On April 26, CND is launching another virtual education marathon to inspire, connect and dazzle. It's time for the CND Summer NAILATHON!

After the success of their October event, CND Co-founder Jan Arnold and her team have planned another epic day to introduce new innovation, nail art inspiration, and to share news about the 2021 NAILS Next Top Nail Artist Challenge.  

Arnold will be joined by a stellar squad of artists and influencers including: 


Winnie Huang  (shown)

Tan Nguyen

Tamara Di Lullo

Ann Chang

Sergey Lavrukhin

Valerie Ducharme

Sonia Corriero

Rebecca Mayes

Elena Grama



And keep your eyes on the launch of CND's Summer City Chic Collection, which will debut at NAILATHON. This collection is all about standing out in the concrete jungle with bright colors full of possibility. Experience the vibrance of street art and boldness of what it takes to make it in the city with shades that are unique, iconic, and empowering.

Available in both CND® SHELLAC® Brand Gel Polish and CND® VINYLUX® Long Wear Polish, the colorful, energetic range is here to break you out of your comfort zone. The summer collection includes: Rooftop Hop, a warm, vibrant violet; Sangria At Sunset, a fruity red blend; Museum Meet Cute, a brilliant fuchsia; Beach Escape, a bright flamingo pink; Popsicle Picnic, a blazing yellow-orange; and Pop-Up Pool Party, a surprise electric blue.

“This fearless collection was inspired by our urbanites, our city-dwellers – the ones who crave adventures,” says Arnold. “These summer shades are designed to encourage self-expression through bold colors and art-inspired nails.”


About CND® SHELLAC® Brand Gel Polish

Featured Benefits: Delivers 14+ day wear and high-gloss shine with no nail damage*, leaving nails looking healthier after removing. Use with CND® SHELLAC® Original Base Coat; CND® LED lamp and either CND® SHELLAC® XPRESS5® Top Coat to deliver a fast service time with an amazing 5-minute removal; or CND® SHELLAC® DURAFORCE® Top Coat that offers 25% more protection for weakened nails** and 15-min removal. Now available with NEW CND® SHELLAC® Superior Brush, a curve-hugging brush that professionals love.

*When used as directed

**25% thicker formula vs. SHELLAC® Original Top Coat

Availability: Available May 2021 as a salon service nationwide; Visit the Salon Locator on CND.com to find SHELLAC® Brand Certified Pros.

CND® VINYLUX® Long Wear Polish

Featured Benefits: Delivers fast-drying color and 7-day wear and gel-like shine with an easy, 2-step application. CND® VINYLUX® Long Wear Polish Top Coat features a fast-drying formula with increased durability when exposed to natural light. CND® VINYLUX® Gel-like Effect is a strong top coat that adds volume and helps protect nails, while keeping a flawless 7-day wear and gel-like shine.

Availability: Available May 2021 at salons nationwide and on Amazon.com; Visit CND.com/VINYLUX for more information.

Price: $10.50 Suggested Retail Price. Suggested price for in-salon services ranges from $20-$35 ($35-$45 with nail artistry) depending upon location.


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