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Signature Services: French Garden...

Signature Services: French Garden Pedicure — Fresh Cucumber, Frenchie’s Modern Nail Care, Littleton, Colo.

Signature Services: Signature Lemon...

Signature Lemon Manicure, Lemon Nails, Glenview, Ill.

The Latest and Greatest Gels:...

These brands have a soft spot for soak-off gels. 

The Latest and Greatest Gels:...

These companies prove it’s not hard to find a strong, glossy traditional gel. 

Hard Vs. Soft: A Closer Look At Gels

Before there was gel-polish, there was gel. Making its debut in the mid-1980s, this product was designed as an enhancement for clients who desired a...

Acrylic Nails

Mia Secret's Nail Trainer

Practice Makes Perfect: the hand has jointed fingers, flesh-like finger tips and comes with replacement exercise nails and an instructional DVD.

Gels

Hard Vs. Soft: A Closer Look At Gels

Before there was gel-polish, there was gel. Making its debut in the mid-1980s, this product was designed as an enhancement for clients who desired a glossy, durable finish. While many clients might think there is a big difference between gel and acrylic, gels actually rely on ingredients from the acrylic family. Perhaps the tougher distinction to make is between hard (traditional) and soft (soak-off) gels. 

E-Files

Pack Your Bags for Kamp Kupa

Kupa Inc. announced the first ever Kamp Kupa session, a four-day hands-on workshop for students and professionals looking for extra training to advance their skill level.

How Do You Do That?

Read through our archives of demos and how-to’s in the most comprehensive step by step nail section on the web.
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Signature Services: French Garden Pedicure — Fresh Cucumber

Signature Services: French Garden Pedicure — Fresh Cucumber, Frenchie’s Modern Nail Care, Littleton, Colo.

Add-On Services

New Paraffin Treatment Keeps on Giving

Launched last year by salon owner Deanna Montrose, gLOVE Treat is a paraffin wax treatment for both in-salon and home use that is housed inside a microwave-safe thermal glove.

Troubleshooter

Engraved Zebra Print Nail Art Using an Electic File on Acrylics

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Light Elegance educator Loni Preato shows how to create zebra print nail art by engraving the acrylic using an engraving bit and an E-file.

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Market Research

Market Research How big is the U.S. nail business? $7.3 billion. What's the average service price for a manicure? Dig into our decades' deep research archives.

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VietSALON

The U.S. Vietnamese salon industry represents more than half of all salons. VietSALON serves this market with a bi-monthly Vietnamese language print magazine and a community-oriented website.

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