I use to be a Nail Tech in the 80’s and 90’s, and now I am back at it. I have done nails for over 20 years. I am excited to share my knowledge with you and help you with your own nail needs. If you are new to doing nails, this blog is a good place to start. If you have done nails for years, this is a place to share your ideas, tips and tricks!
I think that every woman deserves to be glamorous, beautiful and feel like they are on top of the world! Whether you are a stay-at-home mom or working woman or even retired. You deserve to look great and be pampered!
I hope my tips can help you reach your goals of having beautiful nails. When your nails look good, you feel great about yourself!
Acrylic gel nails are a quick and easy way to have beautifully manicured hands. These artificial nails can be done at home or in a salon. They look great when done properly and can last for several weeks before needing to be redone.
This article will guide you through the process of applying acrylic gel nails at home. The steps involved are:
1-PREPARE THE NAILS
2-APPLY THE BASE COAT
3-APPLY THE COLOR COAT
4-FINISH WITH A TOP COAT
Nail care is an important part of personal hygiene. You can do so much with your nails, paint them different colors, put designs on them, or just leave them alone. Having well-kept nails is a great way to show people that you pay attention to detail and that you are hygienic. I have always been very particular about my nails, even when I was younger. I have always had long nails and would spend hours cleaning and filing them. Here are some tips to help you get started in achieving the perfect manicure:
1. Always wash your hands before starting a manicure to prevent bacteria from getting into your nail bed and causing nail infections.
2. Trim your nails with nail trimmers before filing because it makes the process much quicker and easier, but don’t trim too low or else you may risk getting a painful ingrown nail.
Acrylic Gel Nails
The latest and greatest trend in nail designs is called acrylic gel nails. There are many benefits to this new design over the traditional look, as well as a few drawbacks. If you’re trying to decide whether you should try this new technique or not, here are some things you should know about it.
An acrylic gel nail is basically made from a type of plastic that can be molded and painted on. This gives the nail a much different look, but also makes it much easier to work with. Some of the biggest advantages of these nails are the fact that they can be applied easily at home, and that they don’t take long to do either. A typical manicure done at home will take about an hour, whereas one done using this type of acrylic can take as little as fifteen minutes! This makes them ideal for people who have busy lives or just want something that looks great right away.
Another benefit of acrylic gel nails is the fact that they are very durable. The material doesn’t chip or crack like regular polish does, so your manicures will last longer and look better for longer periods of time as well. You’ll also find that they’re less likely to break off when you apply them because you won’t have
Acrylic gel nails can be an attractive alternative to natural nails, but the product and application process is not without risks. Acrylic gel nails should be applied only by a skilled, licensed professional, and you must care for your nails properly to avoid infection. Gel nails are more expensive than traditional acrylic nails, but many nail technicians charge only a small premium to apply them.
Like traditional acrylic nails, acrylic gel nails begin with a liquid monomer and a powder polymer, which form into a hard plastic coating when combined. The main difference between normal acrylics and acrylic gels is that the latter are cured under ultraviolet light rather than air-dried. Once applied and set on the nail, acrylic gel is extremely strong; it is also very thin, so it doesn’t feel bulky or unnatural on the finger.
The greatest advantage of gel nails compared to traditional acrylics may be that they do not require filing or buffing prior to application. This keeps the natural nail intact, essentially making it less likely to break. Gel nails also offer a smoother finish than traditional acrylics, allowing for a closer fit between the real and artificial nail.
Since acrylic gel nails first hit the scene, nail techs have been trying to perfect their application in order to create a more durable, longer lasting manicure. Gel nails are an offshoot of the acrylic nail industry. They are made from a unique formulation of monomer liquid and polymer powder that when mixed together forms a gel. This gel is applied over the natural nail and then cured using an ultraviolet light. The result is a very strong, durable layer that protects and strengthens the natural nail. Unlike SNS Dip Nails, which is applied as a powder and then given a clear protective layer, acrylic gel nails are designed to be used on their own as the protective layer.
Acrylic gel nails can last as long as 3 weeks before they need to be filled in again with additional gel. This makes them perfect for people who have brittle or weak nails but still want to enjoy long-lasting manicures without having to worry about smudging or chipping their polish every hour or so. Because these types of false nails have become so popular with women who love having beautiful hands but don’t have time (or money) for frequent manicures, many different brands have come out with different types of gels that all claim to be better than the others. However, not
Things You Will Need
Acrylic gel brush
Acrylic gel dappen dish
Primer and dehydrator
Nail forms and tips
Cuticle pusher/cuticle oil
Cuticle nippers or scissors and files or buffers