October 1, 2010
Intricate floral stiletto nails won the NSI Free-hand Nail Art Competition, an online photo competition that invited nail techs from around the globe to use NSI acrylic or gel to create nail art designs. The entries were judged by Vicki Peters, Denise Wright, and Debbie Doerrlamm, who looked for difficulty of design, use of color, originality, overall enhancement design, and first impression (or the “wow” factor).
Keywords: acrylics competitions contests gels nail art
August 1, 2010
NSI’s Balance UV Color Gels have exceptional strength and adhesion and come in 49 colors that can be easily blended together. Balance UV Gels have a thicker consistency for deeper color intensities, so clients will be wowed by your nail art, two-tone Frenches, and permanent polishes. Application is quick and easy and cures in two minutes flat with a full hand lamp.
Keywords: colored gels gels NSI
July 1, 2010
Amidst the gel-craze, acrylics have steadily been reinventing themselves to come out with better performing powders, and with brighter colors than ever. Here’s a collection of the newest acrylic powders on the market.
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April 1, 2010
If you’re looking to add a nice finishing touch to any nail look, a UV gel top coat can be a great way to cap off the enhancement with a protective and high-gloss coating.
Keywords: add-on services Akzentz Backscratchers Bellissima Bio Sculpture Gel
March 5, 2010
NSI has new Illusion Soak-Off Gel colors for the spring, bringing metallics, creams, brights, and neutrals to complement the festive season.
Keywords: colored gels gels NSI soak-off gels
January 1, 2010
NSI’s Balance Glitter Color Gels offer exceptional strength and adhesion. The Rock Star Collection of Glitter Gels has a high concentration of glitter while still being easy to apply, and the gels cure in two minutes flat with the NSI Ultra Pro Full Hand Lamp.
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December 29, 2009
NSI’s Body Builder Cover Pink Gel is a warm opaque pink that hides imperfections and creates the illusion of longer nail beds.
Keywords: gels NSI
November 1, 2009
With more and more techs investing in gel starter kits and adding gel services, it’s important to have some words of advice from a pro.
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September 23, 2009
NSI has a new flavor for its Nurture Lotion, Tangerine Skin Milk.
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July 22, 2009
NSI’s Nailpure Plus prepares the natural nail for any enhancement.
Keywords: nail prep NSI
July 1, 2009
Creating the perfect set of acrylics could be considered an art, but the foundation behind it is found in the science. NAILS breaks down the chemistry behind liquid-and-powder in laymen's terms.
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June 1, 2009
NSI educator shares one of her best kept "little" money makers.
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June 1, 2009
The Balance Body Builder gel has a thicker viscosity that allows for easy building of the upper arch. It cures to a high shine in 90 seconds and is perfect for warmer environments. Here’s how to do an extreme nail makeover with the Body Builder Cover Pink.
Keywords: French manicures gels NSI pink-and-whites
May 27, 2009
To assist nail technicians in using their new Illusion Soak-Off Gel System, NSI presents a step-by-step instructional video that covers gel polish, French tip & overlay and soak-off gel removal, presented by Rise’ Carter, national director of sales & education for NSI.
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May 14, 2009
NSI has 30 new colored acrylic powders.
Keywords: acrylics colored acrylics NSI