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Buffer Collection

Tropical Shine introduces their buffer collection, which includes a three-way buffer plus a file. 

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File Maker Tropical Shine Marks 25 Years in Business

In October 2015, Tropical Shine celebrated 25 years of producing high-quality nail care products for the professional industry.

Glitter Nail Files

The nail files are available in a variety of grits and are also washable, disinfectable, durable, and reusable.

A Look at the Habits of Industry Leaders

Do you ever wonder how some of the industry’s biggest power players got their start — in life and in the beauty industry? Are you interested in how their minds work? From theme song to what car they drive, we’re letting our readers peek behind the curtain of some of the nail world’s most powerful players.

Realys Mourns the Passing of Co-Founder

Julian Wilson, sales director and one of the founders of Realys/Tropical Shine, passed away in May.

Time to Shine

Just because the buffing step is last doesn’t mean it should be glossed over. Perfecting you buffing skills can transform natural or artificial nails from good to great.

NAILS Shows ‘97 Rolls Out the Red Carpet

Made-to-order sunny weather; your favorite industry celebrities, a glamorous awards ceremony a VIP cocktail reception... sounds like the Academy Awards, right?

The Ultimate File Guide

From functional to just plain fun, nail files come in hundreds of styles. Most are a matter of personal preference, but there have been some advancements that can make your work faster and easier:

Can’t Choose One File?

Files are more specialized, offer the technician more features, and come in a greater variety of shapes, colours, and sizes than ever before.