February 2012 Issue

Nails: Sarah Peterson, Rollo, Mo.

Model: Ashley Mayer

Photographer: Bobby Burger, Bobby’s Photography

Bubbles in my acrylic. How do I stop this?

February 14, 2012

I have bubbles in my acrylic. How do I stop this? Some clients have lifting around the eponychium area, even though I have sealed it. What am I doing wrong?

Problems with edges when doing acrylics?

February 14, 2012

I am still having a problem with my edges when doing acrylics. I would like to just get it right so I am not touching the sides and the cuticle.

Elegance In Pink

February 14, 2012

As round nails become increasingly popular, these pink-flavored nails should be a hit at any nail salon for Valentine’s Day .

Gelish LED 18G

February 14, 2012

The Gelish LED 18G is a scientifically engineered, precisely calibrated LED (Light Emitting Diode) light.

Lenox GS

February 14, 2012

J&A USA’s new Lenox GS marks the company’s debut into the custom spa “build-out” spectrum of the industry with its new “Hard Roc” Glass.

OPI GelColor Application and Removal

February 13, 2012

OPI’s GelColors are easily applied like traditional nail lacquers and are flash LED UV-cured in a total of four minutes (almost four times faster than standard gels).

Neon Toes

February 13, 2012

Jamie Hess of Valentine’s Salon & Day Spa in Greencastle, Pa., is seeing lots of clients who love to get neon nail polish on their toes.

Citrus Polished Pedicure

February 2, 2012

Polished Day Spa takes advantage of lemons' brightening properties in this pedicure.

Chocolate Martini Pedicure

February 1, 2012

Especially perfect for Valentine's Day, this pedicure coats your client's feet in chocolately goodness.

Entity Beauty Hosts Educational Webinars

January 17, 2012

Quick, convenient, and low-cost, Entity Beauty’s webinars are designed to give nail technicians an in-class experience from their own computers.

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