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What is PolyGel—and How Does It Work?

You may have heard of PolyGel from Gelish , but what is PolyGel, and how does it work? PolyGel is an all-in-one system that combines the best of acrylic and gel polish for a durable finish that’s lighter on the nails than acrylic enhancements and even more chip-proof than hard gels. It can be applied as either an overlay to natural nails or as...

How to Do Your Nails at Home

We love a trip to the nail spa or salon as much as anyone, but there are a lot of benefits that come with figuring out how to do your nails at home. That goes double now, with the pandemic making giving yourself a manicure and pedicure a smarter—and much safer—option than venturing out to the pros. So, what are some of these benefits...

Pretty Polish Picks Featuring Pantone’s 2021 Color of the Year

Pantone has released their 2021 Color of the Year, and this year, there are actually two colors that made it to the top of the list: yellow and gray (or more specifically, “Illuminating” and “Ultimate Gray”). Pantone’s Color of the Year is all about choosing “a color that anticipates what’s going to happen next,” said the Pantone Color Institute’s...

What to Look for in an At-Home Professional Gel Nail Kit

A professional gel nail kit can help you achieve ultra-lux, ultra-salon worthy nails right at home. To make sure you ace the look though, you need to choose a kit that’s matched to your skill level and that comes with everything that you need to do the job right. We love a nail salon or spa visit as much as anyone, but we also know that there...

4 Must-Follow Tips For Summer Nail Care

If you’re planning a beach vacation anytime soon, then summer nail care should be a top priority! It will definitely be a time for relaxation, free from the rush of your regular life. But there are few things that you should not forget to make sure you have beautiful and strong vacation nails.  Follow these easy to perform nail care methods to...

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Fall 2020 Gelish Polish Collection

The Newest Concept from Gelish Polish: Disney Villains!

Gelish Polish is helping you tap into your wicked side this season with new Gelish colors inspired by all of your favorite Disney villains. The brand new Villains Fall Collection features rich jewel tones and smokey hues that are perfect for Halloween nail art—or for just bringing your wild side out to play for a bit. Fall is all about ditching...

How to Do Nail Art Trends at Home

You don’t need to take a trip to the salon to enjoy today’s hottest nail art trends. While you may want to seek out a professional for certain looks (especially if those looks include acrylics, gels, or other pro techniques), there are still tons of easy nail trends that you can do right at home with just a burst of creativity and a few simple...

Our Favorite Summer Nail Ideas

Looking for fun summer nail ideas? You’ve come to the right place! Summer is a great time to play around and have fun with your nails, with near limitless options for colors, styles, and embellishments. And, if you’re a fan of bright nail colors, now is really the time to go all out. With all rules out the window, it can be hard to know where to...

Shimmer and Shine With Pearl Nail Polish From OPI

Channel your inner mermaid with Neo-Pearl, the new pearl nail polish collection from OPI! Shimmery pearl polish is one of the hottest summer nail trends, with an iridescent sheen that stands out in all the right ways. And with Neo-Pearl, it’s easier than ever to bring this trend to life. Pearls are inherently precious, renowned for their rarity...

How To Take Off Gel Nails

As nail salons are still closed, this guide will teach you how to take off gel nails at home with ease! It’s currently impossible, or very difficult, to get your gel manicure professionally removed due to the health crisis restrictions. Because of this, you might feel the impulse to pick, peel or bite off your manicure. STOP! You will only...

How To Do Your Own Nails

With everything shut down, there’s no better time than now to learn how to do your own nails. The coronavirus pandemic has meant the temporary closure of all businesses that are deemed to be non-essential, including our beloved nail salons and spas. But social distancing doesn’t have to mean giving up on your nails. Doing your own nails is easier...

4 Bold and Beautiful Collections of Spring Nail Colors for 2020

4 Bold and Beautiful Collections of Spring Nail Colors for 2020 Goodbye dark winter hues, and hello spring nail colors! The weather is warming up, the flowers are (finally) getting ready to bloom, and we’re getting excited about swapping out rich reds and burgundies for pops of brightness and pastels. During New York Fashion Week in early...

OPI Takes On Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year

Pantone recently released their 2020 Color of the Year, and it’s none other than classic and timeless blue. While it might seem more traditional than groundbreaking, there’s a lot to love about a classic blue shade—especially when it’s on your nails. According to Pantone, classic blue instills “calm, confidence, and connection.” They go...

5 Easy Nail Art Designs To Do At Home

We love discovering new and easy nail art designs to do at home. Nail art puts your creativity to work with embellishments, stickers, designs, and more that can make a traditional manicure really pop. It’s perfect for showing off your originality or artistic prowess, or for crafting nails that are perfectly suited to a specific outfit, season,...

How To Do Dip Nails At Home

How To Do Dip Nails At Home With the rise of the nail dipping trend, we’re sure a lot of people are wondering how to do dip nails at home. And we’re here to help. Nail dipping has taken off in the past year, largely due to the fact that it’s a long lasting, no chip method that doesn’t require polish to cure under a UV lamp. And experts...

How To Do Gel Nails At Home: 6 At Home Gel Manicure Tips to Make You Feel Like a Pro

How To Do Gel Nails At Home: 6 At Home Gel Manicure Tips to Make You Feel Like a Pro Wondering how to do gel nails at home? It’s easier than you might think! Life gets busy, and sometimes it’s hard to find the time in your day or week to make it to the nail salon. That doesn’t mean that you have to give up on having picture perfect nails...

​Why Is It Called a French Manicure

Why is it called a French Manicure? Learn more about the history of this iconic look. Ever found yourself asking why is it called a French manicure? Like French fries, French toast, and French dressing, a French manicure seems like such a distinctly American trend, even as its name suggests otherwise. French manicures —...

How to Take Care of Your Cuticles

Taking care of your cuticles require three important steps: soaking them in warm water, applying a healthy layer of oil, and lathering on some hand lotion. Following these instructions should be enough to prevent bacteria and damage from spreading throughout the delicate tissue. Proper cuticle care is very important. This...

What Are the Different Types of Pedicures?

There are six major types of pedicures and each one offers different styles, looks, and elements to nail design and coloring. The biggest types are standard, gel, French, athletic, spa, and mini. Below, we’ll go into more detail about each variation and what you can expect from them. Summer is pedicure season, but there are lots of ways to...

6 Summer Nail Art Trends You Should Know About

When it comes to summer nail art, there are very few rules other than keeping it bright and keeping it fun. Unlike winter, when muted, dark shades limit your creativity, summer nail art designs are all about stretching the limits. Eye-popping neon polishes, bold color mash-ups, and trendy embellishments are all on the table. If you’re not having...

The Best Wedding Nail Colors For Your Special Day

You’ve likely seen no shortage of advice on the best wedding nail colors for brides and bridal parties. And while we’re not here to reinvent the wheel, we are excited to introduce a new selection of wedding nail polish colors from OPI that we guarantee will look perfect with any dress. The OPI Always Bare For You collection, released...

Trendy New CND Shellac Colors: The CND Sweet Escape Collection

The season’s hottest CND shellac colors are finally here! The CND Sweet Escape Collection features brand new CND colors inspired by the romance of spring, including pastel purple, creamy yellow, and a bold but not brash orange all promising to look as good on their own as they do as part of intricate nail designs. Like all CND shellac...

What Nail Colors Are In Right Now?

Wondering what nail colors are in right now but aren’t sure where to look? We’ve got you covered. It’s spring, which means spring nail polish colors are in full bloom and it’s time to stock up on all of your clients’ favorites. You can pull a lot of spring nail inspiration from the Gelish new collection, called The Color of Petals—an...

What Is Nail Dipping?

Here’s a question we’re seeing a lot: what is nail dipping? It’s a query that’s been on the minds of both consumers and nail salon business owners alike as nail dipping systems become more mainstream. And while it’s hardly a new process, it’s popularity has certainly started to soar recently. To help clear up any confusion, we’ve...

Revealed! Secrets of Buying the Best Nail Polish

Well groomed nails are a reflection of an individual’s dedication to both appearance and health. The hectic life schedule of women nowadays makes pampering nails quite difficult. While maintaining beautiful nails can be quite a time consuming, it's very important. Fortunately, there is a perfect solution to this problem- a good nail polish. The...

Maintain Gorgeous Nails This Winter Season By Following These Amazing Tips

Winter season is already here! You must be well aware that you need to change your skin care regimen to help protect it from the extremely cold temperature. But, did you know that your nails also need special care during freezing cold as well? Besides the main culprits: hot showers, washing clothes, using harsh nail polish and nail polish...

How to Do Christmas Nails

Ho-ho-ho, the holidays are here, and with them, the perfect opportunity to learn how to do Christmas nails that everyone will rave about. Today’s clients are all about going a little extra with their nails, especially around the holiday season. Starting in November, most nail salons and spas get regular requests for festive Christmas nails,...

How to Paint Halloween Nails

If you’re looking for ideas on how to paint Halloween nails your clients will love, you’ve come to the right place. Halloween is around the corner, and like our other favorite seasonal festivities, the occasion presents near endless opportunities to design fun and creative nails. Fall nail colors lend themselves well to ingenuity, with...

How to Remove CND Shellac Luxe Gel Polish

Taking a client’s old gel polish off is usually one of the most time intensive parts of a gel manicure or pedicure, but CND is trying to change that with their new Shellac Luxe polish. And after testing it out, we can tell you—it really is a game changer. Here’s how it usually goes: a client comes in looking to get a gel...

UV NAIL GEL : WHY IT’S THE MOST DURABLE NAIL POLISH

UV NAIL GEL : WHY IT’S THE MOST DURABLE NAIL POLISH In the vast and growing market of nail enamel, UV nail gel is a new addition. It is different from the more common acrylic nails. While acrylic nails are a way to extend nails, simply creating fake nails, UV nail gel is a kind of durable nail paint. However it requires a...

What Are Fall Colors for Nail Polish?

Trying to figure out what are fall colors for nail polish so you can be sure to stock the right shades for your clientele? Look no further than OPI Peru , a collection of new OPI colors that offer the perfect picks for autumn nails. Summer is almost halfway over, which means now is the time to start purchasing the colors your clients will be...

Are Gel Nails Manicure Right For You?

Are Gel Nails Manicure Right For You? The gel nails trend has been a hit for quite some time and it’s going to stay here. The reason why women are loving this manicure is because if its stay time. The minimum time a gel nail stays is about two weeks. The gel nail manicure is sealed or cured under uv lights through uv nail lamp. As a...

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