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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Whether fashion-forward, classic, or trendy, nail techs share the nail styles they were wearing at their own nuptials.
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Designing an exceptional pedicure area for your salon takes instincts and resources. These innovative salons use both to create pedi areas that are functional, comfortable, and draw you in with captivating salon decor.
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Use this photo gallery to learn about some of the most popular essential oils. A description of the oils' properties and a category for use are included.
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Get your clients in a pedicure mood by adding a touch of pastel on their toes. Not only do light shades of green, pink, peach, and blue go hand in hand with the season, they also help liven up toes with a soft dose of color.
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Looking to add even more color options for your clients? Why not consider an easy-to-apply color gel application? From soft pastels to solid bolds, color gels can be a longer-lasting alternative to traditional nail polish.
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Ram Products has been manufacturing micromotor products for 22 years for use by dentists, podiatrists and jewelers. Their line of electric files and accessories for the professional nail technician are available online and though distributors.
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Westerners are cultivating an appreciation for the ancient Eastern philosophies and practices. Here are some Eastern twists on a few salon services.
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Don’t have quite enough room in your salon for a full-fledged pedicure throne? Today’s crop of pedicure carts and footbaths offer comfort, style, and pampering for both the client and pedicurist.
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Electric file bits come in tons of different shapes and sizes to fill every filing need. We’ve collected a variety of basic bits — and some of the more obscure — to help you find the perfect bit for every job.
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Colored gels are poised to make a splash in nail art. Here are some designs to give you some ideas of gel's versatility.
Started in 2002, the Beautytech Strut Your Stuff online nail art and enhancement contest has truly become an international event, with entrants from such far-flung locales as Tokyo, Singapore, Poland, and the Netherlands.
Lavender is a plant whose leaves, flowers, and oil are used in many beauty products for its soothing and pleasant-smelling properties.
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Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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