February 2016 Issue

Nails: Ashley Gregory
Model: Marta Petryshkevich
Makeup: Andrea Samuels
Photographer: Carissa Lancaster
Art Director: Le Wang

Reflexology: Healing With Your Touch

March 15, 2016

Offering deep relaxation and healing, reflexology is a natural addition to a nail tech’s skillset. Experts speak about the technical and business aspects of this alternative therapy and its potential as a nail salon add-on.  

Gel Nails Prevent Musical Mishap

February 22, 2016

Nail tech Vickie Meador came to the rescue of a guitar-player who wanted gel reinforcements on his strumming hand.

Soft Feet Nourishing Bath

February 17, 2016

New from Gehwol Fusskraft, Soft Feet Nourishing Bath pampers and protects with a combination of almond oil and vanilla extract.

Hemp Seed Liquid Wrap

February 17, 2016

Duri’s Hemp Seed Liquid Wrap contains high-quality, natural hemp seed oil to repair and reinforce weak nails, restoring them in as little as three to 14 days.

Odorless Lotion

February 16, 2016

Relieves dry, cracked fingers while you sleep.

Nail Tip Cutter

February 16, 2016

Novo Gel

February 16, 2016

Colorless gel-polish coating you can apply over nails to expand the base color to create an effortless mottled effect.

Urban Edge Collection

February 16, 2016

Add a bit of flash and sass by offering your clients an edgy statement manicure. 

The Table Thing

February 16, 2016

The palette made with steel and an electro-polished and hand-polished surface for durability.

Romantic Masterpiece Nail Art

February 10, 2016

Follow these steps to paint the golden embrace.

How to Remover Gel-Polish with Gel II Professional Steam Gel Remover

February 10, 2016

Gel II presents The Steam Remover, a more effective and time- efficient way to remove gel-polish.

French Tip Application with Light Elegance Lexy Line Hard Gel System

February 10, 2016

The line is available in six viscosities that allow you to perform a simple overlay or extend the nail quickly and beautifully.

Golden Foil Finish for the Lunar New Year

February 10, 2016

Gelish offers a tutorial using a special edition set of Lunar New Year inspired shades. 

Signature Services: Ultimate Charmed Pedicure

January 15, 2016

On the Menu
Utilizing relaxing marine-based products, this one-hour pedicure has all the ingredients of a mini vacation. For the ultimate in pampering, treat your clients to this Ultimate Charmed Pedicure with an exfoliating sea scrub, cooling mask, therapeutic paraffin, and more.

Raised Roses Nail Art

January 15, 2016

Follow these steps to learn how to encase acrylic roses.

Signature Services: Advance Beauty College’s CND Spa Manicure

January 15, 2016

On the Menu
A luxurious treatment that will beautify and pamper rough hands. The treatment includes an invigorating exfoliating scrub, emollient treatment mask, soothing hot towels, a thorough massage, and Vinylux polish.

Swarovski Launches New Product Specifically for Nails

January 15, 2016

Bling-obsessed nail techs can now integrate the luxury of Swarovski into their services with Crystal Pixie. 

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