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Light Elegance LEDPlus+ Lamp Introduction

Lezlie and Lexy talk about our newest product LEDPlus+ Lamp in details with a guest speaker, Jim McConnell.Developed under the direction of Jim McConnell, the Light Elegance LEDPlus+ lamp incorporates dual-wavelength LED technology for optimal curing of 365 & 405 nm compatible gels. You Might Also Like:Don't Get Burned: Understanding and Avoiding Heat Spikes

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Chemist's Corner: Traditional Gel

With so many newer gel-based inventions on the market (soft gels, gel-polish, soak-off gels), how does hard gel stand out? Director of research and development at Nubar, Dr. Norair Arkoian, and Light Elegance president Jim McConnell explain it all.

Jim McConnell, Self-Proclaimed Chem-Head

Ever wonder how Light Elegance comes up with all those products? The company creates, tests and manufactures everything in Redmond, Ore. Take a look at what goes on behind the round bottom flask and see how they cook up all that great chemistry.

Light Elegance: The Move to Redmond

What happened when Light Elegance decided to move their headquarters three hours away from Eugene to Redmond, Oregon? You might be surprised.

Light Elegance Family Talks About Color

Just how do they come up with all those incredible gel colors? Light Elegance's Lezlie McConnell, Jim McConnell, and Lexy McLellan gives us the scoop.

On The Road with Light Elegance

I just got back from a great trip up north to Redmond, Oregon, where associate publisher Michelle Mullen and I visited Light Elegance Nail Products. It just so happened to be the company’s one-year anniversary in

UV Nail Lamps Are Safe, Say Industry Experts

The findings by three nail industry scientists contradict the conclusions of a medical report that warns of an increased risk of cancer on the hands after exposure to a UV nail light.