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Manicures, Pedicures, IBX, Shellac, and Nail Restoration

CMP - Certified
Master Pedicurist
By North American School Of Podology

CND Shellac Pro

IBX Certified Master Pro

LCN Barefoot Specialist
Toe Nail Restoration 

LCN Luxury Urea Pedicurist

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Lydian Flash is a Certified Master Pedicurist

Lydian attended training by the NORTH AMERICAN SCHOOL OF PODOLOGY (NASP). 
Passing her Final Exam with 98%.
She is now a Cerified Master Pedicurist. (CMP)

The North American School of Podology (NASP) was founded in 2000 in North America to help distinguish the professional who has advanced training and knowledge in pedicures from the standard salon technician.
After more than 20 years of instruction, NASP has become the leading authority in foot care related education.

Our Mission

To improve the quality and safety of pedicures in North America one foot at a time. Educate~Elevate~Differentiate


Certified Master Pedicurist


Barefoot Toe Nail Restoration System by LCN. 

Certified LCN Barefoot Specialist Technician 
Barefoot Toe Nail Reconstruction

Barefoot Toe Nail Restoration System
*Lydian Flash Master Nail Technician Is Certified with the Barefoot Restoration System by LCN. 

#SafeSalonService #NailTechAustinTx #BarefootToeNailRestoration

Barefoot Restoration System by LCN. Barefoot is a means to restore a damaged nail
and/or can be used for Beautification purposes.

Tested and tried over 20 years

Colloidal Silver; Think of colloidal silver as a suspension of tiny silver particles evenly dispersed in water. Colloidal silver is used for many reasons, however in skincare products, it has an anti-bacterial and anti-viral function that acts as a natural preservative and helps to kill bacteria.

Clear plus other customizable colors.

Safe for contact with skin.

LCN foot care gels are compatible with all LCN gels.

Restoration & Beautification.

Contains Microcrystalline Silver and Piroctone Olamine.

Certification classes available.
*Lydian Flash Master Nail Technician Is Certified with the Barefoot Restoration System by LCN.
Lydian has attened two different Barefoot Certification Training Classes. 

Available in the USA and In Austin Texas 
@ Lydian Flash Master Nail Technician



July 10 2017

Lydian Flash attended a Certification Class to become a Certified LCN Luxury Urea Pedicurist.

Information about some of the ingredients in the LCN Luxury Urea Line

UREA - Due to its original version being found in the blood and other tissues, synthetic versions of Urea used in cosmetics are considered a skin-identical and repairing ingredient.  In skin care products such as the LCN Urea Luxury Pedicure line, the ingredient has two major benefits: it’s a very good moisturizing agent for dry skin and, in higher concentrations (above 10%), it can be an exfoliant.

SHEA BUTTER - This solid fatty oil made from the nuts of Karite Nut trees has exceptional healing effects.  Shea butter is also a rich source of antioxidants.

SACCHARIDE ISOMERATE is a good water-binding agent and emollient for skin. It is an effective moisturizer containing natural carbohydrates found in the stratum corneum of human skin. It binds to the free amino groups of lysine in the keratin of the stratum corneum, and cannot be washed off easily, leading to long-lasting moisturization. 

PROVITAMIN B5 - has natural broad ability to moisturize, soothe, heal and regenerate the skin.

JOJOBA OIL - The oil's gentle moisturizing properties heal and soothe damaged skin. It nourishes without making skin oily.  Jojoba Oil can also be used to treat windburn and sunburn.

Allantoin and Panthenol - to calm the skin


Lydian Flash Is Now A Certified LCN Barefoot Specialist Technician 

On August 8, 2016 Lydian Flash attended an extensive training seminar LCN Barefoot. The seminar was taught by Athena Elliot. (I was Honored to be in a class taught by Athena) After completion of the seminar, Lydian was tested on her skills and became a  Certified LCN Barefoot Specialist Technician.

Update - On July 9, 2017 Lydian Flash attended LCN Barefoot Seminar Taught by Athena Elliot.  This LCN Barefoot Seminar feautured Advanced Techniques as well as a refresher review.

The beauty industry's only pedicure-specific light curing one component resin, Barefoot is a means to restore the toenail partially or completely while providing an attractive cosmetic result. Barefoot is still flexible after curing and adjusts to the movement of the nails and feet - completely comfortable and natural. Available in a variety of natural shades, Barefoot can be used to match any nail type and provide coverage for even the most unsightly nails.



Lydian Flash Earns IBX Certified Pro Credential

On January 12, 2015, Linda Nordstorm Co-Founder of Famous Names Products and Educator for IBX Systems has certifed Lydian Flash an IBX System Certified Professional.  Lydian also attended a hands on IBX Certification Class in April 2016 and an Advanced IBX Certification Class taught by Linda & Jim Nordstorm in April 2017.

IBX SYSTEM creates nail strength from within.  

IBX is a New Revolutionary two-part system that acts as a Protective Shield for the natural nail under any Gel Polish Coating and can also be used as a Natural Nail Strengthening System to grow natural nails more readily on their own!  IBX is the first system of it's kind...this penetrative toughening system works inside the nail (instead of top), is cured with LED light and forms an interpenetrating polymer network that fuses the upper layers of the nail together.  The result is a tougher natural nail that can grow on it's own or act to protect the nail against frequent and potentially damaging removal.

IBX won INNOVATIVE IDEAS AWARD by Doug Schoon and Nails Magazine Readers Choice  Award.

Lydian is very Excited and Proud to offer the IBX System as a service in her salon.