June 7, 2013
Where does a top nail competitor get her ideas? In the case of New York City-based nail tech Erina Ogawa, they come from shoes, clothes, furniture, or just her imagination.
April 23, 2013
As nail art and soak-off gels are becoming more trendy these days, Chris Mans, an educator for Bio Sculpture Gel, has developed a technique to create 3-D art with soak-off gel only — using no glue or acrylic.
June 19, 2012
These gels are great for nail art and color combinations.
December 27, 2011
Nailite’s Gentle Gel has recently been reformulated to soak off the nail in less than 10 minutes.
November 28, 2011
The explosion of gel-polish means nail techs are busier than ever — and at the upscale Red Door Spas it means nail assistants are guaranteed a full day of soak-offs.
October 13, 2011
Graham Beauty's HandsDown Soak-Off Gel Nail Wraps were designed to be the easiest, most comfortable way to remove soak-off gel polish and acrylic. These wraps are flexible enough to be used on both finger and toenails and the unique material and easy-press seal creates a non-slip wrap.
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.
July 14, 2011
Nailite’s Starter UV Soak Off Gel Kit is great for any tech looking to expand her nail services menu offerings.
July 13, 2011
Christrio’s Gelacquers are available in 10 new shades, bringing the total count to over 60 gorgeous hues.
July 8, 2011
A quick guide to common gel problems like lifting and udercuring, and also some tips on lamp maintenance.
Instruction on how to prorperly soak-off Axxium Soak-Off gels.
Instruction on using Axxium Soak-Off Gel for the classic pink-and-white look as well as other two tone combinations.
Instructions on applying Axxium Soak-Off Gel for a pedicure.
Instruction on putting Axxium Soak-Off Clear Gel over a tip.
Instruction on how to apply an Axxium Soak-Off Gel Fill.
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Are You Pedi Ready?16 photos
Bio Sculpture has been the first of many. We are the inventors of Color Gel, Soak Off Gel, and Gel Nail Sculptures.
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