Category Archives: CND

Cute Nail Art Designs


Here are some really cute nail art designs I found today ….. check out http://www.emeraldsparkled.com 🙂

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Trending Nail Designs ….Mustache & nail stamping


Here are some of this weeks requests, enjoy !

 

 

 

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Valentines Day Nail Art


Profess your love to your nails this Valentines Day with fabulous sweetheart designs….hearts, kisses and xox’s ! Red and pink all over makes my heart go a flutter…..Happy Valentines Day to all my sweethearts, Lx

 

 

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Polka Dot Nails !


Polka dots are hot again this season and they look super cool on nails. Whether you choose to do them on regular nail polish or on a fabulous gel manicure, either way you’ll be guaranteed to receive tons of compliments !

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Paraffin Treatment for Fabulous Hands and Feet


Paraffin therapy is one of the most effective methods of applying deep heat to relieve pain and stiffness and is highly recommended for certain conditions such as arthritis, rheumatism, muscle spasm and inflamed joints.

Today, the treatment is also being offered in spas as seen in the menu of services- Paraffin Treatment, Paraffin Wax, etc., because of its healing benefits to the skin. When removed the paraffin wax reveals a beautiful radiant glow on your skin. A paraffin treatment is highly recommended for those who suffer from severely dry skin on your hands and feet especially during the frigid winter months.

A paraffin treatment can be added to any nail service such as a manicure or pedicure, after your favorite nail enhancement service or just a quick dip by itself.

Paraffin Manicure           $45

Paraffin Pedicure             $55

Paraffin Wax on Hands  $15

Schedule appointments online at http://www.nailsdoneright.com or call 321-663-7710 and ask for Linda

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Shellac Gel Manicures by CND


I’ve been doing gels nails since day 1…. and thanks to the recent addition of soft gels, Gel Manicures have filled up my appointment book by 80%…..If you’re looking for an acrylic alternative or just plain ready to have polish last 2+ weeks then it’s time to give a ” Gel Manicure ” a try !  Gel Manicures have been around for many years but thanks to CND ( Creative Nail Design ) ….and their May 2010 release of Shellac , they have made quite a name for themselves and continue to be the most requested ! There are so many brands coming out with gel polishes it’s hard to keep up with the choices, oh but I do….Axxium by OPI, Shellac, Gelish by Hand & Nail Harmony, Luxio by Akzentz, Artistic Colour Gloss, GP, Gelicure by Nubar, Polish Pro by NSI, P2 by Light Elegance to name a few…..

This is a revolutionary new product for nails! Shellac is a breakthrough nail technology, created by CND, that combines the easy application of nail polish with the permanentness and shine of gel nails. Shellac does absolutely no damage to your nails, but last for 14 days! To make it even better, there is absolutely no drying time involved! Shellac polish is cured under a UV light, which makes it hard, shiny, and completely dry when your treatment is finished.

French Shellac

I would completely recommend this service to anyone- if you hate waiting around for your nails to dry, want a manicure to last 14 days without any chips at all, and want a stunningly smooth and shiny mirror-finished nail, then Shellac is for you!

Shellac Tutti Frutti with Leopard

Shellac on Toes !!

Romantique with Crystaline Glitter

Tropix with Flair !!

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Christmas Nail Art


The Holidays are a fun time to express your Christmas Cheer.  During the month of December I go through twice as much red glitter as I do during the whole year through. This year the red & gold combo seems to top the requests of nail bling !  Winter Wonderland colors are a close second with shimmery whites and hints of pale silver blues….. Snowflakes with rhinestones and tiny holly leaves with red rhinestones berries are a favorite for even the most conservative guest.

Here are a few of my favorite things,

Happy Holidays 2011 from Nails Done Right by Linda Reyes…

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My start in the nail biz…


Hi there, I would like to take this time to introduce myself. My name is Linda. I am 43 years old and I do nails. I have been doing nails since 1986 (wow) ! As a young girl I loved to play with Barbie especially the Barbie Styling Head were I could play with her hair and makeup. My parents thought I was mistreating my dolls by cutting their hair and would take them away from me saying, “when you can properly care for your toys you can have them back”… little did they know I was a future stylist.

As a teenager it was easy to see I had a passion for hair. Every chance I got we were going to Sally’s Beauty Supply. I would do color, perms & relaxer. There was even a time when I would keep my Dads mustache colored in and trimmed while he was trying to grow it. I was really good at my mom’s perms. Of course at the time I thought I was good with my sister’s color but on a recent conversation with her we had a very good laugh. She shared several stories of having to go to school with so many different shades of strange colored hair, lol…sorry sis. Oh and then there’s my bro. My brother had the thickest mop of wirey course hair. You could barely put a comb through it and if you did it would be 10′ high ! Very strange we thought especially on a blond haired blue eyed boy. So I had the brilliant idea of using a “cream relaxer” for thick course hair that I had found. This stuff smelled to high heaven…and burned a bit. Well, maybe it burned more than a bit, he had scabs on his head for weeks ! I believe this is the last memory I have of doing any kind of hair service on my family members.

I always wanted to have my nails done professionally. That was somethings that not many people did back then and I had no idea how to find out about having your nails done.Google probably wasn’t even thought of in the mid 1980’s.  So back to Sally’s I went. Sally’s and Kmart, that’s were I would buy all my nail supplies. Even back then I loved wearing a different color on every finger. But I always had this one problem,  I would spend hours on my press on nails only to then have them mysteriously melt away each time I decided to change my polish color. Hmm, it troubled me so. Little did I know back then about acetone and non-acetone. It’s so funny to me funny to look back on those moments.

I hated school. I left during the middle of my 11th grade year. My parents said I couldn’t use the car so much because I would use up all the gas in the car. So I got a job. My first job was Popeye’s Fried Chicken. I loved it ! I worked as much as I could, 40-50 hrs, and I loved my paychecks. Back then Lord only knows what I spent all my money on, gas, cigs,etc… It was when they moved me to the Popeye’s in Longwood that I discovered these girls coming in for lunch. All of a sudden there were these 3 girls coming in everyday for lunch. But each day I would stare at them and see that they were all wearing aprons covered in white dusty powder. So being the not so shy girl that I am I asked them. I ask why were they wearing the aprons and why were they all covered with dust. Well she said it proud. Her name was Donna (that was my Aunts name and she was a successful hair stylist in Boston. It was a sign !). She said ” we are the first students of The Academy of Nail Techniques (spelled Nail Tek Neks with a long e) . We’re going to nail school. We’re gonna be nail technicians !” Well I’ll be….how exciting ! Donna proceeded to explain to me that although they were students they needed real people to practice on. She asked if I was interested in coming in and she could give me a special student discount. Woo hoo, how awesome I thought. So I took my $12 and headed on over. Within a couple of weeks I was enrolled in nail school. Since nail school was a fraction of the cost of full cosmetology school and 6 weeks compared to one whole year of hair school I thought why not, I’ll go to nail school, become a nail tech, make some money and then go to cosmetology school, which is my real true passion…… right !

I feel in love my teacher. Her name was Ms. Tina Kovach. I thought she was so beautiful  and glamorous. She liked me. Each day at school she would offer for me to sit next to her and watched her work on her clients. I watched and I learned. I learned so much ! Before I knew it I was graduating. And I graduated at the top of my class. Tina said I was so good she wanted me to work for her in her salon, her nail only salon. I thought wow, this is awesome, this is a dream come true ! I couldn’t believe I actually finished something and that I was really really good at this ! Before you knew it I was being handed all of Tina’s clients that she couldn’t fit in. Most of these ladies already knew me from when I would watch and sit (a very important part of learning this business). Within 3 months I was fully booked and i loved it and the clients loved me !…..needless to say the other girls including Donna my old nail tech, well, they didn’t like me anymore. I was really busy & was making a lot of money….

It’s been 25 years now. I always said I would go to cosmetology school but never did. I never had the time. Or maybe I didn’t make the time. Or maybe it wasn’t meant for me to be a hair stylist. Maybe I’m meant to be a fabulous nail specialist. Well I am great and I still love doing nails every day. But what I especially love is the people. The ladies that I’ve met along the way of this wonderful journey of nails well, they’re just awesome. The best of the best they are ! I love it !

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New 2011 Holiday Minx is Haute !


I just received an email from Minx Nails with their 11 new 2011  Holiday designs and they sure are Haute !! My favorite new design is the “Jingle Bell Rock Stars” but I really love them all ! Winter Wonderland, Merry Little Christmas & Joy to the World !

Holiday designs are fabulous but what better way to add some flair than with the ever popular animal prints. The Minx Cheetah patterns are some of the most requested in my salon, the “Orlando Cougars ” are crazy about them ! Gold Lightning , Red Lightning & especially the Snow Cheetah …oh la la !

Get Minx’d today ! Visit my website & book on line 24/ 7 Nails Done Right by Linda Reyes

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