July 30, 2010
Light Elegance's Pedi-Cure Kit is a great kit for techs that want to get into gel pedicures.
New from Hand & Harmony comes Gelish Color Gels. The gels apply like polish with a twist cap and applicator, but are cured in a lamp like gels.
July 23, 2010
Nubar's UV503 UV Gel Top Coat Sealer is a thin UV finishing gel that does not have a tacky layer after curing.
July 6, 2010
Star Nail’s T3 European FiberGels are designed to apply evenly and smoothly across the entire nail plate, making precise cuticle area applications a breeze.
The new Gentle gels from Iryna Giblett have been developed to be both gentle to customers and the environment.
July 1, 2010
It’s been a while since the nail industry had something truly new to capture our imagination. But over the course of the last several years, several professional manufacturers have been fine-tuning gel technologies and the product developments are truly something to get excited about.
July 1, 2010
LCN’s Exotica collection offers new, fun shades for the summer that will not yellow, fade, or chip.
Gracia Beauty’s Gel System combines functional and well-performing soak-off gels with a nail art sensibility so techs can create endless nail art designs.
July 1, 2010
Gracia Beauty’s Gel System combines functional and well-performing soak-off gels with a nail art sensibility so techs can create endless nail art designs. The gels are available in convenient kits that suit each tech’s need, with a basic kit for simple sculpts and Frenches, an intermediate kit for nail art, and full-color gel lines of more than 100 colors.
Looking to add a little more pop to your gels? Try mixing in some glitter. It’s fun to do in front of a client and it will show her you have skills beyond the mere limits of the jar.
June 25, 2010
Nubar has a new kit for its UV Soak-Off Infinity Gels. The kit contains six colored gels, a clear builder, brush, prep, prime and more.
Nailite’s formulated Soak-Off Gels gently soak off in acetone in 15 minutes.
June 1, 2010
Masterworks Innovations’ CEO and veteran nail tech Amy Becker has come out with a new clear form designed specifically for hard or soft gels from any manufacturer.
June 1, 2010
A clever spin on nail art can come from a simple craft corner border hole punch. AII global educator MaeLing Parrish explains how she spreads soak-off gels flat over a piece of plastic and pops imprints out of them with a border punch. (According to Parrish, she uses soak-off gels because they are soft and flexible and don’t crack like traditional gels when they are used with a hole punch.) Take a look at these steps and see if you can score a knockout of your own.
Akzéntz Classic Gels are high-performance gels that can be combined with the Options Soak-Off Color Gels and Options Aurora Sparkle Gels to produce vibrant nail art designs and structurally sound enhancements.
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