A general term used to refer to the liquid monomers used in acrylic liquid formulation; the product formed when an organic acid reacts with an alcohol; all nail coating polymers, except for polishes, contain esters.
Sherri Traweek of The Nail Asylum in Redlands, Calif., created these Mardi Gras-themed tips that are ready to party.
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.
Does our environment change how we do nails? Do techs living in climates where it dips into double digits below zero work differently than techs who live where it’s nearly 100 degrees with 80% humidity?
CND educator ambassador Marilyn Olemma Garcia of Caguas, Puerto Rico shows how with pre-made — and wild-styled — acrylic sculpts and pieces of fabric, she can create fun, funky, and artistic nails.
Intro Acrylic Kit
Imagination Art Acrylics Pop Brights
Kym Lee Acrylic System
Troubleshooter: Acrylic Corrective Powder
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Troubleshooter: Competition Smile Lines
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Aerovex Systems' Sunflower II Nail Dust Collector
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I Heart Acrylics20 photos
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