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Troubleshooter: Shaping Acrylic Nails Oval

January 1, 2003  | Article

Some diehard fans of the oval nail remain - causing problems for some nail techs who can’t seem to get the same result they would with the square look.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   filing techniques   shaping nails  

Take Them All Off - How to Remove Gels

October 1, 2000  | Article

Here, we give you some tips on removing gels. From filling to soaking there’s more than one way to do it. And it doesn’t always have to be difficult.

Keywords: acetone/removal products   gels   product removal  

The Help Desk

May 1, 2000  | Article

Your questions answered by Doug Schoon, Melissa Carlini, and David Dyer.

Keywords: files   implement disinfection   polish techniques   ski jump nails   The Help Desk  

From Tips to Toes II

April 1, 2000  | Article

Now that your client has pink and whites on her toes, keep them looking fresh and elegant with a backfill. She can have great-looking toes all summer long.

Keywords: Athena Elliott   gel toenails   gels   pedicures   pink-and-whites  

The Help Desk

March 1, 2000  | Article

Your technique questions answered by Melissa Carlini, Brooke Gilliam, Debra Marr-Leisy, and La Shaun Crown-Glenn.

Keywords: backfills   glue   male clients   nail repairs   silk wraps  

The Help Desk

October 1, 1999  | Article

This month's Help Desk features the advice of Rima Kitsko, LaCinda Headings, Lin Halpern, Debi Waszut, and Mary Metscaviz. 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   cuticle treatments   gel troubleshooting   peeling nails   special occasion nails  

What's Your Problem?

April 1, 1999  | Article

Whether you’re a beginner struggling to reduce thickness at the cuticle or a veteran whose C-curve is looking flat, this troubleshooting guide, put together by nail technician Shari Finger can help. Here are her tips to combat common acrylic woes.

 

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   acrylics   enhancements   smile lines  

The New Wave of Gels

November 1, 1998  | Article

Light-activated gel systems have been revamped for the healthy, odor-free environment of the 90s.

Keywords: En Vogue   gels   IBD   international   Nailco  

Demo: Star's New T3 Fiber-Gel

September 1, 1998  | Article

Star Nail Products combines UV gel and fiberglass mesh for strong enhancements without the use of resin or activators.

Keywords: demo   gels   Star Nail Products  

Gel Formation

September 1, 1997  | Article

Gels are highly sensitive and tricky to produce. Keeping strict control over temperature and environment is critical for product quality.

Keywords: gels   how products are made   ingredients  

Inside A UV Light

August 1, 1997  | Article

Thanks to technology old heavy UV lamps have given way to today's sleek and quick models. Their production is subjected to rigorous quality control.

Keywords: gels   how products are made   UV lights  

Shedding Light on UV Lamps

December 1, 1996  | Article

The attraction of light-cured products is that you do away with solvents, says one manufacturer.

Keywords: gels   IBD   NSI   OPI Products   UV Lamps  

Troubleshooter: Applying Light-Cured Gel System Like a Pro

December 1, 1995  | Article

Whether you’re using traditional gels or the newer, quicker gels, proper application is essential to prevent lifting and to create a durable set of nails.

Keywords: Develop 10   Elsbeth Schuetz   gels   Orly   Troubleshooter  

Taking the Heat Off Clients’ Nails

October 1, 1995  | Article

If your clients experience a burning sensation during a nail service, chances are you’re preparing the nail improperly or applying the product incorrectly.

Keywords: adhesives   gels   nail prep   primers  

Trouble Shooter: Taking the Heat Off Clients’ Nails

October 1, 1995  | Article

If your clients experience a burning sensation during a nail service, chances are you’re preparing the nail improperly or applying the product incorrectly.

Keywords: electric file safety   electric filing techniques   filing techniques   gels   mixing monomers  

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