A family of monomers used in several types of nail enhancement systems.
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.
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.
Are you looking for the right nail products to start your career? We've compiled this handy list of convenient kits to help you get started off on the right foot.
Acrylic Trial Kit
Balance UV Gel Professional Kit
Gelish Hard Gel Starter Kit
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