December 4, 2013
RDcorp, a Russian manufacturer, welcomes winter with this stiletto design using colored gels, nail art appliques, and glitter.
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November 26, 2013
Akzentz educator Gina Silvestro shows how to simply mix Akzentz Gel Art Powder with any Akzentz UV/LED Options colors to create beautiful, odor-free 3-D nail art. It's great for beginners, because you have plenty of time to sculpt each petal into the perfect shape and it does not get hard until you put it in the light.
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June 13, 2013
LCN educator Gail Eddy created this fun patriotic nail design to celebrate Independence Day featuring gels, stamps, and free-hand brushing techniques.
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April 2, 2013
By applying watercolor paint on top of a gel enhancement, Kari McQuitty creates a layered effect, making her designs really stand out.
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January 9, 2013
InStyle magazine tried top gel polish brands at several different neighborhood salons to weigh the pros and cons of getting a professional-quality gel mani or pedi.
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January 4, 2013
InStyle magazine dispelled a couple long-standing misconceptions about gel manicures this month and provided remedies on how to keep gel nails healthy.
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October 25, 2012
InStyle magazine asked readers hard-hitting questions about their mani/pedi service.
Keywords: decals gels manicures pedicures polish
October 24, 2012
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Thao Nguyen shows how to sprinkle glitter and confetti onto clear base gel to create a flashy yet durable design.
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October 18, 2012
Both Ebony and GENLUX recently featured Gelish manicures on their cover girls.
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August 10, 2012
This design, “Groovy,” shows how CND's just-launched "Additives" can be used with Brisa Gloss and Brisa Paint.
Keywords: CND gels handpainted nail art
June 14, 2012
With the sudden rise of brush-on gel-polish bringing many new customers into salons, it seems nail techs are seeing fewer tried-and-true acrylic customers. With new products on the market, traditional acrylic users now have more options to choose from, but there is still a seat at the manicure table for them.
Keywords: CND colored acrylics consumer marketing Gelish gel-polish
March 5, 2012
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Nail artists created fantasy works of art using a combination of professional nail products in the Multimedia Nail Art competition at the 6th Global Nail Cup held in Seoul, Korea.
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December 20, 2011
Named for its semblance to the feathers of a peacock, the Peacock Technique is a gel technique that enables artists to create a variety of different effects and expand their nail art creativity with minimal effort.
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November 22, 2011
Who says feathers are just for hair (and, well, birds, of course)? Not resourceful nail techs, who adapt the feather hair extensions craze to nail extensions. Here’s how.
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November 8, 2011
Olga Palylyk of Ornate Nailz by Olga in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, shares her Purple Reef nail art tutorial with NAILStv viewers. Get more of Palylyk videos at www.gelartnails.com.
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