, 2015

The Swedish Clover from Flowery is as tough as the calluses it’s up against.

3-D Gel

October 22, 2015

Create intricate 3-D nail designs with ease using 3-D Gel from Christrio.

Backbar Kit

October 22, 2015

The Footlogix BackBar Kit is a great way to increase revenue potential while decreasing your cost per pedicure.

Speed Dry Spray

October 22, 2015

Jessica Cosmetics’ Speed Dry Spray dries and sets manicures and pedicures conveniently and quickly to prevent smudging.

Dispensing Tool

October 22, 2015

This handy dispensing tool from La Vaque quickly and easily moves nail color additives from containers to mixing surfaces.

Presto Art Gels Autumn Collection

October 22, 2015

Nail Labo introduces the Autumn Collection of Presto Art Gels with eight new fall-ready colors.

Signature Services: Pumpkin Spice Treatment Manicure

October 22, 2015

On the Menu
This fragrant fall treatment utilizes Pumpkin Spice Scrub to gently remove dead skin cells. A Pumpkin Spice Moisture Mask softens the top layers of your clients’ skin, leaving a younger look and feel with uniform pigmentation. The hands and forearms are then enveloped in a rich Pumpkin Spice Butter Cream containing Shea butter and vitamins A,C,D, and E, for soft, silky, smooth skin.

Signature Services: Cranberry Bliss Pedicure

October 22, 2015

On the Menu: Hydrate your clients’ skin with antioxidants from cranberry seeds, shea butter, and vitamins to give a smooth soft feel to the skin. This pedicure includes a cranberry mineral bath that assists in the removal of dead skin cells to soften calluses, kills fungus, and strengthens the nails. The Cranberry scrub, butter cream, massage oil, and moisture mask are all infused with antioxidants.

Take a Tip from…CND’s Holly Schippers

October 20, 2015

On days packed with acrylic appointments, practice mix ratio to find your groove, says Holly. 

Dual Fusion Power

October 19, 2015

Bio Seaweed Gel’s new Dual Fusion Power Lamp offers both UV and LED technology in one unit.

Make Friends with 3-D Fanatics

October 19, 2015

A Facebook group called 3-D Fanatics is a place where people can share 3-D nail art, without the drama. 

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