The spring 2013 palette mixes dynamic brights with novel neutrals to create a harmonious balance, according to the Pantone Color Institute.
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Light and nude nails ruled the runways.
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A quick lotion or hand scrub can make a manicure quite memorable. And a sales pitch on the beneficial ingredients of a hand care product as you massage it into your clients’ skin can make them want to purchase the product for home use. To help you with retail as well as with themed services, NAILS has compiled the latest delicious-smelling hand products to keep hands well-moisturized and supple.
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If you’d like to see how this year’s favorite products stack up to years past, log on to www.nailsmag.com/RCA to take a look at what products are consistently on the list from year to year and who has broken into the club of finalists. (You’ll notice slight modification in our categories from year to year to reflect industry trends.)
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Editor Hannah Lee traveled with nail tech and celebrity manicurist Elsbeth Schuetz to Switzerland where she went to a European trade show and learned the differences and similarities betwen the nail industry in the U.S. and Switzerland.
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To meet the soak-off needs of all of the gel-polish lines, manufacturers have begun to release their own brands of soak-off solutions and remover wraps to help techs get an effective and thorough soak for clients. These gel-polish removal liquids have added hydrating emollients to keep the removal process soft on skin, while still effectively removing all the gel.
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To meet the soak-off needs of all of the gel-polish lines, manufacturers have begun to release their own brands of soak-off solutions and remover wraps to help techs get an effective and thorough soak for clients. Here are some of the latest wraps to hit the market.
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