October 2007 Issue

Nails: Elsbeth Schuetz, Orange, Calif., ms-management agency LA

Polish: Orly's Pointe Blance and Cafe Glace

Photography: Glenn Campbell

Model: Jenna Chong, Body Parts Models

Acrylic Isn’t Just for Fingernails

October 1, 2007

Using a variety of tools and techniques including colored acrylic, acrylic paint, airbrushing, stencils, nail art stickers, chains, and beads, Debbie Wilson has crafted earrings and pendants to delight her customers.

Princess Plus Dipping System

October 1, 2007

The Princess Plus Dipping System was designed as an alternative to acrylics, gels, and fiberglass system products. With the use of new technology, Princess plus enables artificial nail application without the use of primer or monomer. This no odor system is a combination of the finest powder and resin available today.

Masterworks Innovations Tip Application

October 1, 2007

Amy Becker’s Masterworks innovations line of gels gives you the consistency and maneuverability of an acrylic, only in gel form. The gels are easy to use and allow you to save time on each application.

CND Brisa Clear Sculpting Gel Application

October 1, 2007

CND’s Brisa gels bring an advanced approach to polymer innovation. The gels are lab tested to ensure that nails are strong, thin, and natural-looking, and they are also hypoallergenic and odorless as well. Brisa Gels have a non-stringy, easy-to-use formula, and are versatile enough to be applied onto forms, or natural nails.

From Our Kitchen to Yours

October 1, 2007

An expanded version of our October article, this handy guide to homemade soaks, scrubs, masks, and more, features four bonus recipes.

The Electric File Is Our Friend

October 1, 2007

It’s hard to overcome a history of adversity, but today’s electric files have come a long way, baby. With some patience and practice, techs can get a lot of help from this handy tool.

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