July 7, 2011
An introduction of OPI's Axxium Soak-Off Gel Lacquer System, with gel colors in the shades and shade names that clients love and that are recognized world wide.
June 28, 2011
Semi-custom colors and designs created via layering are increasingly showing up at trade show booth demos and continuing education classes. Clients love walking out of your salon owning a look no one else has, plus this technique can breathe life back into older shades your clients have gotten bored with. You can layer with so many different mediums. Here are a few to try.
June 24, 2011
A demonstration of Entity's Color Couture brush-on gel polish.
A demostration using Entity Gel 1 on a tip and overlay.
A demonstration on how to sculpt Entity Gel 1 over a form.
June 24, 2011
Light Elegance’s P2 is the latest formula from the company, which prides itself in its quality of gels and range of colors available.
June 22, 2011
Global IBD educator Brenda Skermont explains how she combines Gelac colors to make this “déco-polish” design, which works like decoupage for the nails.
June 16, 2011
Holly Schippers (FingerNailFixer) shows you several nail art designs combining the "rockstar" look with carving (or engraving) techniques.
June 13, 2011
Celebrity manicurist Tom Bachick shows us how to use his new soak-off color gel: Artistic Colour Gloss.
June 7, 2011
On Sunday, June 5, 2011 at the Premiere Orlando Beauty Show, CND orchestrated this amazing flash mob in the main foyer of the show to help promote it's popular Shellac line.
June 1, 2011
You learned a lot in school, but once you start working full time with clients you’ll see that minor mishaps with nail enhancements will occasionally pop up to frustrate and challenge you. To help you out when they do, here's some handy troubleshooting advice on fixing the more common acrylic and gel problems.
May 23, 2011
Young Nails' Greg Salo and his brother Habib Salo were interviewed on LA's NBC news recently after sending products to a soldier (who is also a licensed manicurist) stationed in Afghanistan. Full story here: http://www.nailsmag.com/article/92521/young-nails-maniq-is-soldier-proof
May 19, 2011
The nail tech instructional publication BELOVED Nails by Kyu.S, has come out with a second book featuring more international nail tech artists and packed with nail art and nail styles from around the world.
May 19, 2011
Try this eye-catching gel design from Surrey, Canada-based Olga Palylyk of Ornate Nailz by Olga. Palylyk specializes in gel nail art designs.
May 18, 2011
Formulated for natural nails, Perfect Match wears like gel, but goes on thinly and easily like polish. With no drying time and no chipping, the gel leaves a beautiful high shine that lasts up to 14 days.
Frozen: Icicle Nail Art Ideas20 photos
Succulent Scrubs8 photos
Citric acid is derived from citrus fruits (like oranges and lemons) and used as a preservative, pH-balancer, and astringent.
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