June 7, 2013
Where does a top nail competitor get her ideas? In the case of New York City-based nail tech Erina Ogawa, they come from shoes, clothes, furniture, or just her imagination.
June 6, 2013
New from Alessandro International is Striplac, a peel-off gel-polish. Watch the video for a step-by-step of Striplac application and removal.
June 5, 2013
Introduced to the U.S. market at the Premiere Orlando trade show, Striplac by Alessandro International is a brand new gel-polish that comes off simply by peeling it off. No acetone soaking or wrapping required. Learn more on Alessandro International's website.
May 30, 2013
LeChat’s Gel Polish On The Go Kit is the perfect retail item for clients who travel frequently or just can’t make it into the salon now and then.
May 29, 2013
The fact that all her clients have their own nails is the direct result of a marketing decision Walters made a few years ago.
May 9, 2013
Whether you love liquid-and-powder or hard gel, Artistic Nail Design has created a product with integrated technology that brings you the best of both worlds.
May 8, 2013
The fast curing gels apply like nail polish and stay on for almost two weeks.
Jessica Cosmetics’ GELeration is a brush-on gel-polish that the company says can last for more than three weeks with no chipping, peeling, smudging, or fading.
May 8, 2013
Here are some tips to help keep your brushes in the best possible condition.
May 3, 2013
Editor Hannah Lee discusses the importance of following proper gel-polish removal procedures.
April 23, 2013
As nail art and soak-off gels are becoming more trendy these days, Chris Mans, an educator for Bio Sculpture Gel, has developed a technique to create 3-D art with soak-off gel only — using no glue or acrylic.
April 20, 2013
Sail away on Royal Caribbean’s most innovative cruise ship yet with the nail industry’s best educators. Cruise With the Nail Stars, hosted by John Hauk, takes place September 29-October 6, 2013.
April 19, 2013
While glitter is great for catching light and attention, it can be tough to get off nails without a battle.
LCN’s Thermo Colour Gels and Nail Candy nail art beads can be combined to create a sophisticated and fun look.
Andrea Boyko heats up her Manitoba, Canada clients with these flame-inspired glitter nails.
29 Products for the Acrylic Faithful29 photos
19 Foot Care Systems for Summer-Ready Feet19 photos
The ferrule is a metal ring or cap placed around a brush shaft to reinforce and hold the hairs of a brush in place.
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
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