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Olympic Athletes get CND Shellac’d London 2012

CND Shellac™, the Original Power Polish, gears up for the London 2012 Olympic Games at several Olympic Villages

July 23, 2012 – Starting July 21, athletes in the Olympic and Paralympic Villages will have the opportunity to receive complimentary 14 day+, superior shine CND Shellac manicures and pedicures by the UK’s top nail technicians, courtesy of UK professional beauty distributor, Sweet Squared. CND Shellac is the original and only Power Polish service that will last as long as the Games, helping athletes reach the podium in style!

To celebrate this Olympic initiative, CND is unveiling its medal-worthy nail looks, Olympic Gold & Olympic Spirit:

Olympic Gold  

Olympic Spirit

“We are thrilled athletes from around the world will be treated to a CND Shellac service during the Olympics and wish them the very best in their remarkable journey,” says CND co-founder and style director Jan Arnold. “We look forward to seeing all the Olympic inspired nails which will be uploaded onto the CND Facebook and Sweet Squared Facebook fan pages, and thank Sweet Squared for its continued support and enthusiasm for the CND brand.”

CND Shellac in the Village

Athletes are welcome to the Leisure Lounge at the official Olympic Rowing & Canoe Village as well as the Sailing Village for a medal-worthy manicure, pedicure and hand / foot massage starting Saturday, July 21 and every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday during the Games. These complimentary services will be offered at the Paralympics from August 29 to September 9. Athletes will have 36 gorgeous colors to choose from and the option to customize with Olympic themed designs.

Follow Live on Facebook and Twitter

Want to know what nail style your favorite athlete is sporting? Live tweeting with #OlympicShellac along with photos posted to the CND Facebook and Sweet Squared Facebook fan pages will give Olympic enthusiasts and nail buffs alike an insider look at the experience and perfectly manicured fingers and toes! Follow @CNDWorld and @SweetSquared.

The Original Power Polish

CND Shellac is a nail care system for natural nails that is winning over women all around the world. CND Shellac paints on like polish – base coat, color, top coat – and is cured in a CND UV Lamp so there is zero dry time. It combines the ease of polish with high-gloss shine, 14-day wear, easy 10 minute removal and no nail damage. CND Shellac is also hypo-allergenic & “3-Free” – no formaldehyde, toluene, or DBP.

About CND

Founded in 1979 and based in Vista, CA, CND (Creative Nail Design, Inc.) is the global leader in professional nail, hand and foot beauty. Deeply committed to advancing the nail care industry, CND devotes significant time and resources to product research and development, education, and customer support. CND is an industry-leading advocate for the role of nail care in personal beauty and fashion. For more information on CND or CND Shellac, please see

About Sweet Squared

Sweet Squared is the exclusive distributor in the UK for CND and embraces a philosophy that goes way beyond the simple distribution process. Passionate about the nail industry, Sweet Squared exist for the sole purpose of supporting and developing nail professionals through Honesty, Commitment and Passion. Not just providing education but creating careers and lifelong partnerships.

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