By now we all know (or at least should know) the importance of wearing sunscreen each and every day, regardless of the time of year. That’s because the concept of contracting cancer from tanning beds and the sun has … Continue reading Are Gel Manicure UV Lamps Actually a Cause For Concern?
Crystal CLAWZ is a professional product that has been in the making for quite some time. There are many benefits to using rubber base gels, but they have always been hard to apply. Crystal CLAWZ … Continue reading CRYSTAL CLAWZ Rubber Base Gel: Faster, Stronger, And Smoother!
What is the Difference Between an LED Lamp and UV Nail Lamp? The difference between an LED and UV nail lamp is based on the type of radiation the bulb emits. Gel nail polish contains photoinitiators, a … Continue reading UV VS. LED NAIL LAMP – WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?
They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but less discussed is the fact that your fingernails are actually a pretty strong reflection of your overall health. While genetics play a role in … Continue reading Why Nail Care Is The New Skincare
Most people think the difference between gel and hybrid gel (such as shellac) is simply in the name, but in fact there is much more to it than that. Traditional True Gels are pure, thin … Continue reading Hybrid Gels vs. True Gels
How to Clean Nail & Beauty Tools in a Salon Before we get started, make sure you know the difference between sanitizing, sterilization and disinfecting… Sanitize simply means “to clean,” as in, removing all visible debris … Continue reading Guidelines for Cleaning and Disinfecting Manicure and Other Nail Enhancement Equipment and Supplies
Keeping your manicures and other nail services sanitary has always been an essential part of running a successful salon. But, with hygiene procedures being tightened up following the Coronavirus outbreak, it really is more important … Continue reading Nail Hygiene: How to Make Sure Your Manicure Services Are Completely Sanitary
Winter is around the corner and we can all feel the chill in the air! Just because it’s getting gloomy outside, doesn’t mean your creativity should have a brain freeze! We have put together a … Continue reading Winter Nail Inspo With Our Indulgence Gel Polishes!
There has been a lot of buzz around the controversial topic of HEMA. It has taken the industry by storm. Can you use products with HEMA? What is HEMA? And will it cause allergic reactions … Continue reading All You Need To Know About HEMA
When getting to the nail salon isn’t an option, it’s important to know how to remove your grown-out gel manicure at home. The temptation to pick, rip, or bite off the polish is usually the … Continue reading How to Remove Gel Nail Polish at Home Without Ruining Your Nails
Taking breaks from wearing polish to let your nails “breathe” is a long-standing beauty belief, similar to the idea that makeup breaks allow your skin to get some air. Supposedly, going au naturel is beneficial. But… do nails need to breathe? … Continue reading Do Your Nails Really Need To Breathe?
Not nailing it! Manicures may seem pretty straightforward, but there’s probably a few things you’re doing that could seriously harm your nail health. If you thought we were done calling you out on your bad beauty … Continue reading 10 Biggest Mistakes You Could Be Making with Your Nail Health
Valentine’s Day isn’t exactly everyone’s thing. But Valentine’s Day nails? This year there’s something you’re guaranteed to love no matter your feelings. While the look might call to mind overly saccharine riffs on candy hearts … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Nail Designs You’ll Actually Love
Polygel nails are a newcomer to the beauty industry, with many people questioning what makes them so different to Gel and Acrylic. Polygel is essentially the lovechild of acrylic and gel, combining both their good … Continue reading Here’s What To Know About Polygel Manicures
Whether you pay hard-earned cash for a fresh manicure or spend your precious time DIY-ing your nails, you should always expect your polish to stay fresh for, at the very least, a few weeks. But, the real … Continue reading 6 Things That Are Unexpectedly Ruining Your Manicure
Nails can get overlooked in favour of hair and skin when it comes to pamper time But pretty nails don’t take much work if you know the right secrets. In 7 years of at-home manicures, I’ve learned … Continue reading The Lazy Girl’s Guide To Nail Care
At this point in the year, I’d normally be asking myself “Can you believe we only have like one more month left of 2020!?” We are just SO ready to fast forward to New Year’s … Continue reading 15 New Year’s Eve Nail Designs
You know the feeling: You’ve just spent a healthy amount of money on a manicure you hope will last you a full week (or two if it’s gel), and then, somehow, be it a hex … Continue reading 16 Surefire Ways to Make Your Manicure Last Longer
Going to the salon and having your nails done is a nice way to spoil yourself. But why pay so much for something that you can do at the comfort of your own home? Frustrated … Continue reading How To Do Your Own Gel Nails At Home
Long before the UV-assisted, long-lasting manicure we all now know and love as gels, there were henna manicures, kohl manicures, and manicures that signified class status. It’s no surprise that nails have been a significant part … Continue reading History of Nail Polish