February 27, 2012
NYC-based DJ Harley Viera-Newton's nail painting ritual always starts with OPI Nail Envy because it contains protein and calcium to strengthen brittle nails.
Keywords: base coats client health nail strengtheners OPI products
February 15, 2012
Put your solid-colored nail file down for a few minutes to peruse these adorable decorated options.
Keywords: ASP Aspire Bio Sculpture Gel LCN nail files salon decor/design
December 20, 2011
Warm up this winter with the irresistible aroma of Cuccio Naturalé’s Vanilla Bean & Sugar Body Butter and Scrub, Grapeseed Hand Anti-Oxidant Oil, and Deep Dermal Transforming Wrap.
Keywords: Cuccio Naturale manicures moisturizer skin care
December 19, 2011
Angie Roman of Chicago shows how she makes these marbleized butterfly designs that have fluttered their way into becoming a client favorite.
Keywords: nail art polish
November 28, 2011
A great retail item for clients’ at-home nail maintenance, the Nail Love cuticle and nail oil pen from IT Cosmetics is a well-packaged cuticle oil and cuticle pusher in one.
Keywords: cuticle oil cuticle treatments retail boutique items
November 21, 2011
Rehydrate dry hands this winter with the Repechage Anti-Aging Hand Treatment with Seaweed Treatment Mask.
Keywords: manicures skin care
November 10, 2011
Alexandra Mansoor, AKA Algae Veronica, is a cosmetologist from Madison Heights, Mich. In this video, she shows newbies how to do a basic manicure, all topped off with an easy floral nail art design. See more of her nail art at http://lotsafingerpaints.tumblr.com.
Keywords: floral nail art handpainted nail art manicures
October 26, 2011
Antoine de Paris nippers are available in many jaw sizes, single or double spring, as well as gold or satin finish for a more individualized look.
Keywords: Antoine de Paris nippers
October 26, 2011
Created by nail tech and salon owner Stephanie Saddler, the Butta Fingers Nail Studio Signature Collection features three new professional nail treatments.
Keywords: brittle nails nail strengtheners nail treatments
October 26, 2011
Whether you use them in the salon or retail them, clients will enjoy the more than 30 scents of The Soi Company’s eco-friendly, hand-poured soy candles.
Keywords: candles soy
October 20, 2011
Dashing Diva’s new DesignFX line is comprised of 36 unique nail appliqués that match 3-D bling with intricate and brightly colored designs. Resident Dashing Diva nail artist Young Kim has come out with a clever new way of cutting up and blending these appliqués to give nail techs even more freedom to let their creativity shine with the fun patterns.
Keywords: Dashing Diva decals gels nail art rhinestones
October 14, 2011
If you still get a hard copy of the newspaper, here’s a use for it you may not have thought of: newspaper nails.
Keywords: nail art
October 13, 2011
There are a variety of nail issues, from the everyday bitten-nails to the all-out chip or crack, that require you to call in reinforcements. Whether using acrylic or gel (or even a tea bag), we offer some ways to strengthen nails into long-lasting beauts.
Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting gel troubleshooting nail repairs wraps
September 21, 2011
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A good, sturdy pair of cuticle nippers is a standard piece of equipment for every nail tech. They are a necessary tool to help keep the cuticle and nail plate clean and well maintained. Here’s a sampling of what is currently on the market.
Keywords: Antoine de Paris Body Toolz En Vogue Entity Beauty LaVaque
September 16, 2011
The Nano Series by Kinetics is made of four expert formulas that provide therapy for every nail type.
Keywords: Kinetics nail strengtheners natural nail care