A type of acrylic that is chemically configured to cure/harden (“set”) faster than traditional systems; fast set systems are favored by some competitors or experienced nail technicians or others who don’t need time to “work” with the product.
Sherri Traweek of The Nail Asylum in Redlands, Calif., created these Mardi Gras-themed tips that are ready to party.
OPI educator Rachel Jones of San Mateo, Calif., says that nothing takes years off a client’s hands than beautiful, classic pink-and-white nails.
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.
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
Competition White Gel
Extreme Stiletto Kit
Infinite Sculpting Forms
Troubleshooter: Acrylic Corrective Powder
February 26, 2014
Troubleshooter: Competition Smile Lines
February 19, 2014
Aerovex Systems' Sunflower II Nail Dust Collector
February 11, 2014
I Heart Acrylics20 photos
6th Global Nail Cup, Korea: Multimedia Nail Art53 photos
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