March 1, 2010
When it comes to that happiest part of the nail we all know and love, there’s no one right way to make it perfect. Smile lines can adapt to the nail to complement the shape and design of the nail. Akzentz educator Gina Silvestro of Gel Essentials in Cranston, R.I., shows her ideal smile lines for several different nail shapes.
February 1, 2010
The Contessas are an annual beauty award program that shows off the best Canada’s salon professionals have to offer.
January 20, 2010
Nails by Liz Hyerstay, Eugene, Ore.
January 7, 2010
Shape magazine lists its beauty tips, including some advice about nail care.
January 1, 2010
Nails by Svetlana Zahra, Paola, Malta
Nails by Brenda Skermont, AbFab Salon and Spa, Rockford, Ill.
NSI’s Balance Glitter Color Gels offer exceptional strength and adhesion. The Rock Star Collection of Glitter Gels has a high concentration of glitter while still being easy to apply, and the gels cure in two minutes flat with the NSI Ultra Pro Full Hand Lamp.
December 9, 2009
Whether shimmery, glittery, or gemmed, glitter nails can add some sparkle.
December 1, 2009
Nails by Laurie Ivins, Profiles Hair Design, Sandpoint, Idaho
November 1, 2009
Step-by-step by Gina Silvestro, Micheal K Galvin & Gel Essentialz Salon, Cranston, R.I.
October 9, 2009
Allure explains how OPI's Axxium soak-off gel lacquer and Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Nail Color work and reviews the products.
October 1, 2009
Dashing Diva’s French Wrap Plus has made it easier than ever to get that perfect smile line. The wraps are put on the nails using the easy application tab, and the ultra-thin French decal is left perfectly on the free edge, with smile line intact and free of brush strokes. The decoration can last after weeks of wear, and works best when combined with Dashing Diva’s Gelife Brush-On Glue and Soak-Off Gels.
Nails by Jennifer Mather, Polished Nail Design Group Inc., Burlington, Ontario, Canada
September 1, 2009
Nails by Jayne Berger, Cissna Park, Ill.
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