May 1, 2010
If your clients are afraid of this pointy shape, offer up this advice from nail techs who do their best to ensure that beauty doesn’t have to equal pain.
Catherine Wong gives NAILS readers a peak into her step-by-step nail art books.
C. A. Therien offers a wide variety of handmade fimo clay canes for beautiful nail art. Fimo canes are easily cut into thin slices, or designs can be purchased in convenient pre-cut packs. Fimo can be encased in acrylic or gel, or glued on top of polish and sealed with a gel top coat.
Young Nails Imagination Art Acrylic Powders can be used to create an amazing variety of nail designs. The powders come in four collections of solid colors, plus five collections of glitters, and they handle well so techs can create intricate designs.
Well, maybe not easy. But Star Nail’s global education director Elaine Watson has a quick tip on how to get a better performance out of acrylic for 3-D designs.
May 1, 2010
When it comes to making edge nails, the most important part of the sculpt is to have a crisply creased form so the acrylic falls perfectly into place and gives you that nice edgy look.
April 20, 2010
CND’s Performance Forms for liquid and powder enhancements provide a perfect fit and stunning C-curve.
April 12, 2010
Estelina explains reflexology.
April 5, 2010
Estelina speaks of how she opened her salon.
April 1, 2010
When nails are weary, weak, and inching toward the eponychium, a modified nail tip can be a great way to protect nails and encourage them to grow.
March 5, 2010
Entity’s Nudite Nail Sculpting Powders are corrective sculpting powders in shades of pink and white that are designed to hide flaws and enhance the natural look of nails.
March 1, 2010
Clients who love nail art will adore your unique and durable embedded creations. Traditional clear acrylics are not the only way to go- you can also use tips, gels, or "instant embedding" techniques.
February 18, 2010
Kinetics’ Masterpiece Brushes are hand made from the highest-quality pure Kolinsky.
February 1, 2010
Retailing nail strengtheners is good for your clients' nails and increases your earnings.
Though many technicians prefer to sculpt, a pre-made nail tip that can be adhered to the natural nail can give newbie nail techs a nice runway to learn the delicate craft of gel and acrylic sculpting, while providing great-looking results.
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