April 11, 2011
Young Nails' Greg Salo describes how to properly use the company's UV light. Understanding hand positioning on the base plate is the key to a solid cure.
CND Shellac was featured on Extra! with Maria Lopez last week for a "Friend" giveaway. In addition to showing the service, extra talked to Paint Shop Beverly Hills owner Julia Serquinia and CND's Jan Arnold. They gave away 15 Shellac services to Extra Friends who knew the secret password "Shellac". That's pretty cool.
April 8, 2011
A French Gel Polish Step-by-Step
March 28, 2011
Entity’s new brush-on gel polish, Entity 1 Color Couture, combines the long-lasting and high-gloss durability of gel with the ease and versatility of enamel.
March 25, 2011
Viv Simmons (from Australia) and Catherine Wong (from Singapore) created this month's extreme spring look using a combination of colored acrylics and gels. See how they did it.
March 25, 2011
A quick technique that popped up during ISSE 2011 in Long Beach was Anne Clarizio’s method of doing a quick color check on what the final outcome would be for a Shellac layering.
March 24, 2011
Jessica is shedding some light with its new Pro-LED 30. The new light complements Jessica’s GELeration line of color soak-off gels that brush on like polish.
March 23, 2011
JoAnne Millar of En Vogue reveals how she creates this rhinestone-tipped curl on a gel nail.
March 22, 2011
Light Elegance's Lezlie McConnel shows how to add a little bling to a black French design.
LeChat's director of education, Yvette Holt, shows how to do a color fade with Perfect Match Gel Polish.
UK-native Sam Biddle of IBD, shows how to do some nail art roses uses IBD gel.
Danny Haile, CEO of Hand & Nail Harmony, shows how to do a sponge technique with Gelish.
Pattie Yankee of Dashing Diva shows how to do a Gelife nail design art manicure, using glitter soak-off gels.
CND education ambassador Candice Manacchio shows how to layer Shellac to keep costs down and get different color combinations.
President of Christrio, Christine Le, shows how to do a Gelacquer nail art desing at the ISSE Show in Long Beach, in January 2011.
The Next Generation of E-Files15 photos
Flocking Flurries: 3-D Textured Nail Art Products16 photos
A volatile solvent added to polish to restore the product to its original consistency or viscosity; also called polish solvent.
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