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Importance of using a base coat

There are two crucial steps in a manicure that unfortunately many women overlook. First is the removal of the naturally occurring oils within the nail plate. The nail plate needs to be dehydrated to allow proper adhesion of the polish to the nail.  The nail can be dehydrated in various ways....

HOW TO - STUD SWAGGER

Apply one thin coat of Base. Apply two thin even coats of Adored, allow to dry. Dip the liner brush into Inspired, paint the outline of a square and fill in. Apply a thin coat of the Base ( For this step you can use dotting tool, in case if you do...

HOW TO - BUBBLES AND CAVIA

Apply one thin coat of Base. Apply two thin even coats of Admired, allow to dry. Use dotting tool to dip in Adored and place the bead in the desired location. Make sure the bead is not too big and it lays flat on the nail. Continue placing beads in...

HOW TO - GLITZ AND GLAMOUR

Apply one thin coat of Base. Dip the liner brush into Inspired and draw the outline of the design. Use the original brush to fill in the manicure portion using Inspired, allow to dry. Apply a thin coat of the Base ( For this step you can use dotting tool,...

HOW TO - Anti-French Edition

Apply one thin coat of Base Coat (this design can be used with Maxus Strengthener as well). Dip the liner brush into Respected and paint the nails free edge. Apply a thin coat of the Base ( For this step you can use dotting tool, in case if you do...

HOW TO - HALF MOON

Apply one thin coat of Base Coat. Apply two even coats of Adored, allow to dry. Dip liner brush into Respected and draw the half moon outline. Use the original brush and fill in the half moon using Respected, allow to dry Wait 1-2 minutes to allow the layers to dry...

NYFW 2017

Once again we have found ourselves in the middle of pure mayhem also known as New York Fashion Week. This year was no exception! We got to work with incredible up and coming designer Cho Cho Cheng and the fashion icon Vivienne Tam for their Fall 2017 collections.  CHOCHENG "Cho Cho's...

The 411 on Formaldehyde

With our CEO & Licensed Nail Technician, Dasha Minina. Formaldehyde is a naturally occurring gas. It is NOT a liquid or a solid substance, therefore, it physically cannot be added to nail polish as an ingredient.  Chemically, a gas cannot be added as an ingredient because it would escape the...

Strengthener Guideline 411

We often get calls asking about the proper use of our Maxus Nail Strengthener, so here are some Q's along with A's that we get asked the most: - Will my nails fall off if using the product for more than two weeks at a time?Absolutely not. Everyone's nails are...

#MaxusMani Tips

APPLICATION Use a proper grit file when shaping the natural nail. A grit refers to the coarseness of the file - the higher the number the softer the file. Only grit 180 and above should be used on a natural nail. A grit file less than 180 is too harsh...

About Dasha

Welcome! My name is Dasha Minina and I’m the Founder and CEO of Maxus Nails. I am excited and proud to introduce you to Maxus Nails because it’s more than the best nail technology in a bottle; it’s also my personal story. I named the company after my brother Max....

Miami Swim 2016

Our first Miami Swim Week! What an exciting weekend it was. We were honored to be a part the Gottex 60th Anniversary, as well as work with the beautiful Draya Michele for her swim line MINT Swimwear. And how can we not mention the beautiful and sexy Mia Marcell swimsuits and of...

NYFW FALL 2016

It was such a thrill being a part of NYFW. We caught up with Dasha and asked her to elaborate on some of the nail looks she created with Maxus.  MARCEL OSTERTAG “For Marcels show, Marcel wanted to keep the nails simple and natural, not to take away from the intricacies...

Maxus Muse

Women inspire Maxus Nails.  Strong, confident, bold, brilliant, beautiful and glamorous women. Real women and iconic women alike.   Women who are aware of the fire they possess; truly modern classic women who want it all and know that they do not have to settle for less. Since inception, we strive...