Q. What are the key steps to follow in order to maximize week long wear?
A. Use VINYLUX as a System; start with P.E.P. followed by VINYLUX Color and always use VINYLUX Weekly Top Coat.
Q. Can you use a CND base coat for extra adhesion?
A. No, a base coat will negate the performance of VINYLUX because the adhesives are in the color coat.
Q. What makes VINYLUX bond to the nail without a base coat?
A. VINYLUX has adhesion promoters in the color coat making the color self-adhering without a base coat.
Q. Can you use a different CND top coat?
A. No, the VINYLUX Top Coat has our innovative Pro-light technology with photo initiators and becomes more
durable with exposure to natural light.
Q. Can you use VINYLUX Top Coat with other enamel brands? Will it work as well?
A. It can be used with other enamel brands, but cannot guarantee week long wear.
The system yields the ultimate performance.
Q. Can you use CND SolarSpeed Spray with VINYLUX?
Q. How do you remove VINYLUX? (Nail polish remover, pure acetone or CND Shellac Nourishing Remover?)
A. VINYLUX is best removed with CND Shellac Nourishing Remover or Acetone.
Q. Does using SolarOil on a daily basis affect VINYLUX wearability?
A. SolarOil will enhance wearability because it improves the health of the nail.
Q. Will all new colors and collections from VINYLUX always be matched with Shellac colors?
A. VINYLUX will launch with more colors than Shellac and thus have many of its own colors. However, Shellac and VINYLUX will launch the same seasonal collection colors.
Q. Can you guarantee week long wear?
A. Nail conditions vary which will affect product performance. Healthy nails without delamination or drying issues perform for one week.
CND Vinylux is available now at Esther’s Nail Center. We have the colors, weekly top coat, CND scrubfresh and other manicure pedicure supplies. So check us out.
CND did it again with their newest, breakthrough nail polish line called CND VINYLUX, which has just released this month. VINYLUX system, consists of a nail polish color and a weekly top coat, maybe the secret you have been longing for a long lasting manicure.
WHAT IS CND VINYLUX
VINYLUX Weekly Polish and Weekly Top Coat is a system uniquely designed to work together. Exposure to natural light secures the ProLight technology, creating an enduring, long-lasting polish. While ordinary polishes become brittle and deteriorate over time, VINYLUX dries naturally to a flawless finish and strengthens its resistance to chips over time.
Vinylux Weekly Polish
Lasts up to 4 times longer than traditional nail polishes when used with Vinylux Top Coat as a system. Includes adhesion promoters that completely eliminate the need for a base coat.
At this moment, the system offers 62 fashion colors straight from the runway to you. Some match CND Shellac shades. It’s great for you who want a matching color for your pedicure.
Vinylux Weekly Top Coat
Creates an outer shield that protects VINYLUX Weekly Polish from scratching, denting, chipping and dulling for up to a week of wear. The final layer that completes the system.
There’s no need for a base coat to go with the system. A base coat will negate the performance because the adhesives are in the color coat.
So with Vinylux, CND promises these 3 things :
A Week Long Wear
Self-adhering Color Coat
Durability Increased with Natural Light
How Does It Work
To maximize week long wear, use VINYLUX as a System.
1. Start with P.E.P. to ensure the nail is thoroughly cleansed and prepared.
P-erform Mini Manicure = Removing the Cuticle off the nail plate
E-liminate Surface Contaminants = ScrubFresh
P-Purify Nail Plate = ScrubFresh
2. Apply two thin coats of Vinylux Weekly Polish.
3. Finish with one coat of Vinylux Weekly Top Coat.
What, why and how? Those are the questions we still get until now about soak off gel nail polish application and removal.
Our fellow blogger, Andrea from Chickettes.com has written a post titled “SOG Gel Polish FAQ’s“. It explains some common questions with helpful information, such as how to prevent shrinkage, wrinkle problem, to nail care. She is an avid user of gel nail polish and frequently uses Gelish and Ink gel polish.
Bitty Love Bot – Sparkling metallic aqua Femme Bot – Sparkling metallic peony Dusty Bot – Sparkling metallic lavender Lucky Bot – Sparkling metallic agave Skyward Bot – Sparkling metallic cerulean Yoshimi – A truly mod black & white combination of glitters sprinkled with a bit of iridescence
Formulated with specially coated aluminum flakes, the metallic lacquers of the Robot Collection are simultaneously sparkly, reflective, and smooth!
Yeahh…it’s spring. Time for brushing up and showing off some nail art designs. Without further detail, here are some scans from a Nail Art magazine from Asia. Don’t worry if you can’t read Chinese or Japanese because the tutorial is pretty straightforward.
To celebrate spring, we’ll give away 2 nail art books for 2 lucky winners. It’s easy to enter the raffle. Read the details after these photos. Note, the books are different from the magazine where these scans come from.
So what do you think? I hope you like the designs as much as I do. Please enter the raffle below.
Must be a follower of Esther’s Nail Center page or blog to win. Must be 18 years of age or older, or you must have your parent’s permission to enter. This giveaway is open internationally, and closes on 04/14/2013. The winner will have 48 hours after being contacted to claim their prize, after which a new winner will be chosen.
Nope. According to a CND rep we contacted last December 2012 and a CND Education ambassador, they both stated that only CND Shellac UV Lamp or Brisa lamp can cure CND Shellac. Here’s what she said:
Thank you for contacting CND.
No. The CND Brisa UV Lamp and the new CND UV Lamp are the only lamps currently on the market that emit the required levels of UV to fully cure all the components of the Shellac system. The use of other manufacturers’ UV or LED lamps will not guarantee the same results.
Customer Service Coordinator
Creative Nail Design
So have you successfully cured Shellac with LED or other UV lamp beside CND Shellac/Brisa lamp? Feel free to leave your comment.