April 19, 2011
Available in thin or thick styles for short or long free edges, Dashing Diva’s French Wrap Plus provides an easy-to-create, lasting French manicure or pedicure with consistently perfect smile lines and a no-chip finish.
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April 19, 2011
Manicures are a service that virtually all nail salons offer. There are basic steps that clients expect, plus add-ons and alternatives that allow for endless customization. Follow our basic manicure steps and decide if you’d like to add any of the upgrades or alternatives to your menu.
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March 16, 2011
Allure gets expert advice on cuticle work from Richard K. Scher, professor emeritus of dermatology at Columbia University, and May P. Lupo, clinical professor of dermatology at Tulane School of Medicine in New Orleans.
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March 9, 2011
Allure catches up with some of the best manicurists around to share pro tips on making beautiful manicures last longer, getting the most out of a salon visit, and working with press-on polish.
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March 7, 2011
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In contrast with last year’s bright, bold colors, this year, we’re seeing a more muted palette — think vine-ripened fruits and fresh-harvested veggies. Let your clients sink their teeth
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into this fresh crop of color.
March 2, 2011
A video from Holly Schippers (AKA FingerNailFixer) to help nail professionals do quick natural nail repairs using Shellac and fiberglass.
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February 28, 2011
LCN’s Files Manicure Set gives you a great start of high-quality grit files to tackle every step of the nail enhancement process.
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February 15, 2011
Robbie Schaeffer, celebrity manicurist and owner of ROB|B — the first OPI Concept Salon — in Studio City, Calif., offers expert advice on how to maintain a manicure and keep the “fresh from the salon” look even longer.
Keywords: manicures polish techniques
February 10, 2011
OPI reviews the new Sorbet-like look achieved with 6 of the Texas collection shades. Displayed here is "Guy Meets Gal-veston, one of the season's hottest corals.
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January 14, 2011
Self chats with Jin Soon Choi, of Jin Soon Natural Hand and Foot Spas, on how to revive dull and brittle post-winter nails.
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January 5, 2011
Holly "FingerNailFixer" Schippers demonstrates how great cuticle work can eliminate lifting issues, give you smoother polish application, and make the nails just look and feel "clean".
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January 1, 2011
NSI’s Nurture Lotion Warm Vanilla Bergamot is infused with jojoba and grapeseed oils to moisturize and replenish damaged and stressed skin tissue.
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January 1, 2011
Cuccio Naturalé’s Lemongrass & Lavender Sea Salts work to exfoliate skin as well as hydrate and replenish it with the rejuvenating effects of lemongrass extracts and a light lavender scent.
Keywords: Cuccio Naturale sea salts
December 15, 2010
Hands deserve daily pampering, just like the body and face. That’s why Essie has introduced ejuvenate — a comprehensive luxury hand treatment system that helps to combat signs of aging and reveal new, younger looking skin.
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December 1, 2010
Nail Tek’s Hydration Therapy Anti-Aging Spa Natural Nail Manicure is an effective treatment to keep your clients’ hands young-looking. Nail Tek’s Foaming Skin
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