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Shake off winter: Spring gel-polish colors are in bloom.
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Ice, ice baby.
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Clients will want to sink their teeth (and hands) into these succulent scrubs.
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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.
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A look at the backstage goings-on at NYFW Spring/Summer 2015.
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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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
An individual, reactive chemical unit that may be linked to one another to form a polymer; the liquid component in acrylic systems.
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Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
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What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
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