HOW TO TAKE PHOTOS FOR SOCIAL MEDIAThere are many factors to consider when you want to take the best photos for Social Media. Good photos attract more potential clients, expert comment, as well as the sharing of creative ideas amongst the community of nail techs.When taking pictures for Social Media it is important to create the best possible lighting. With good lighting, you will be able to showcase the true colour and application of the gel. The lighting options to consider when taking pictures include:• Natural lighting or day light bulbs• Manicure Lamps• No flash• No filters, as it distort..
Getting prepared for your big day can be daunting, but we’ve got everything you’ll need to make getting the perfect bridal mani simple!Preparation truly is key. We always stress the importance of thorough nail prep. Not only does it make colour application easier, but it ensures your nails last longer.As the wedding approaches, ensure your client is starting to look after their nails. We recommend using the following prep products a few weeks before the big day:• Smooth in nourishing cuticle oil onto the nail and the surrounding skin to help keep nails and skin hydrated (no one wants crusty ha..
CALGEL Summer Collections LAUNCHING JUNE 12THAvailable to pre-order NOW! FESTIVAL FEVERHave your wellies at the ready, it’s festival time!While you’re waiting for the beat to drop, get your nails festival ready with these 4 bright shades that will make you feel like you’re the one headlining this summer! Main StageA hot raspberry pink that is perfect for sizzling summer months spent in the sun. GlastonberryGet psyched for the biggest event of the festival season with this vibrant deep-orchid purple. Dancing In The RainWe always prepare for the inevitable wet fest..
Introducing the first LED Colour Range Launching exclusively to CALGEL Pros in 12 nude shades.Available from Monday, May 22ndOver the phone onlyThis new, unique buildable LED colour range offers a 2-in-1 collection with 5 builder/cover gels that enable you to extend length by sculpting, extend the nail bed adding coverage or simply add colour for overlays or tips. Also available are 7 nude shades that allow you to add colour and build shape with no clear gel required.The iZ PRO COLOUR range cures in just 30 seconds and lasts up to 6 weeks.Using iZ PRO Base & Build (iZ Gel) as it..
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..