August 5, 2011
Pink, white, or colored, acrylic powder is often seen as the more important partner in a liquid-and-powder relationship. What makes it so special? Is it a secret ingredient? You may be surprised to learn what’s actually in there.
July 25, 2011
The Acrylic Starter Kit from Hand & Nail Harmony utilizes one of the latest technologies allowing a strong bond to the natural nail without the use of harsh acid primers.
July 12, 2011
The INM Canada gel educators battle against the acrylic educators.
June 29, 2011
A nail art design, especially 3-D art, can be a great way to showcase just how talented you are as a tech.
June 27, 2011
Monomer is a Greek term that means “one part” or “one unit.” (Mono means “one”; mer means “unit.”) But beyond “monomer,” what is the liquid that we use day in and day out? We’ve listed the ingredients necessary in every formula, regardless of manufacturer.
June 24, 2011
Here’s a sampling of the industry’s latest acrylic kits that continue to provide stellar nail enhancements, from classic Frenches to bold nail art.
June 24, 2011
A demonstration on how to sculpt Entity Gel 1 over a form.
A demonstration on how to apply Entity Acrylic over a form.
A demonstration on how to apply Entity Acrylic over a tip.
A demonstration on how to retouch a classic French using Entity Acrylic, by Lee-Anne Henderson, director of educational sales and distributor relations.
May 19, 2011
Nail technician Oksanna Cobb had a chance to go to Guam recently, where she was inspired to create these brightly colored nails.
April 29, 2011
When you work with liquid and powder, one of the key elements is mix ratio. Here Holly Schippers, our FingerNailFixer, some tips on figuring out how to check and perfect your mix ratio.
April 28, 2011
Magnetic instructor Ingeborg Mensonides demonstrates how to create almond-shaped nails with acrylic.
April 26, 2011
FingerNailFixer shows you how to perfect (and practice) your smile lines with acrylic.
April 19, 2011
Veteran nail tech Michelle Sproat shares an excerpt from her new book-DVD set.
Nailing the Color of the Year 201623 photos
A Light Finish: The Latest in LED Gel Lamp Technology27 photos
The amount of polymer powder mixed with the monomer liquid; also known as consistency.
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