Nails Magazine

MAR 2013

Magazine for the professional nail industry.

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has many diferent designs and colors of Nail Polish Appliqués to choose from. Essie's Sleek Stick collection of adhesive nail art polishes are pre-designed stickers that ofer cutting-edge nail designs inspired by the catwalks of New York and Milan. Every sticker is pre-cured under UV lights, allowing colors and textures to remain rich and look freshly applied for up to 10 days. Hand & Nail Harmony's VitaGel is an LED/ UV light-cured vitamin nail strengthener that comes in two original formulas: Strength and Recovery. Strength is enriched with vitamins A, E, and B5, and formulated to maintain natural nails. Recovery is the answer to thin, brittle, weak, and damaged nails. Recovery fortifies and strengthens the natural nail to counteract stress and increase flexibility and works best as a base coat in actual contact with the natural nail. Jessica Cosmetics' Gold Leaf Top Coat is easy to apply, lays flush to the nail, and delivers high-impact brilliance while adding protection against chipping, fading, and peeling. Suspended in a fast-drying clear base, the gold flakes shine great over Jessica polish solid colors and make the perfect adornment for seasonal festivities and beyond. Incoco Nail Polish Appliqués are made of 100% real nail polish that has been transformed into self-stick strips. The result is brilliant, salon-quality manicures in just a few minutes. Each Incoco nail polish strip includes base, color, and top coats all in one strip. The appliqués last up to 14 days and are removed with polish remover. Incoco 162 | NAILS MAGAZINE | MARCH 2013 LeChat's Nail Architecture Acrylic System provides strong and durable wear, an easy application with a superior texture, and a spectrum of luxurious color powders that will enhance the elegance and appearance of any fashionable nail art design. The color powder collections are ofered in individual sets like the Cabaret collection shown here. Nail Architecture provides precision acrylic brushes for meticulous applications. Light Elegance's new glitter gel collection is ready to hit the party circuit with brighter, shinier bits of glitter that stay suspended and give a fun, textured look. The colors are Confetti, a crazy mashup of multi-colors; Leap Frog, a green that hops into the deep end; Candy Apple, the classic you know and love; Pink Satin, a silky, warm number; Hot Pink, because there is no party without it; and Moon, a magical glitter gel that morphs depending on the color beneath it. WORK-RELATED STRESS ANSWER KEY (from page 114) It's true. As beauty professionals, you make the world a better place. It's no easy task though. All that pampering can come with a steep cost to your health and happiness. Take care of you so you can take care of others — not the other way around. 1. C 2. D 3. B 4. A 5. A 6. A 7. D 8. A 9. B 10. A 11. D 12. A 0-5 correct = You may be carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders. It's OK to share the burden. Step back and evaluate the situation before that blood pressure creeps any higher. 6-8 correct = You are on the way to a happy and fulfilling work life. Now that you can recognize stress triggers, it's time to proactively plan a response for troubling situations. 9-12 correct = You are a stress-busting ninja. Care to share some of your moves with us?

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