Nail technician Glenda Turner, right, gives client Dorothy Justice a manicure at Aura Salon and Boutique in Durham on Monday, May 18, 2015. Justice holds one hand under UV lights to cure a layer of polish while Turner works on the other hand. “Clients really love that you don’t have to spend much time under the dryer, and you don’t have to worry about touching something and messing up your polish,” says Turner.
Nail technician Glenda Turner, right, gives client Dorothy Justice a manicure at Aura Salon and Boutique in Durham on Monday, May 18, 2015. Justice holds one hand under UV lights to cure a layer of polish while Turner works on the other hand. “Clients really love that you don’t have to spend much time under the dryer, and you don’t have to worry about touching something and messing up your polish,” says Turner. JULI LEONARD jleonard@newsobserver.com
Nail technician Glenda Turner, right, gives client Dorothy Justice a manicure at Aura Salon and Boutique in Durham on Monday, May 18, 2015. Justice holds one hand under UV lights to cure a layer of polish while Turner works on the other hand. “Clients really love that you don’t have to spend much time under the dryer, and you don’t have to worry about touching something and messing up your polish,” says Turner. JULI LEONARD jleonard@newsobserver.com

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