December 3, 2013
Gel II’s Masquerade collection for 2013 is available in a display that can be purchased online for $12.
November 26, 2013
Worn atop Orly’s GelFX gel-polish, Shade Shifter allows any of Orly's 68 shades of GelFX gel-polish to change with body chemistry.
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November 26, 2013
Akzentz educator Gina Silvestro shows how to simply mix Akzentz Gel Art Powder with any Akzentz UV/LED Options colors to create beautiful, odor-free 3-D nail art. It's great for beginners, because you have plenty of time to sculpt each petal into the perfect shape and it does not get hard until you put it in the light.
November 25, 2013
Akzentz educator Gina Silvestro shows a 45-minute gel fill using Akzentz Classic UV gel and Luxio gel polish, finished with Akzentz Shine-On no wipe top gloss. This is an advanced fill with no finish filing and no hand filing, it is completely done using an E-file with time-saving techniques. Note: If you are not trained and/or certified to use an e-file you can use a hand file instead.
November 5, 2013
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, LaShaun Brown-Glenn, a U.S. business development manager and trainer for Alessandro, shows how to create a natural nail overlay with gel.
October 15, 2013
Check out this simple step-by-step video on how to do a fun a beautiful color fade.You Might Also Like: Artistic Colour Gloss Nail Art How-To: Manicure & Prep
October 4, 2013
Worn atop Orly’s GelFX gel-polish, Shade Shifter allows any of the line’s 68 shades to change with body chemistry.
October 3, 2013
LeChat's Gelös gel thinner's patent pending formulation restores any thickened traditional gel and gel polish to extend the life of your gel product, while maintaining its original curing time.
August 21, 2013
LeChat’s Gelös is a gel thinner that restores any gel that has thickened while also maintaining its original curing time.
August 15, 2013
Take a look at this manicure and prep step-by-step process while using Artistic Colour Gloss.You Might Also Like: Artistic Colour Gloss Nail Art: Quick & Easy Color Fade
August 14, 2013
Rock Hard Gels by Artistic Nail Design are derived from a proprietary blend of monomers chemically altered to create strong, flexible nails. Here's how to apply them.
June 17, 2013
This professional starter kit introduces a new type of LED Gel that cures in five to 30 seconds, giving clients rock-hard nails in record time.
June 17, 2013
Akzéntz’s new Gel Art Powder can be mixed with any Options color gel to create beautiful 3-D designs.
June 13, 2013
CND's Roxanne Valinoti suggests using Brisa Lite Smoothing Gel as a stand-alone correction service for clients whose nails are slightly less than perfect.
LCN educator Gail Eddy created this fun patriotic nail design to celebrate Independence Day featuring gels, stamps, and free-hand brushing techniques.
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