Summer Nail Art Ideas Using Lavis Dip Powders that You can Do At Home

Palm Trees, Floral Ombre, tie-dye, neons – Your nails are ready to play in the sparkling sun. If your schedule is too busy this summer season and you can’t go on a vacation, let the summer feel go to you. Recreate several summer inspired nail art at the comfort of your own home and your nails will never look so cool for the summer season.

summer nail designs

Getting Cozy with Palm Tree

Take your nails on a vacation with a palm tree nail design on an ombre nail base. This nail art may look complicated but it is easy to make. Create an ombre effect using LDS D99 Pale Yellow, LDS D98 Deliciously Orange and LDS D127 Dare to wear to achieve a sunset effect. Then using a brush and a black DND DC gel, free-hand a palm tree and you can mimic the island scene on your nails. (more…)

How to Do SNS Nails

When it comes to nail powder, SNS is the world’s leading nail dipping powder trusted by most nail salons and it was the first to create a pink and white dipping system. The use of SNS dipping powder not only produces nails exceptional beauty but they also make the nails healthier compared to acrylic and gel polish. This product is unique in multiple ways such as provides a mirror finish, last for 14 days, resistant to chipping and cracking, requires zero drying time and many more.


The thinner, lighter and easier to apply nature of SNS Nails helps in keeping the nails healthier and stronger. And it can be applied in few simple steps.

Like any steps in preparing the nails, sanitizing the hand with 100% alcohol is very important both to the client and to the technician.

Step 1: Shaping the Nails

Depending on the shape of the finger or your client’s preference, shape the nails first using nail file. If you need to cut some excess nails, you may use nail clipper first.


How To Do Gel Nails

Have you been longing for an acrylic strength and natural looking nails? Gel nail polish is the perfect sort of manicure to try. You can do it in the salon or at home as long as you have all the equipment required. Once you have all the equipment, you need to get to the real game. Knowing how to do gel nails is an art that you will always enjoy. The ease of gel application and the elegant after look will always blow off your mind.

Filing and Shaping the Nails

The initial process in doing  DND gel nails is filing and shaping the nails. This is essential in order for you to get the most elegant looking and stunning nails. You should start with plain nails after you decide the nature of the shape of your nails that you want. You should with cutting the basic shapes and then filing the tips to give them the shape that you want. To complete the shaping process, you are required to round the nail surfaces with the use of a buffer. This way, you can create oval, almond, pointy, square, rounded or any shape that you desire.

How To Do Gel Nails

Using the Cuticle Remover

This is the second step in doing gel nails. Once you have got the shape that you wanted in your nails, take the cuticle remover and spread it over your nails bases. Avoid spreading it over the skin by pushing back the skin around the nail plates. This is done using a nail stick. Any debris or oil remainder should be removed using a cotton ball that has been immersed in acetone. (more…)