Chin up, Buttercup! Spring’s here! AND SO IS OUR NEW SPRING COLLECTION! LAUNCHING MARCH 20THAvailable online now New flowers are always the first sign that Spring is on the way, and at Izabelle Hammon, we are celebrating all things blossoming with our new Spring colour nail collection. These 4 pastel nail shades will bring you into the new season with a flourish! These new spring nail colours are available in CALGEL and matching iZ Nail Lacquers.Don't worry if you're not CALGEL trained, you can still get your hands on these colours lacquers which are available to all...
Getting Started: Instagram is one of the best platforms to build your nail portfolio online. If you haven’t created an Instagram account yet, take a few minutes to do so and you’ll soon see the benefits.DO put your contact details on your profile. While you don’t want to share too many personal details on your account you should include a business contact number, Facebook page or business email in your profile description to ensure those interested in your work can contact you. Miss our first tip? Head back to our Facebook page here.&nb..
Part 3: When is the best time to post? DON’T post photos late at night.The average time a photo stays visible on someone’s timeline is 4 hours. This means if you post late at night your photos might get lost in the vast world of Instagram.The best times to post are first thing in the morning or late afternoon when nail fans are scanning hashtags to make getting out of bed a little easier, or on their way back home after a busy day. Read on for a few extra tips will help make sure your account is attracting as much attention as possible:..
With the summer holidays in full swing, it’s time to discuss some of our top Summer Nail Tips to keep your and your client’s Calgel nails looking beautiful! Prepare yourself and your clients about the effect the sun, sand, creams and oils may have on their beautiful gels. The sun can cause colour pigments to destabilise- ever notice how your hair changes colour, or your bikini fades? Unfortunately, this can happen to nail products too! This includes nail varnishes, gel varnish and true gels. UV rays can break down the chemical bonds of colour pigments leading to a bleachi..
Your application brush is your golden tool to create the perfect set of nails. Keeping the bristles soft and flexible is key! Brushes don’t last forever, but looking after them will save you money and time. Follow up steps to get the most from your brushesAt the end of the day:1. Clean bristles with a dry nail wipe removing traces of gel. Avoiding using too much Guard, as this can dehydrate the brushes. Return bristles to their original shape. 2. Dip the bristles in clear Calgel half way down the bristle and wrap in foil. Try not to ..
Did you know the bulbs in your lamp won’t burn out like a normal light bulb? Though they might still be lit up, they might not actually be curing the gel. If you’ve experienced any of the below it might mean it’s time to test (and change) your bulbs! - Gel not curing at all -Wiping away of colour --Clients experiencing ‘bubbling’ gel hours after the end of their treatment. This could be due to the bulbs in your lamp not being at full strength and not able to penetrate through the layers of gel adequ..