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Nail Myth #3 - All UV lamps are the same

The Science This is hardly the case and even more so — not all 9-watt bulbs are the same! Yes, it is true that the 9-watt lamps produce much more U...

Lexy Line Pink & White Step-by-Step

lexy line pink & white step-by-step Prepare the natural nail with the 100 grit side of the Light Elegance Perfect file. Cleanse. App...

Pseudomonas - Green Nails and Mold

For years we have been taught that green nails= MOLD! However, experts are now telling us that this is not the case. What nail techs would normally...

7 Tips to Care for Your Nails between Services

To ensure your nails look and last their best until your next fill, here are a few simple guidelines to follow.Avoid filing your nails shorter:Fili...

UV Light Cured Gel: How It Works

We’re all thankful for our UV light-cured gels. But do you know the science behind the curing process? by Jim McConnell UV lights are simple when...

Where's the Cuticle? by Doug Schoon

. If you asked me, “Doug, what part of the natural nail would you most want to be?” I would never reply, “the cuticle.” I’d never want to be a c...

Do UV Nail Lamps Emit Unsafe Levels of Ultraviolet Light?

Three Experts Rebut Claims that UV Nail Lamps are Unsafe for Skin Doug Schoon, M.S. Chemistry, Chief Scientific Advisor, CND; Paul Bryson, Ph.D. C...