Me after a gel mani in 2010 The popular UV Gel manicure has been becoming a service commonly offered at nail salons across the globe. Whether it's OPI Axxium, CND Shellac, or Jellish, the no-chip, no-smudge, two-week life cycle mani/pedi is quite attractive. I would know—I tried out both...

Tried and tested, I give you SensatioNAIL, an at-home gel manicure kit. The Starter Kit ($60) , sold in your local CVS and Wal-Mart retailers, comes in one of two basic colors (a raspberry pink or a great basic all-purpose blue-red) as well as a primer, base and top coat and LED light with a...

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Ladies and Queens, there is finally a manicure that lasts for two to three weeks, is sure proof, and will not fail! The new OPI Axxium Gel Manicure is all the rage and can be found at a nail salon near you. Instead of regular nail polish, OPI Axxium Gel Manicure uses a substance that I could...

Waterproof Gel Eyeliner by Paul & Joe creates flawless lines to define and shape the eye. It dries quickly as it is infused with Quick Dry Oil. Part of the 10th Anniversary collection for Spring 2012, Paul & Joe Waterproof Gel Eyeliner glides on smoothly to flawlessly line the eyes without...

Share Image courtesy of CND As if it weren't hard enough to keep a good manicure, now dermatologists are raising concerns about the safety of gel manicures. Shellac, a polish by Creative Nail Design , or CND, is painted on like regular nail polish, except that it's hardened under a UV...

This helps the gel loosen up and slide off. Still, you may have to file some off. When you or your manicurist does the removal process right (it shouldn't hurt), you don't damage your real nails and yes, your gel manicure does last from 10 days to two weeks so the soaking is worth it. Long...

Would I get another Gel Manicure? Probably. OK, definitely. But I won't get one every time, maybe only for special occasions. If you are considering Gels here is a list of pros and cons: PRO: Your manicure will look fabulous for a full two weeks Your nails will be like teflon, even when...

99 for the kit, and 20 uses in each kit, that works out to about $4 a manicure. Not too shabby when you consider that in-salon manicures usually run upwards of $20 each. Bottom line: It's definitely cheaper than getting your nails done at the salon, but requires a lot of patience and time in...

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