June 3, 2014
Kupa Inc. announced the first ever Kamp Kupa session, a four-day hands-on workshop for students and professionals looking for extra training to advance their skill level.
May 11, 2014
LCN introduces its new black Recolution soak-off gel colors.
May 5, 2014
Would you like some scientific facts about gel manicures instead of just opinions? How about some factual data that you can look at for yourself and decide on the safety of your manicure. Here is some information from Holly Schippers (The FingerNailFixer) to give you the opportunity to make a fact-based decision.
May 4, 2014
ProTIPCLIPS are reusable, ergonomic finger or toe clips that come in a pack of 10 in a personal storage box.
May 2, 2014
NAILS editor Hannah Lee appeared on The Today Show on Friday, May 2, 2014, as the counterpoint voice to a new study that says UV nail lamp users may have an increased risk of skin cancer. Hannah pointed out that you are exposed to more UVA rays from natural sunlight walking or driving to the salon than you can in a UV lamp. Last year's study by Drs. Dowdy and Sayre is the benchmark we should all refer to.
April 23, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Light Elegance educator Loni Preato shows how to build and file a short stiletto nail with gel.
March 26, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Elaine Watson, vice president of marketing and sales for Star Nail International, shows how to create a subtle ombre nail design with gel-polish.
March 18, 2014
March 18, 2014
With so many newer gel-based inventions on the market (soft gels, gel-polish, soak-off gels), how does hard gel stand out? Director of research and development at Nubar, Dr. Norair Arkoian, and Light Elegance president Jim McConnell explain it all.
From the creators of China Glaze comes Gelaze, a new gel-polish system featuring fewer steps than the traditional gel manicure.
March 18, 2014
This design was created by AnGel educator Albee Chen using AnGel Artist Gel from Ikonna.
March 5, 2014
In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Light Elegance educator Loni Preato shows how to create negative space nail art with gel-polish and gel paints.
March 4, 2014
Check out OPI GelColor's iconic shades, which only require a 30-second LED cure.
February 24, 2014
Gelish’s Once Upon A Dream collection is a beautiful selection of dreamy creams and metallic gel-polishes inspired by fairy tales.
February 21, 2014
Artistic Colour’s spring 2014 Inspires collection brings the fashion of spring inspired by the feminine silhouettes, light satin, silk, and chiffon fabrics that floated seamlessly down the runway.
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