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Gel II 4D Gel French Tip Application

Learn how to use Gel II's 4D Gel to create a French look. The new system allows you to take unlimited time to shape before curing to a strong, light, and durable finish, and removal is as easily as gel polish.

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Why Smile Lines Are Getting Slimmer

Anyone looking at social media lately may have noticed that the white free edge on French manicures seems to be thinner.

Bio Sculpture Gel Supreme French With Extended Nail Bed

This video shows how to achieve the illusion of an extended nail bed by puffing Pink Paste onto the nail as a concealer and using White Screed, a sturdy white builder gel, to extend a solid white free-edge. Applied to the natural nail, the product is flexible and easy to remove. Pink Paste and White Screed are available as part of Bio Sculpture Gel's Supreme French Kit.

How to Extend the Nail Bed with Gelish PolyGel

Gelish founder and veteran nail tech Danny Haile shows how to “squeeze, slice, and roll” to extend the nail bed and create a French nail design using PolyGel in Cover Pink and Bright White.   Before using Gelish PolyGel, be sure to prep the nails. To prep the nail, Danny used a 180-grit file and applied pH Bond and Hand & Nail Harmony's ProBond, which is a non-acid primer.   Click here to watch Suzie Moskal demonstrate how to remove PolyGel, perform a fill, and sculpt a French fade.

How to Use PolyGel by Gelish: Natural Nail Overlay and Reverse French

Danny Haile, veteran nail tech and founder of Gelish, shows how to create a natural nail overlay with Natural Clear PolyGel and a reverse French nail with Soft Pink and Bright White PolyGel.10 Things to Know About PolyGel: http://www.nailsmag.com/nailbytes/117891/10-things-to-know-about-polygel

Nail Trends for Spring From London Fashion Week

London nail trends this spring are offering sophisticated yet adventurous colour choices with varied lengths and nail shapes in mind. The focus is on all our favourite complimentary shades matching our everyday wardrobe and evening looks.

Kiara Sky French Manicure Dip Powder - A Pro Review

Suzie Moskal tries a French Manicure Dip Powder System for her first time to see how it compares to her hand-sculptured French acrylic nails.

Day 15: Chrome Tipped Nail Art

Karla Rochelle, Pampered Hands and Feet, Chicago

NSI Nails: Reverse French Blue Glitter Stiletto

NSI shows how to create a reverse French design using Secrets Stiletto Nail Forms, Attraction Nail Liquid, Secrets Shade (A little Bird Told Me), Secrets Effects (Selini), Secrets Sparkle (Luminosity), Secrets Design Gel (Little White Lies), Polybond Nail Glue, and Secrets Sparkle Bling.

How to Create a Perfect Smile Line

One look can be executed in three ways. Learn the techniques behind each and find out what makes them structurally unique.