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Chrome Designs Simplified

by NLS Staff | December 27, 2016

Profiles Nails is releasing five holiday-themed chrome pigment powders this winter. The Festive Holiday Chrome Powders Collection includes Evergreen, Unwrap Me, Emerald, Sapphire, and Fuchsia. Pair the pigments with the brand’s newest line of Chrome Patterns for a fast and easy way to execute mirrored nail art. The re-useable holographic stencils can also be used with glitters, other pigments, gel-polishes, and even traditional lacquer. Use the code NAILSMAG for a free sample of Profiles Nails’ Outshine Gel Top Coat formulated to keep chrome shining bright.

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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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