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SNS Blog: UV Gel Nails

  1. Why You Need MasterMatch Gel in Your Salon

    Why You Need MasterMatch Gel in Your Salon
    One of the most commonly requested nail services today is a gel manicure. It's virtually chip-free, lasts up to 14 days, and there's zero drying time required. However, a common issue in the salon is when a client wants gel on their hands but conventional polish on their toes and wants to find the perfect color match. When mixing brands and products it can be incredibly hard to find a close match, much less an exact one. You may spend a ton of time searching through your colors and once applied, they don’t look similar at all and your client leaves unhappy. It's a Perfect Match! That’s why at SNS we’ve created the perfect solution...
  2. The Sweetest Nails for Valentine’s Day

    The Sweetest Nails for Valentine’s Day
    The most romantic day of the year is upon us and love is in the air, which makes it the perfect excuse to get a festive manicure. If red was your go-to color for the holidays, you’re in luck because it’s also the official color of Valentine’s Day. From the cutest hearts to pink and red block colors and romantic french tips, here are some of the sweetest Valentine’s Day nails to get you in the mood for a day of love. Outlined Pink French Photo Credit: @amyle.nails on Instagram If you hadn’t noticed, modern takes on the classic French manicure are trending right now. To get insta-worthy V-day nails, get inspired by this...
  3. Gel or Dip Powder Manicure: Which is Right For You?

    Gel or Dip Powder Manicure: Which is Right For You?
    If you’re on the search for a manicure that is long lasting and will hold up in your day to day life, then we may have a solution for you. Traditional polish manicures don’t last very long and tend to chip easily. Both gel and dip powder have the lasting power that may just be what you’re looking for. But which one is right for you? We’ll break down everything there is to know about gel polish and dip powder, so you can choose the option that fits your needs and lifestyle best. What is a Gel manicure? A gel manicure is applied similarly to conventional nail polish in a three-step process and is cured under UV lamps. Zero...
  4. How SNS Provides a Healthy Safe UV Gel Manicure

    How SNS Provides a Healthy Safe UV Gel Manicure
    Shiny, smooth, and colorful, gel nails will last you through weddings, vacations, and busy work weeks. The process of getting these perfect nails requires the use of ultraviolet light to harden the gel polish. Some of our customers ask us about the risks of exposure to UV light. To help dispel your doubts, we have put together this blog detailing everything you need to know about gel manicures, UV exposure, and how our SNS Healthy GelStar and new hybrid lamps minimize risk. What are Gel Manicures? Gel manicures - a popular choice in salons - uses three types of coats dried under a UV or UV/LED lamp. The layers - base,...