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Raise awareness for breast cancer this month and inspire a good deed by purchasing a couple of these pink items for your salon.
Style > 144 Photos
A look at the backstage goings-on at NYFW Spring/Summer 2015.
Technique > 19 Photos
Monochromatic nail art features designs containing variations of a single color to create optical effects. Take cues from these nail artists and discover inspiration behind multi-toned manicures.
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The technique-focused four-day workshop, hosted by Ann Chang and Yire Castillo, aimed to fill the gaps in education to leave nail students and professionals more confident in their salon skills and services.
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These brands have a soft spot for soak-off gels.
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These companies prove it’s not hard to find a strong, glossy traditional gel.
Technique > 27 Photos
These individual foot care products, most of which are part of a complete pedicure system, are hand-selected company favorites.
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Your favorite brands have been busy developing even more products to keep the acrylic faithful coming back for more.
Technique > 15 Photos
From battery-operated to bejeweled, the newest e-files on the market aim to meet the needs of today’s nail tech. Take a look at what’s available so you can file in style, and check out our list of helpful e-filing tips too.
Style > 16 Photos
The season’s forecast calls for more 3-D textures. If you’ve been digging through the craft store bins for trendy caviar beads or fuzzy velvet fibers, you may want to try your beauty supply store instead. Many manufacturers create the tiny beads and other tactile accessories specifically with nail looks in mind.
For clients with weak, brittle nails who want extra strength to those who covet wild extensions, gels can offer something for everyone.
Within minutes and sometimes even seconds after application, manicures and pedicures become dry to the touch.
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Declare yourself a nail artist after using these embellishments intended to inspire creativity. With advanced technology, the decals’ ultra-thin quality allows for product layering, and you can even incorporate them into your own designs. They’re easy to use and a great way to give your clients exciting nail art with reduced service time. Ranging from full-coverage to subtle trimmings, there’s a decal out there for everyone.
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Take a look at these pedicure systems available to nail techs and see what will keep the clients coming back.
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The cornerstone of the nail industry’s foundation, acrylics helped build the manicuring business into what it is today. Manufacturers are still continuing to innovate and improve upon the products and techniques. With support from manufacturers and with die-hard acrylic clients, the art of an acrylic sculpt and 3-D design is thriving among the latest generation of acrylic nail technicians. Here are some of the latest acrylic products.
A controversial treatment, popular in Asia, in which clients place their feet into a tub containing small carp that eat away dead skin.
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