August 2004 Issue

Nails: John Hauk, owner of Dayton, Ohio-based Belle A'Rever and technical advisor for OPI Products

Photography: Glenn Campbell

Model: Michaela, Jet Set

How do I get a high-gloss shine on my pink-and-whites?

August 1, 2004

One of my biggest problems with pink and- whites is achieving a high-gloss shine. Over the last few months I have tried all kinds of files and buffers, but I still cannot achieve what I want.

How do I blend clear/transparent nail tips with a natural nail since filing causes scratches?

August 1, 2004

How do I blend clear/transparent nail tips with a natural nail since filing causes scratches? Is it better to use half-well clear tips instead of full-well?

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