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.
March 21, 2011
Diana Snipe, of Backscratchers, shows how to do a quick nail art design using Backscratchers' Devine Design nail art products at the ISSE show in Long Beach, Calif., in January 2011.
March 14, 2011
What’s really going on when your client puts her hand in the nail lamp? We explain what gel is made of and why it works so well.
March 14, 2011
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