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For the second year in a row brush-on gel polish lines were the talk of the nail world at Cosmoprof North America. The game-changing nail category has steadily helped to reinvigorate the nail industry over the last year since its initial introduction. In addition, we saw some cool new nail art applications and advances in the pedicure chair world.
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Custom solid hues and an array of French and moon manicures took front stage for fall colors and designs at New York Fashion Week.
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Designers are paying close attention to texture, contrast, and color for fall 2011, according to the Pantone Institute.
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Break rooms offer a respite from the hustle and bustle of the salon. Here are a few great examples.
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Think of “French manicure” as an umbrella term that covers a myriad of related looks. With all of these variations, you’re sure to find a French for every client.
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Gathering top names in beauty, Premiere features a solid lineup of networking events, competitions, educational workshops, and more than 500 booths.
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On Saturday night before the Premiere Orlando beauty show even started, more than 200 nail techs got together to catch up with old friends, meet new friends, and enjoy a night of networking with other like-minded colleagues.
With all the little kiddies heading off to camp this summer, we asked three nail artists to give us their take on the summer camp theme.
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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.
On Monday, March 14, CND unveiled the first Shellac & Fashion Fusion Show, a runway show that featured the hottest nail styles and fashions straight from New York Fashion Week.
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Here are some snapshots from America's Beauty Show 2011.
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Congratulations to the winners of the Handpainted Nail Art category (whose theme was "Paris by Night"), and the 3-D Nail Art winners (whose theme was "Vampires").
At the International Salon & Spa Expo (ISSE 2011) in Long Beach, NAILS asked attendees: What nails did you wear at the show? Here's a gallery of their responses.
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In line with 2010’s record attendance, approximately 40,000 beauty professionals descended on ISSE Long Beach’s sold-out show floor from January 29-31, where they were greeted with the latest products and education from some of the world’s leading and up-and-coming beauty companies and professionals.
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If you’re itching to ditch this heavy winter, ring in the spring with these fun new color gels from your favorite manufacturers. There’s no time like the present to make nails more pleasant.
A substance used to destroy bacteria, fungi, and viruses on human skin; antiseptics will not disinfect or sterilize metal nail care instruments.
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