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Talk Tuesday: Summer Top Tips

Talk Tuesday: Summer Top Tips

admin 02/08/2016 0
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 bleaching effect. Certain pig...
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Talk Tuesday: How to make your brushes last longer

Talk Tuesday: How to make your brushes last longer

admin 26/07/2016 0
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 bend the bristles.  Don’t worry if there’s some pigment left...
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Fall in love…

Fall in love…

admin 05/10/2015 0
 Izabelle Hammon Ltd is proud to announce the launch of it’s newest Calgel collection; The Secret Garden. Launching October 12th 2015 Get carried towards winter and fall in love with these sweet and dusky shades. Inspired by nature’s beauty,  The Secret Garden Collection, offers you and your clients the chance to fall in love with a choice of soft and sophisticated hues. Feel the romance as you discover our four charming new shades and remember first loves and misty mornings; this is one secret you don’t have to keep to yourself.  CG980 First Love  A medium pink. Similar to the now discontinue...
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Once Upon a Time: New Calgel Collection

Once Upon a Time: New Calgel Collection

admin 11/09/2015 0
 Once Upon a Time: New Calgel Collection A dream is a wish your heart makes, this winter we’ve been dreaming of those enchanting and magical colours that make this time of year so special. Launching Monday the 16th of November With warm hues and charming shimmers create your own Happily Ever After this season with Calgel’s Once Upon a Time Collection with five bewitching new shades.   Take a walk through the Enchanted Forest but be sure to be avoid the Poison or risk becoming Spellbound into a deep slumber. Only True Love’s Kiss will break the spell and awaken the Belle of the Ball. True Love’...
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What trick could make gel nails last longer?

What trick could make gel nails last longer?

admin 23/07/2015 0
 Longer cure = longer lasting, according to this latest article from allure.com (read here) and we can’t say we completely disagree! While many technicians are opting for nail systems that cure quicker, Calgel colour remains a 3 minute cure under UV light  giving results that last up to six, chip free, weeks. We can't say it's all down to a longer cure time, a fabulous product, like Calgel, can made a difference too. Do your clients have concerns about UV lamps causing cancer? There's very little to worry about; there is more UV light exposure to our hands driving a car than there is from a ge...
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