September 15, 2011
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As the bright shine of summer fades into the earthy tones of fall, perk up your customers with these new color gel collections from your favorite manufacturers.
September 9, 2011
Keldara Salon & Spa, Dedham, Mass., has a pedicure that will really get your clients in the mood for fall.
August 24, 2011
RED PR’s Julia Labaton and CND’s Elyce de Brown welcomed NAILS editor Hannah Lee to a suite at The London hotel in West Hollywood for an afternoon of pampering and previews of what’s coming up.
August 23, 2011
These salon manicures can transition from day-to-night with a simple at-home adjustment.
July 18, 2011
A great signature manicure always starts with top-notch ingredients and a good idea. Themed hand care collections are always a great choice, so why not take inspiration from some of the industry’s top manufacturers. Read on to discover some new signature services created by a variety of companies using their own hand care lines.
June 28, 2011
Semi-custom colors and designs created via layering are increasingly showing up at trade show booth demos and continuing education classes. Clients love walking out of your salon owning a look no one else has, plus this technique can breathe life back into older shades your clients have gotten bored with. You can layer with so many different mediums. Here are a few to try.
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 22, 2011
Le Polish Salon | Spa | Lounge, Los Angeles, creates a Hollywood-worthy pampering pedicure using Tasha & Co Organics Red Current products.
June 16, 2011
Holly Schippers (FingerNailFixer) shows you several nail art designs combining the "rockstar" look with carving (or engraving) techniques.
June 15, 2011
Rituals Spa and Medical Aesthetic Center, Guilford, Conn., shares how to do its signature manicure, which features products from Eminence Organic.
June 13, 2011
Specialty manicures and pedicures are a great hook to get clients into the salon. Be inspired by these six manicures and pedicures that would be great additions to your service menu.
June 7, 2011
On Sunday, June 5, 2011 at the Premiere Orlando Beauty Show, CND orchestrated this amazing flash mob in the main foyer of the show to help promote it's popular Shellac line.
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
One of the most difficult things about gel is getting the hang of working with it, especially if you are used to doing liquid and powder. Holly Schippers offers this video with tips and an idea on how to get more accustomed to the workability of gel.
April 25, 2011
CND Shellac application and removal steps for a French Manicure.
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