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.
Get creative and layer CND Shellac to create custom color combinations.
Basic CND Shellac application and removal steps using a solid opaque color.
April 20, 2011
InStyle offers 10 ways to get great nails in its April Beauty section.
April 19, 2011
Manicures are a service that virtually all nail salons offer. There are basic steps that clients expect, plus add-ons and alternatives that allow for endless customization. Follow our basic manicure steps and decide if you’d like to add any of the upgrades or alternatives to your menu.
April 13, 2011
Holly Schippers (or FingerNailFixer as she's also known) shows you how to do a Rockstar French look on the fingernails and a new technique for Rockstar fade toenails using CND's Shellac.
April 11, 2011
CND Shellac was featured on Extra! with Maria Lopez last week for a "Friend" giveaway. In addition to showing the service, extra talked to Paint Shop Beverly Hills owner Julia Serquinia and CND's Jan Arnold. They gave away 15 Shellac services to Extra Friends who knew the secret password "Shellac". That's pretty cool.
March 30, 2011
Tocaloma Spa & Salon at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, Phoenix shares their recipe for the salon's Signature Manicure.
March 25, 2011
A quick technique that popped up during ISSE 2011 in Long Beach was Anne Clarizio’s method of doing a quick color check on what the final outcome would be for a Shellac layering.
March 14, 2011
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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.
March 8, 2011
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It’s OK if your client can’t pick just one color. It may even be preferable. Use these products to give her a nail look that changes with her surroundings.
March 2, 2011
A video from Holly Schippers (AKA FingerNailFixer) to help nail professionals do quick natural nail repairs using Shellac and fiberglass.
March 1, 2011
CND has 12 new Shellac shades to further excite nail techs and customers alike.
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