The Nail Lab Blog

Gel Components: 'Need to know'

With so many differing opinions, it's sometimes hard to know what's good and what's not when it comes to the contents of your nail enhancement products. 

We take a look at the information available to try and clear of a few grey areas for you.

LED vs UV: Which comes out on top?
LED nail curing lamps have been gaining popularity in the nail industry in recent years, but what makes them superior to traditional UV nail curing lamps? Let's explore the reasons why LED nail curing lamps are the better choice for your nail salon.  READ NOW
To Finish File or to Cap?
We're taking a look at why Finish Filing is often the preferred method of making sure we get that desired look for our clients instead of 'Capping' the free edge. READ NOW
Adhesion: What You Need To Know
How much do you really know about how or why your products adhere so well or even so badly? We've explained how it works and what you can do to avoid adhesion / retention mistakes. READ NOW
The Benefits of a Coreless Motor, Explained
We've long since been told about the apparent differences between brushed & brushless motors... but there's a new generation motor in town that needs to be discussed. Read as our Technical Director, Lee, explains the benefits of Coreless Motors READ NOW
Nail Techs: What To Charge
Setting the right prices for your nail services is crucial for the success of your business. It requires a real balancing act when looking to find your pricing sweet-spot... READ NOW
Let's Talk About eFiles
So, of course, we would say this but at The Nail Lab we think electric files are quite harshly tarred in some quarters as dangerous, problematic, more harm than help. We take a look at some of the reasons behind this and fact-check a couple of the myths surrounding e-Files whilst also going you a quick 101 on what to look for. READ NOW