June 28, 2011
Semi-custom colors and designs created via layering are increasingly showing up at trade show booth demos and continuing education classes. Clients love walking out of your salon owning a look no one else has, plus this technique can breathe life back into older shades your clients have gotten bored with. You can layer with so many different mediums. Here are a few to try.
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June 25, 2011
New nail lacquer from OPI and Orly — among others — shines.
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June 24, 2011
Education Beauty Zone comes to the San Diego Convention Center September 25-26, 2011.
June 24, 2011
On the cover of W Magazine, Knowles sports the newly launched Minx Professional for Lisa Logan.
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June 23, 2011
Cosmo says white is the new black.
June 15, 2011
Definition: Overlapping with other recent trends like biker chic and military couture, elements from rebellious punk culture — like paper clip embellishments and leather — are, ironically, fashionable.
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June 15, 2011
Neon colors brighten up the season as shown in Marie Claire.
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May 30, 2011
Call them ongles or uñas, nägel or negle, they’re still nails and they deserve the attention of a skilled professional — no matter where you live. These international techs share what life is like in the nail industry in their slice of the world.
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May 29, 2011
InStyle’s Mail section highlights reader-submitted fashion and beauty looks inspired by past stories in the magazine.
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May 27, 2011
Cosmopolitan’s Beauty Q & A answers the question: What’s the It nail shape right now? Celebrity manicurist Tom Bachik answered, the squoval shape continues to rule. Not only is the shape very flattering, but it also prevents nails from breaking due to the stronger corners, according to the mag.
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May 26, 2011
Lemon yellow is the color of the moment, according to this month’s InStyle.
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May 22, 2011
Runway-inspired manicures, crackle-effect polishes, and celebrity stiletto nails reign supreme in this month’s InStyle.
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May 20, 2011
It’s all about the beauty of matte’s in this month’s Glamour issue.
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May 18, 2011
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From the same associations that bring us the International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE) in Long Beach every January came the first-ever ISSE Midwest, held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., from March 26 to 28, 2011.
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