long-lasting nail polish

What's The Difference? Clarifying Commonly Confused Nail Terms

You probably know the essential differences between the products and nails terms you use in the salon every day — like soft gel versus hard or LED light versus UV. But could you provide a clear explanation to a curious client? And what about those fuzzy terms that can mean different things to different people? Here's a terminology "cheat sheet" we hope will help keep us all on the same page.

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Win It Wednesday: Try Out ASP Long Wear Polish

Five readers can enter to win ASP's new long wear polish. 

How to Apply Essie Gel Couture

Essie’s long-wear system offers gel-like shine with an easy, soak-free removal.

Essie Gel Couture Scarlet Starlet Reds

Since Essie is known for adorning celebrity nails throughout the red carpet season, the Scarlet Starlet Reds collection contains three new reds and three classics that will make clients feel like a movie star. 

Gel Couture Sheer Silhouettes

Inspired by meticulously crafted couture lingerie, six new lust-worthy polishes add to a growing palette of classically perfect Gel Couture colors. 

NAILS Readers Choice Awards 2017 Winners

Every year for the past 14 years, nail professionals have cast their ballots to choose the best products the industry has to offer. 

Tips & Sips With Young Nails

NAILS joined Greg, Habib, and the whole Young Nails team at the Andaz Hotel in West Hollywood for an influencer event.

Win It Wednesday: Duri Durilaq Gel Effect Duo

Enter to win Duri’s long-lasting Durilaq nail polish and top coat system!

Clientele Makes the Switch to Long-Lasting Polish

Returning clients were impressed to see their polish lasting for several weeks with little-to-no wear at the free edge, yet unlike with gel-polish, they could remove it easily.

Essie Gel Couture by Monique Lhuillier

Essie and acclaimed bridal designer Monique Lhuillier are collaboriating for a limited edition collection.