Founded in 1970, ibd was originally named International Beauty Distributors.  The company’s signature product was 5-Second Nail, and later became a pioneer in gel technology, with one of the first professional gel systems used in the industry.  American International Industries acquired ibd in 2002.

ibd has set the standard for salon innovation and excellence in professional UV and adhesive products. Its complete line of spa quality nail care products are designed to empower nail professionals to expand their services and compete effectively in today's marketplace. ibd believes that building strong partnerships with salons is the foundation to success.

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ibd Turns 40

July 1, 2010

ibd, the company that invented the first nail tip and the first nail glue celebrates 40 years of producing professional UV and adhesive products.

AII Acquires IBD

December 1, 2002

IBD and Salon Essentials Lines Merge

March 1, 1996

The line will be offered exclusively through full-service, salon-only distributors.

IBD Prioritizes Safety, Performance For Soft Light Gel System

June 1, 1986

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