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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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Talk Tuesday: Wrinkling & How To Fix It

Talk Tuesday: Wrinkling & How To Fix It

admin 12/07/2016 0
Wrinkling or rippling of the gel is caused when top layers of the gel are cured but the gel beneath remains uncured. When colour Calgel is applied too thick, the pigment can prevent the UV light from penetrating through dense layers of colour gel. This leads to the surface of the gel curing but the process isn’t completed for the gel beneath it. The uncured gel below can then create movement under the cured surface leading to a wrinkled or rippled effect to become visible as the hand is removed from the lamp.   Why do colours wrinkle? Application The most common cause is that the application o...
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New In: Chevron Nail Decals

New In: Chevron Nail Decals

admin 23/05/2016 0
 No need for a steady with our easy to use decals. Create crisp clean lines and switch it up with the new iZ Beauty of London Chevron nail art decals.  These striking nail decal are now available to purchase. Shop Now...
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New In: Paradise Nail Decals

New In: Paradise Nail Decals

admin 23/05/2016 0
 Create fun and tropical nail art designs with iZ Beauty of London Paradise, Tiki inspired, nail decals. These cute and funky nail decals are now available to purchase. Shop Now...
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New In: Steampunk Nail Decals

New In: Steampunk Nail Decals

admin 14/05/2016 0
 Create unique industrial punk style nails with iZ Beauty of London Steampunk nail art decals.  These alternative style nail decals are now available to purchase.Shop Now...
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