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Candy-Like Pedi Products

by Beth Livesay | June 26, 2017

Whale Spa’s Candy Cube Scrub is packaged like a little morsel of candy. Just one cube is good for one foot, so there’s no wasting product. For more information, visit www.whalespainc.com.

Soapy Bliss has cute cupcake-shaped bath bombs handmade in Washington. Other offerings include dissolving bath bombs that look like a box of chocolates. For more information, visit www.muebliss.com.

Studio 18 in Tustin, Calif., makes bath bombs in-house that look as delectable as scoops of ice cream. Depending on which specialty pedicure clients choose, they soak their feet with either a rose, milk and honey, or champagne bath bomb. Follow them on Instagram
@studio18nailbar.

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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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