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Try Out Candy Coat's Sweet New Acrylic Kit

by NAILS Staff | February 8, 2019

Candy Coat is offering professionals a preview of its new acrylic line, Hard Candy, with a “try me” kit. Created especially for salons and nail technicians wanting to create killer extensions, Hard Candy is a premium blend powder that self-levels and allows a quick, crystal clear finish. The brightly colored mini-kit gives professionals the chance to sample some of the brand’s prettiest neutrals — blush pink, nude, au naturel, crystal clear, crystal pink, and super white — along with a 50ml MMA-free monomer and hand-picked selection of goodies.

For more information, visit www.lovecandycoat.com.

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Foot Forward Summit 2019

by Staff

NAILS' second Foot Forward Summit was held in Atlanta August 11-13. Nail techs gathered for speaker presentations, advanced education, and networking.

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Up Your Acrylic Skills: Mix Ratio

by Tracey Lee

Even though mix ratio is fundamental to learning about liquid-and-powder acrylic application, it’s still one of the biggest challenges for nail professionals in the salon. The performance and longevity of our product is hugely affected by an incorrect mix ratio.

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What's The Difference? Clarifying Commonly Confused Nail Terms

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What's The Difference? Clarifying Commonly Confused Nail Terms

by Holly Schippers

You probably know the essential differences between the products and nails terms you use in the salon every day — like soft gel versus hard or LED light versus UV. But could you provide a clear explanation to a curious client? And what about those fuzzy terms that can mean different things to different people? Here's a terminology "cheat sheet" we hope will help keep us all on the same page.

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