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Young Nails Universal Cure Lamp Provides Flexibility

by NLS Staff | April 26, 2017

Young Nails’s new Universal Cure UV/LED Light provides high performance for the nail tech and comfort for the client at an affordable price point. The light cures both UV and LED and features a custom dimmer and heat spike reduction with its 50% power function. Sized to cure five fingers at once, it includes an automatic hand sensor and removable base plate. The lamp is ETL certified and will last for 10,000 hours, according the manufacturer. Its timer functions include 30 seconds, one minute, two minutes, and continuous on functions.

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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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