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The marbleizing nail art technique is so simple — just swirl colors together to make them look like the technique namesake of marbles — and so flexible.
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Like finely-tuned sports cars, e-files are racing into the next generation of nail techs who are ready to buff, sand, and backfill like the best of them. Here’s a roundup of the top electric files on the market to get you up to speed.
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It’s rough out there these days, and we’re not even talking the economy. It’s those craggy and cracked patches of dead skin that pop up from toes to heel and can become debilitating to a client’s sole if left untreated. Here’s a sampling of callus products to help keep feet soft and smooth this winter.
callus removers pedicure products
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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.
Antoine de Paris Body Toolz En Vogue Entity Beauty LaVaque
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If you’re itching to ditch this heavy winter, ring in the spring with these fun new color gels from your favorite manufacturers. There’s no time like the present to make nails more pleasant.
Akzentz Bio Sculpture Gel CND colored gels Entity Beauty
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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.
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We have gathered the latest brush-on gel polish available at the time of printing, but more companies are finishing development on lines of their own.
Cacee CND EZ Flow Gelish gels
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If you’re looking to get a fresh start on offering a full-service skin treatment for your manicure clients, check out these themed hand care lines that bring a host of flavors from the beginning scrub to the final lotion.
CND Cuccio Naturale Entity Beauty Essie Haken
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As gels increase in popularity, manufacturers plant a wider variety of color gels into their lines so techs can match the different seasons. From pastel pinks to bold blues and pretty purples in-between, here’s a sampling of the latest spring gel collections.
Akzentz Backscratchers Bellissima Bio Sculpture Gel CND
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Soaking off faster than a speeding bullet while staying stronger than a locomotive, these soak-off gels will have clients believing you’re the Wonder Woman (or Superman) of nail techs in no time at all.
Akzentz Bio Sculpture Gel Christrio colored gels Gelousy