hard rock gel and LCN provide the healthy, natural looking alternative to acrylic
We use only Artistic Hard Rock and LCN gel resin products which are the highest quality available. LED cured, these nails have the most natural look and feel of any nail extension you will ever wear. As strong as acrylic but as flexible as a gel with no lifting or peeling. This is the most advanced technology and has made other systems obsolete in our salon – yes it’s that good! WE LOVE GEL!! And so do our clients. Choose from a natural look or classic French finish – artfully applied with meticulous attention to detail, perfect nails can be yours.
acrylic dipping system
“Slick pour is a new acrylic system that produces the finest and hardest yet flexible acrylic nail extensions and overlays without the smell and damage of traditional acrylic. Slick pour can be soaked off (just like gel polish) or backfilled according to your preference. This can be done in natural, french or a variety of colours. Calcium and Vitamin E fortified, slick pour is easily removed.
Wears up to 3 weeks and provides and alternative to gel polish.
Extended wear colour look with the strength of acrylic.
Fast application and easy removal (10 minutes).
Base contains vitamin E and calcium.
No light needed (Air Dry System).
Available in 30 vibrant colours.
High shine finish.
No UV Gel Lamps are used in this salon.
We use only safe and effective LED Gel Lights.
Extreme Makeovers of the Fingernails
Nail Biter/Picker Specialist
Kathy specialises in nail biters and takes a more holistic approach to helping you stop the biting habit. She understands the problem and has specialised hard gels for creating a short but totally natural looking nail Kathy can put you on a programme to help you grow back a strong and healthy nail. After a time of having hard gels you can opt to move onto the IBX strengthening treatment with gel polish and help you grow your own healthy and strong natural nails.
Saying “My nails are too short for a manicure” is like saying “My hair is too long for a haircut”.
Short, damaged or bitten nails can be transformed, creating the illusion of a longer nail bed using the extensive gel system into elegant, perfect, natural looking nails. Our technicians can cleverly mask imperfections and transform bitten nails so no-one will believe they are not your own. Hard gels are strong, flexible, light as a feather to wear and incredibly durable and are the ultimate long lasting nail enhancement. Wear them and treat them like your own nails (carefully of course) , wear them natural or paint them as often as you like, they will always be perfect and high gloss underneath, or have them painted in the salon with one of our many gel polish colours.
The hard gels are bio-compatible with the natural nail, containing no latex or acids, this vegan resin is anti-allergy, never yellows has no smell and does not damage the nail bed. Artistic and LCN have many different resins especially formulated for different types of nail beds and extension types. We will custom prescribe the correct gels for you and we always use custom files for each client, meaning your files are kept in an envelope with your name on it and kept for only you. This along with our hospital grade disinfection and implement sterilization and storage means the safest and cleanest service for our clients.
Hard gel resins are suitable for those who want longer nails, mid-length or super short and chic, these extensions and overlays are the ultimate!
LCN Nail extensions options and prices
French (pink & white)
Maintenance of LCN extensions
LCN Backfill (natural)
LCN Rebalance (pink and white)
file, buff, polish
repair – per nail
LCN removal followed by manicure
pedique single toenail augmentation
$20 – $40
Make a booking for nail enhancements
To make a booking, you can call the salon on 04 471 1469, use the booking form below or visit the salon.
Our opening hours and salon address are at the bottom of the page.