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86 beauty companies gathered to show their wares at the PHAMExpo beauty show in Pasadena this past weekend.  PHAME stands for Professional Hair and Makeup Exposition and is decidedly different than any of the other beauty trade show because it featured emerging and entertainment industry artists with fresh ideas. For those of us in the industry (me at 30 years) that want to see what is actually new, this was the show to attend.

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Need a new beauty network?  Red Carpet Salon Events is a one stop place to socialize both online and off.  They create  an atmosphere of fun for people in the beauty and barber industries by  having small gatherings and highlighting what’s new. The next gathering is in Birmingham so don’t miss out on the fun and freebies.  You can sign up online for free to set up your own account and show off your work. There will be an end of the year contest for the best of the best in the industry.  The best hair styling, barber shop,  new product in each category, hair, nails and cosmetics.  So come and join, exchange, and show off. The blogspot.  http://redcarpetsalonevents.blogspot.com  The  network.  http://redcarpetsalonevents.ning.com

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If you’re worried about this holiday being super expensive, take a deep breath and relax.  Moms will love the pampering of a home manicure and pedicure and it will last for weeks to come. nubar Treatment Travel Pack has everything you need for the perfect home manicure. nubar has the perfect solution to say ”I love you Mom,” non-toxic and very personal.  nubar nail care products are all Formaldehyde, Toluene & Phthalate FREE.  Choose from over 180 colors. Visit: www.bynubar.com


 Here are step by step instructions by nubar:

 STEP 1: Wash nails or toes and make sure all nail polish from the last manicure or pedicure is off.  Use nubar’s Non-Acetone Cucumber Nail Polish Remover if you still have on polish.
STEP 2: File nails using a 180/220 grit
Nail File. This helps shape and prepare the nail for the polish.
STEP 3: Next, use
Cucumber Cuticle Oil or Bioplex Cuticle Cream around the cuticle area to hydrate the cuticle.
STEP 4: Gently push the cuticles back with
nubar Cuticle Pusher. Be sure to wipe off the excess oil or cream off the nails with nubar
Cucumber Non-Acetone Nail Polish Remover.
  For Women: Use
nubar foundation base coat to prep the nails for polish on the nail tips.  After the base coat has dried, apply the nail polish on the nail tips. 

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nubar’s Vineyard Collection consists of eight colors ranging from the deepest plums to vibrant red, all opaque and well pigmented. Purple nails are showing up on celebrities and  in many style magazines. Kate Del Castillo wears a Vineyard colored polish pedicure everyday of the year according to makeup artist-Tracey Taylor.  This is nubar’s yummiest collection ever! I suggest that you sample them all.  NVC8  Eight Piece Vineyard Collection   Retail Price $47.95 Each Sold Separately $6.99 Shop http://www.bynubar.com   

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 Trim the tree and polish the nails! nubar “ The Healthy Alternative for Beautiful Nails,” presents the Winterberry Gift Pack with two dazzling reds that will get you noticed this holiday. nubar Winterberry Gift Pack includes a mini nail lacquer tote with 4 nail lacquers, Foundation Base Coat, Sexy Red, Red Ruby Glitz and Diamont Seal and Shine Top Coat. nubar products are  Carcinogenic free,  with the Toluene, Formaldehyde and DBP-Phthalate free.The Winterberry Gift Pack Retail Cost $ 24.99 Available at http://www.bynubar.com

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