December 1996 Issue

Nails: Sharon Parker, a nail technician at Mystic Hair Salon in Tampa, Fla., did natural nail manicures on this month’s cover models.

Photography: Caesar Lima

Models: Dianne Heisner; Chris Lohr, M.I.M.

The Color of Monomer

December 1, 1996

Designed with the growth in the market for permanent French manicures in mind, these colored monomers don’t clean like laundry soap, they just make the nails look cleaner.

Shedding Light on UV Lamps

December 1, 1996

The attraction of light-cured products is that you do away with solvents, says one manufacturer.

Like Q-Tips, Only Better - Ear Candling

December 1, 1996

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