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SNS Blog: Healthy Nails

  1. How to Create a Healthier Nail Salon

    How to Create a Healthier Nail Salon
    People today are more health conscious than ever and are always looking for ways to live healthier lifestyles from the inside out. That’s why creating a healthier nail salon can help to attract customers and keep them coming back, not to mention make the environment safer for everyone, including your staff. Nail salons can come with a variety of hazards for both staff and customers, that many people are now fully aware of and they often look for salons whose brand is in line with their values and ultimately prioritize health. At SNS, we believe beauty and health are one, and we love to share our expert knowledge to ensure you build a...
  2. Expert Tips for Creating a Flawless Dip Powder Mani Every Time

    Expert Tips for Creating a Flawless Dip Powder Mani Every Time
    It's a no-brainer why dip powder is all the rage as of late. A dip powder mani has the flexibility of gel, the durability of acrylic, lasts over two weeks, and when applied correctly, won't harm your nails. At SNS, we love to share our expert tricks of the trade to ensure you achieve a salon-worthy mani every time. Whether you're a nail tech who wants to refine your technique or a DIYer using our dip powder nail kit, here are some expert tips for creating a flawless dip powder mani that lasts. Stay Away From Water Water is your enemy when it comes to a flawless dip powder mani, as it can result in super long drying times and an uneven...
  3. Get the Ultimate At-Home Pedicure with SNS Pedi Pack

    Get the Ultimate At-Home Pedicure with SNS Pedi Pack
    At SNS we’re continuously working hard to advance our product lines and give our customers the best nail experience possible while prioritizing the health and beauty of their nails. With summer in full swing, we’re proud to offer the latest product for creating the ultimate pedicure - the SNS Florida Pedi Pack. Available to both nail techs and DIYers, the Pedi Pack comes in four perfectly portioned alluring formulas to suit any mood - Orange, Olive Oil, Rose, and Lavender. With the SNS Pedi Pack, you can take your DIY pedicure to the next level, rivaling any professional pedicure. Each Pedi Pack comes with four products to create a...
  4. All About Dip Powder: A Healthy Alternative to Acrylic Nails 

    All About Dip Powder: A Healthy Alternative to Acrylic Nails 
    If you like a durable and long-lasting manicure and always opt for acrylic nails, you may be missing out on one of the best trends -- dip powder nails. Dip has the durability of acrylic and the flexibility of gel, but without all the harmful chemicals and potential damage to the nail bed. Whether you're having your nails done professionally or doing your own dip powder at home, the end result is longer-lasting with brilliant shine. When it comes to lasting power, dip powder can even outlast acrylic nails, making it an ideal alternative to acrylics. As a pioneer of dip powder for the past 30 years, SNS super-charged the benefits of dip powder...
  5. Surprising Things Your Nails Say About Your Health

    Surprising Things Your Nails Say About Your Health
    Changes in your nail texture or constant tearing and breakage can really put a damper on your manicure, but if you didn’t already know, your nails may actually be trying to tell you something. Your nails are often a direct reflection of your overall health, and changes in texture, color, and appearance may mean there’s an underlying issue that needs to be addressed. If you notice changes in your nails, this guide can help you get to the bottom of what may be causing it, how to fix it, and when it may be time to see a healthcare professional. Dry & Brittle Dry, brittle nails which crack and split easily are one of the most common...
  6. Why You Should be Using the Nutri-plus™ Line in Your Salon

    Why You Should be Using the Nutri-plus™ Line in Your Salon
    Over the past 30 years, SNS has produced an unrivaled array of colors, dip powders, and gels, radiating with richness and depth. At SNS, we believe health goes hand in hand with beauty -- and with SNS Nutri-Plus™system your clients can have both. Our commitment to healthy, beautiful nails has led us to this innovative system unlike any other in the industry. This includes dip powders, gels, and bases and sealers loaded with powerful, nutrient rich ingredients to nourish the nail beds, promote healthy growth, and ensure a beautiful, long-lasting finish. It's imperative that you use our bases and sealers when applying the Gelous Color dip...
  7. SNS's Ingredients Explained: Our Commitment to Healthy, Beautiful Nails

    SNS's Ingredients Explained: Our Commitment to Healthy, Beautiful Nails
    Reading the ingredient list on your products and cosmetics can seem complicated and many of us may not actually know what those words even mean. Unfortunately, many of the nail products you have at home may contain harmful ingredients and toxic chemicals that can cause an array of health issues, especially with prolonged use. That's why it's so important you know what's in your products and what you're actually putting on your body. The good news is, SNSbelieves health is as equally important as beauty, and our mission has led us to create an innovative dip powder system, SNS Nutri-Plus™, which makes nails not only beautiful but stronger...
  8. How to Make Your Manicure Last Longer

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    Spending a good chunk of your hard-earned money on a manicure in the salon, (or time spent, if you’re a DIYer) only to have it chipping or peeling within a couple of days is pretty upsetting. Of course a mani isn’t forever, but we all want our manis to last as long as possible. Here are some tips that will ensure your manicure can remain intact for much longer. Use High Quality, Nourishing Products Nails that are weak and brittle tend to break and split more easily, which in turn can really ruin your manicure. Keep your nails at their optimal health and your manicure looking its best by using high quality products. SNS prides...
  9. How to Prevent Your Nails From Breaking

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    The frustration of spending time on a professional or at-home manicure only to have a nail break shortly after is maddening. The culprit? Dry, brittle nails are almost always the reason. If you find your nails are constantly breaking, don’t dismay — there are a few lifestyle changes that will ensure your nails stay healthy and strong, reducing the chances of breakage. Continue below for the best tips for optimal nail health, as well as which habits to break, so your nails won’t. Diet If you weren’t already aware, the nutrients we put into our bodies have a direct link to our outward appearance — including your hair,...
  10. How to Safely Remove Dip Powder at Home

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    Dip powder manicures are incredibly popular right now, and we totally understand why. Besides for its simple application and zero drying time, it can last longer than other manicure methods on the market. With proper care, a dip powder manicure will last 2 weeks, and often longer. Because of its strength and durability, dip powder manicures need to be properly removed to avoid damage and breakage. When it’s time for a fresh manicure, it can be tempting to pick at or force off the old dip powder manicure, but by doing so you can actually peel off layers of your nail. This can cause damage to your nail beds, making your nails weak...
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