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Nail Gel & Lacquer Combo - Red

Here’s the gel & lacquer combo you’ve been looking for. SNS MasterMatch™ solves a problem every technician must face: how to match fingers and toes. SNS MasterMatch™ 2-in-1 Gel & Polish Combo has been created to provide matching products across two popular product lines:

  • SNS GelStar™—our famous gel
  • SNS Nail Lacquers—our conventional nail polish

Salon owners and nail professionals can order these beautiful duo sets wholesale directly from SNS at discounted professional pricing. Be sure to register as a professional here at SNSNails.com. SNS guarantees a 98% duo color match and will accept returns of any non-matching products in the set. To achieve the best possible match, technicians should master applying the thickness of the product appropriately. MasterMatch™2-in-1 Gel & Polish Combo is yet another innovation from SNS, as we seek to find new ways to provide women everywhere with nail health and beauty!

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Red Dip Powders

If you are looking for top-class red dip powder, then SNS Nails has you covered. Designed for professional technicians and DIY at-home dippers, all lovers of nail aesthetics are big fans of our shades of reds. We were one of the early innovators within the nail industry, with a passion for creating products with healthier ingredients that are safer for the skin. We aim to create dipping powders that help strengthen your nails, and our red dipping powders do just that.

One of the benefits of a dip manicure is the richness of the color from the finely grained powders, and red is the perfect example of this. From brick reds to wine tones and everywhere in between, the luxurious shine is gorgeous in red. With our low-odor, hypo-allergenic finely grained dip powder, you can look forward to transforming your nails. We continually innovate and improve our products so they are always more effective, reliable, and consistent. If you are looking for a high quality red dipping powder for your nails, look no further!

When is a red manicure right for you?

Typically, red dip powder is most commonly used when you want to create an emotive, strong image of yourself. If you wish to create a highly emotional look, this is the place to begin. It might be a choice you make when creating a romantic, passionate look and image. You might choose red when you are looking to show the world that you are on the warpath!

You might even have heard of the ‘red nail theory’ – that the idea of having red nails empowers you and brings positivity into your life. Much like the Law of Attraction, this is more of a theory that people who believe in such things can grow attached to. Generally, though, red is a color you wear when you want to draw attention to yourself and show that you are in an emotional mood – positive or otherwise.

Nail Design Inspirations for Red Dip Powder

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Fourth of July Nails – Be sure to stock up on red dipping powders before 4th of July comes around. Red, white, and blue in any combination scream patriotism for the US. Americans wear their flag on their clothing proudly, and a red,white, and blue manicures are very popular this time of year.

Red dip powder: The color of passion

Few colors come with quite the contrast as the color red. For every use of red as a sign of love and passion, it can also be used as a sign of warfare and aggression. Red can simultaneously point to love and hatred – it is quite a unique color in that its usages and meanings can be entirely contradictory.

It is, though, always a color of passion and emotion. Whether that emotion is deep love or infuriating anger, red is a color often associated with our emotions. It is also one of the most commonly used colors in all art. One thing to note about red is that red pigmentation was found in nature long before we even came up with the concept of painting with color.

Think of our very blood – a substance that predates any creative or artistic thinking. Red is a color that we have always known about for as long as we have been sentient. Red metals and red dirt are also common within the natural world, further proving their importance.

How did the color red come to be?

The color red is believed to have first been found thanks to Ochre. Ochre is a form of clay that is colored by the presence of iron oxide. It was then ground up and turned into a substance that could be used in ancient cave paintings. Indeed, ancient paintings have been found in Spanish caves that date back to the 16,500 to 15,000 BC timeframe. Red pigments, though, have been found in many ancient cultures.

For example, ancient Chinese culture from the Han Dynasty era – around 200 BC to 200 AD – came from the pigmentation of lead tetroxide. Rubia plants in India, too, were a common substance used to create a clear red substance. Red has been around as part of our color coordination for centuries.

During the Renaissance era of human history, red was one of the most important colors. It was often used to point out the protagonist of any picture. For example, Titian’s The Assumption is a painting that showcases religious deities such as God, the Virgin Mary, and two apostles. Their robes stand out due to the rich, endearing red.

So, old prehistoric art first used red as it was a color that was easily created simply by using what was found in nature itself. During ceremonies, too, it was common within ancient cultures to use red face paint. The Romans even colored their entire bodies red to celebrate great victories.

Red nails – a quick history

You might also be surprised to learn that men were the first to use red nail coloration. Kohl was used to coloring nails to help show men of wealth and status: red nails meant that you did not have to carry out manual labor, at least in some parts of the world. Red coloring, though, soon became a unisexual showcase of wealth, status, and fame. Red nail manicures, though, became commonplace in Ancient Egyptian culture, and this has remained the case ever thus.

Until the Second World War, nail painting was still seen as a luxury that only higher-class individuals could afford. Today, though, nail coloration is a process that people of all ages, classes, and backgrounds can enjoy. Even to this day, centuries from its first usage, red nails remain a highly evocative choice.

What does the color red mean?

Few colors in our world can be as versatile as the color red. It is often associated with everything from courage and passion to anger, war, and even lust. Most commonly, though, it is a color associated with being courageous and standing strong in the face of adversity. Western cultures typically use red as a symbol of martyrdom, mainly due to its association with the blood that courses through our veins.

However, it is also a common choice to show anger and hatred. The term ‘seeing red’ is an apt description of what red is associated with anger and war. It is strange to find a color that can be both associated with love and hatred, but that is the duality of the color red. Indeed, in Ancient Rome, red was the color of Mars, the God of War. Red, though, is also commonly associated with feelings of warning.

For example, look at sports – most sports use a ‘red card’ as a sign that someone has been ejected from the game. So, red is a color that we often associate with heightened emotions, whether positive or negative. Red is a color that stands out and attracts attention one way or another. It is often a color associated with romance just as much as it is associated with warfare. Seduction and aggression are rarely allies, but red can represent both emotions in equal measure.

How is the color red created?

Red is a color that can be created simply by using what we find in nature. As such, it is an ‘easy’ color to make – though red comes in many shades and forms so that it can be created in numerous ways. Generally, though, the most common way to create the color red is to mix a combination of magenta and yellow. If you mix these two colors into one, you get red. Why?

The simple explanation is that when magenta and yellow are mixed together, the colors cancel out all light wavelengths. Apart from, of course, the light wavelength of red. Our eyes are only capable of seeing the colors reflected by light. Therefore, combining these two colors together can create red. Red has a light wavelength of around 700 nanometers (nm).

Any color combination that reaches an nm level of around 700, then, will have at least some kind of relation and similarity to the color red.

Either way, you can pick up top-quality red nail dipping powder from SNS Nails. Take a look at our growing collection of top-class red nail powders, and you can make sure you always look your most evocative and emotional!