December 2018 Issue

Nails: Chris Mans

Photographer: Vu Ong

Model: Ciara Pisa


How can I avoid air bubbles in clear acrylic?

November 29, 2018

No matter what brand I use, I keep getting air bubbles in my clear acrylic. I’ve tried working wetter and drier and using different brushes. What am I doing wrong?

How to Use Cuccio Peel it! Pre-Base

November 28, 2018

Cuccio’s Peel it! Pre-Base eliminates the need to soak off gel-polish. Applied under Cuccio Veneer, it gives you the same long-lasting color and shine, while allowing the nail coating to simply be peeled off when it’s time for removal.

Add Sparkle With Toppers Gel-Polish Top Coat

November 28, 2018

Glitters range from chunky to medium to fine in a variety of colors, leaving clients feeling like they’re on top of the world.

Behind the Scenes: Customizable Clear Nails

November 27, 2018

Chris Mans demonstrates how to create customizable crystal nails on clear tips using gel and magnets.

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