A substance added or applied to an adhesive/coating to promote, speed, or control the curing (hardening) process; different from catalysts in that accelerators take part in the chemical reaction.
CND's Roxanne Valinoti suggests using Brisa Lite Smoothing Gel as a stand-alone correction service for clients whose nails are slightly less than perfect.
LCN educator Gail Eddy created this fun patriotic nail design to celebrate Independence Day featuring gels, stamps, and free-hand brushing techniques.
When dealing with acrylic odor, of course fume extraction is very important, but so are good work habits, says Jesse Bruner, owner of Jesse David Nail Design in Wilmington, Del.
Depending on conditions, clients’ hands and feet may be puffy, moist, and sweaty or cold, dry, and numb. A tech needs to know how to compensate for these changes so she can apply product to a consistent, stable nail surface each time.
Jessica Hoel of LuvNailz salon in Bellevue, Wash., has an interesting technique for her color gels.
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