Shellac manicures by Creative Nail Design has been on the market for several years now. This is no trendy manicure system, Shellac is now a established as a mainstay in the beauty business. They recently earned a best in class awards from Ad Age, Nails Magazine, and Nail Pro Magazine. Some of you may have already received a Shellac manicure from your nail technician. So this information will be just a review for you.
The system consists of a color coat, base/top coats, a UV lamp, and polish remover wraps. These products can only be purchased by a licensed manicurist. Be very wary if you come across one of these kits for sale to the general public. More than likely the merchandise is counterfeit or was illegal obtained.
The Shellac products are hypo-allergenic and contain no formaldehyde, toluene or DBP. Unlike acrylic or gel nail systems, these products are actually good for your nails. You will instantly notice that your nails are stronger and your manicures are lasting longer. You can get more information about Shellac online at http://www.cnd.com/Products/Color/shellac-intro.aspx.
There is a helpful link on their website that will aid you in finding a professional in your area that has been trained to use Shellac products. Just be careful once you get a manicure using this system because regular nail polish is not compatible with these products and could ruin your manicure. But your nail technician should make you aware of that when you get your Shellac manicure.