April 1, 2010
Gina Silvestro is constantly thinking outside of the standard nail “bubble” and strives to stay on the cusp of trends, while sharing and instilling innovative thinking and techniques with her peers. For this month’s cover we asked her to create something fun and bubbly.
Dashing Diva’s Gelife Soak-Off UV Gel System can be used to make standard pink-and-whites as well as more fashion-forward nail designs such as the “ombre effect,” in which the nails gradate from one shade of color to the next.
March 1, 2010
Cuccio Naturalé’s Deep Dermal Transforming Wrap has a new intense formula that brings moisture to the deeper levels of the dermis.
North Point Nail Spa, San Francisco, shares the step-by-steps for an energizing pedicure.
Step-by-step by Vito Mazza Salon & Day Spa, Woodbridge, N.J.
OPI’s Axxium Soak Off Gel Lacquers come in a number of fan-favorite OPI polish colors and are easily applied and soaked off. The gels are perfect for busy women that demand long-lasting color, and best of all, toes can go straight into shoes immediately.
February 1, 2010
Tweezerman’s professional line of sanitizable and disposable pedicure tools can be used in the salon to give clients a perfect pedicure.
Step-by-step by Jeanet Spa & Salon, Toronto
More and more manufacturers are creating soak-off gels, including ones that look and feel similar to nail polish. New company Hand & Nail Harmony demonstrates how to use its product Gelish Color Gels.
Nails by Leticia Lujan, Attitudes with Style, Bakersfield, Calif.
January 20, 2010
Nails by Liz Hyerstay, Eugene, Ore.
January 1, 2010
Nails by Svetlana Zahra, Paola, Malta
If you’re looking for a unique service to add to your menu, consider testing the waters with a current nail art trend: aquarium nails.
Step-by-step by Talons Nail Evolution, Victoria, B.C., Canada
Denae Sambrano of Sparks, Nev., shows how she makes these cathedral-quality stained glass nails. “It’s something that is very easy to do and it looks beautiful on the nails,” she says. Sambrano is an educator for Young Nails, and for these nails she uses Young Nails’ Imagination Liquid Art colors.
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29 Products for the Acrylic Faithful29 photos
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